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Economic and Political Freedom

Just as a slight difference in the angle at it origin can dramatically change the direction and distance of a trajectory, a seemingly slight change in a definition can dramatically change the the outcome from from the use of a commonly used term or idea.

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Freedom and Equality

“Nature smiles at the union of freedom and equality in our utopias. For freedom and equality are sworn and everlasting enemies, and when one prevails the other dies. “

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The Limits of Politics

from Ron Johnson at the Wall Street Journal,  Too Many Politicians Try to Hide the Real Problem Our Founders, who fought to free themselves from dictatorial monarchies and aristocracies, understood that as government grows, freedom necessarily recedes. Because our schools…

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Two Wolves and a Sheep

I am guilty of associating freedom with democracy.  Thomas Sowell writes in his book The Thomas Sowell Reader that there is a distinct difference in the chapter ‘Freedom Versus Democracy.’ Democracy and Freedom are too often confounded.  Britain itself did…

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A Strong Economy is a Free Economy

We have seen before how the separation of economic and political aims is an essential guarantee of individual freedom and how it is consequentially attacked by all collectivists.  To this we must now add that the “substitution of political for…

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Freedom and Equality

“A society that puts equality — in the sense of equality of outcome — ahead of freedom will end up with neither equality nor freedom. The use of force to achieve equality will destroy freedom, and the force, introduced for…

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A Cuban Tragedy

A Cuban massacre we never heard about.. from American Thinker July 13, 2009 Anniversary of a Castroite Massacre By Humberto Fontova read whole story here excerpt: So what’s the alternative if you can’t flee Cuba? Well, in 1986 Cuba’s suicide…

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