Thursday is, of course, Thanksgiving. A holiday which celebrates our inconceivable good fortune and tremendous bounty. Most of us celebrate our good fortune -- by joining with family and friends to consume massive amounts of bounty.
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Seton Motley is a consultant and the founder and president of Less Government, an organization dedicated to, well, less government. He is editor-in-chief of StopNetRegulation.org, a Center for Individual Freedom project.
David Lee Roth -- the original lead singer of mega-rock group Van Halen -- gave us an excellent assessment of the value of coin: “Money can't buy you happiness, but it can buy you a yacht big enough to pull up right alongside it.”
Just about all of us have been there. Dating someone -- and it isn’t working. You don’t get along. The person doesn’t give you what you want. You aren’t happy.
Ahh, bipartisanship. The unicorn of Washington, D.C. So many Ponce de Leons seek this Fountain of Youth. Like de Leon, most finally give up -- and just retire in Florida.
More government means more expensive everything. Every second and penny spent paying government taxes and complying with government regulations raises the prices of the goods and services people proffer.
How much more Obamacare failure must mount in a titanic heap before Congress decides to get more involved? Congress was given in 2014 a bi-cameral, bigger, and deeper Republican majority -- because of Obamacare:
Without investment, everything economic collapses. Stasis is death. We must constantly create and innovate to move forward our massive $14-trillion-per-year economy. That takes lots of speculative capital.
Most of us on the center-right very much like free trade -- for at least a couple of reasons.
Net Neutrality remains an omni-directional terrible idea.
California -- the Golden State that hasn’t been golden in decades. And has for decades been under the near total control of the Democratic Party. These two things are not unrelated.
There’s an old military pilot adage - believed to have been born during World War II, “When you’re taking flak, you’re right over the target.”
Obamacare is an unmitigated, omni-directional disaster.
We less government types believe in the Yellow Pages Rule: If you can find it in the Yellow Pages, the government shouldn’t be doing it.
Happy Election Day Eve, All.
We had some inordinately interesting congressional testimony recently from David L. Hunt, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s inspector general.
The left consists of two groups of people running on two parallel yet very different paths to oblivion.