"The manipulation and slanted use of the term allows for the masses to think that they have some sort of say in the process. However, the idea of American democracy is just as much myth as the idea that Denmark is socialist."
"There are myriad problems that plague democratic government. One, in particular, is that in practice “the will of the people” actually means 'the power of interest groups.'"
"The moral justification of capitalism does not lie in profit maximization. It lies in capitalism being the only economic system which places the individual at the center, not the state or the group."
"Feel-good policies like that of California are like a diet of sweets, eventually you’ll face a real and deadly conclusion that could have been avoided by eating your veggies."
"The push to make cuts to the government is something I can fully support, but to do so before freeing up the market to take on what the government shouldn’t have been involved in in the first place is to put the cart before the horse."
"One idea persists that may allow substantial progress towards increased economic freedom in America: the flat tax."
"Large farm corporations have assured their money through agenda such as the Farm Bill, and our welfare system offering guaranteed sales to these corporations for institutions such as prisons and schools, all offset by our tax dollars."
"Backpage had its flaws, but it demonstrated potential for even better competitors to create tools for facilitating the world’s oldest profession like any other job; an entrepreneurial spirit to maintain safe workers and satisfied customers."
"What if, instead of futilely trying to defend ourselves against increasing surveillance and privacy violations, we were to instead target the incentive large companies have for spending large amounts of resources surveilling us in the first place?"
"The reality of non-compliance is far from being anti-law enforcement; it can indeed be viewed as being anti-authority, as our Bill of Rights is very much geared towards restraining authority."