The most powerful people are those who can fulfill their purpose, and convince others of their views without forcing them to believe the same.
Recently, Puerto Rican voters again backed U.S. statehood in its fifth referendum of the sort. Due to a boycott of the election, voter turnout was at a low of 23 percent. Of this 23 percent, 834,000 voted for U.S. statehood, followed by 7,800 votes for free association and 6,800 to maintain it’s current territorial status. It is clear from these results and other data that Puerto Rico needs a change.
One thing that abandonment of the Gold Standard has most proven is that “a sharp drop in productive output, in investment, in employment and in the value… Read more “Economic Liberties: Consistency”
It is a right of the taxpayer, for the government to not give their money away to another taxpayer, or competing corporation. Economic favors destroy the right to fair competition.
There are two obvious rationales to either justify or not justify minimum wage laws. One rationale holds that there is a bare minimum amount that someone can be… Read more “Economic Liberties: Minimum Wage”
The principal economic liberty is free trade. This is a right, along with the right to free travel that every citizen should enjoy except those on trial for a crime, or serving sentence for a crime.
Proper Democracy is consensual. The notion that the government can manipulate rights by popular vote, to say the least, provides a shaky foundation for a nation.