"Deadweight loss occurs when something intervenes in the market and shifts the equilibrium price. Price ceilings, price floors, tariffs, and other externalities can create these pockets."
"We need to start understanding the differences between something being preferential and it being perfect. Anarchy is neither utopian nor perfect, and that’s exactly the point."
As hurricane Dorien makes its way towards the East Coast, we’ve begun to see the regular preparations get underway. People boarding up their houses...
"The issue of dogmatism is one that we firmly believe is at play in the current political climate, but rarely do we bother to shift that mirror towards ourselves to see if we too are not guilty."
"What is right is not determined by what the outcome is, but by what the means entail, and if those means do not adhere to the basic principle of respecting the sanctity of any single human life, then what is being done is wrong."
"In principle, new laws are passed, upheld, and enforced to protect us and our inalienable rights. Violation of these laws have consequences and the fear of the consequences are meant to deter us from said violations."
"Taiwan acted just like any other independent nation, unlike what some other superpower nations might have us believe, that it’s 'part of China.'"
"Yes, I’m talking about recreational nukes, or McNukes they’ve come to be called."
"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."
“The freer the market, the freer the people” still rings true, but it should be fought for on the merits of what it is rather than what amounts to little more than hypothetical cures.