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Socialism: A Barren System

AMERICANIST ESSAYS, LEONARD E. READ Source: The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty, March 01, 1963 Socialism is just as surely state ownership and/or control of the means...

The Special Treatment Homosexuals Demand

BY SELWYN DUKE There is one particular thing that illustrates better than anything else the unreasonableness — and some would say gall — of...

Young Men Think Old Men Are Fools

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL George Chapman observed, in 1605, “Young men think old men are fools.” So do American progressives young and old. They...

The Liberal Media’s Donald Sterling Race-baiting

BY SELWYN DUKE Never let a racial crisis go to waste is, I suppose, the credo of the Machiavellian mainstream media. Since the release...

A Voice in the Wilderness

BY CHRIS CLANCY (Read Part 1,  Part 2,  Part 3, Part 4, Part 5) In Western Europe, over a very long period of time, events transpired...

To Read Well, a Noble Exercise

In Defense of Thoreau and Walden SARAH SKWIRE, THE FREEMAN Gary North’s recent column on Thoreau’s Walden argues that Thoreau is a “literary scam artist” and...

The politics of St. Paul

MARK W. HENDRICKSON, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES In Romans 13:1-7 the apostle Paul writes: “ is the minister of God to thee for good”...

Liberty In Law

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL For generations, in the singing of Katherine Lee Bates "America, the Beautiful," (1) Americans encouraged each other to exercise freedom...

Immigration and National Survival

BY SELWYN DUKE When pondering our obsession with immigration, I’m reminded of how people in the ridiculous dystopian film Idiocracy were watering their crops...

Obamacare Lawbreaker in Chief: Barack Obama

BY SELWYN DUKE “The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly,” said Abraham Lincoln. It’s ironic that Barack Obama...

Pay It Backward—André French

BY ANDRÉ FRENCH Likely you’ve heard about the random acts of kindness that occasionally take place at fast food chains like Starbucks. The “Pay It...

2012 Election Fable—Ian Fletcher

BY IAN FLETCHER Once upon a time there was a republic. Like many republics before and since, it was immensely proud that it was not ruled...

Why Moral Don'ts Matter Most

DAVID C. ROSE, THE FREEMAN How important are moral values for the development and operation of a free-market economy? What follows is an explanation for...

Why Moral Don’ts Matter Most

DAVID C. ROSE, THE FREEMAN How important are moral values for the development and operation of a free-market economy? What follows is an explanation for...