Clichés of Progressivism
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 by EDMUND OPITZ
Freedom means spending your own money the way you choose, even if you sometimes choose foolishly.
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 by LAWRENCE W. REED
No trades are deemed as anything but "favorable" by those engaged in the trading, so how can anyone add all those trades up and arrive at something "unfavorable"?
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 by GARY M. GALLES
Progressives claim that the free market treats people like commodities. In reality, it is the only economic arrangement that protects the individual.
SEPTEMBER 05, 2014 by PAUL L. POIROT
Improving the lot of the working poor is not as simple as pushing a button. People are raised out of difficult working conditions over time through savings, investment, and innovation.
AUGUST 29, 2014 by LAWRENCE W. REED
True compassion means taking action personally to relieve suffering; supporting government redistribution is a vastly different thing.
AUGUST 22, 2014 by JULIAN ADORNEY
Big Government and Big Business often play well together, at the expense of start-ups, little guys, and consumers.
AUGUST 15, 2014 by LAWRENCE W. REED
Advocates of personal and economic freedom are usually in the individualism camp, whereas those who think of themselves these days as "progressives" are firmly in the camp of collectivism.
AUGUST 08, 2014 by MELVIN D. BARGER
When the State expands beyond its rightful limits, it doesn't matter who's in charge. Waiting for "the right people" to show up and fix it just gives the problems more time to get worse.
AUGUST 01, 2014 by LAWRENCE W. REED
A person has an incentive to care for what they own, but take away ownership and the incentive disappears.
JULY 25, 2014 by SANDY IKEDA
The question isn't whether the market is destroying the planet; it's whether the transformations are worth the cost--and where those costs are falling.