Post Tagged with: "free enterprise"

February 18, 2013 05:40

The Economic System That Time ( and GOP ) Forgot

America, especially in the areas that most concern us—education, health care, banking—is not a free enterprise system, and has not been for some time. Under Obama, we’re becoming even less of a free enterprise system than ever and have arguably passed the “tipping point” into socialism or economic fascism.

July 27, 2012 05:25

Government kills kid’s hotdog business – we all did that?

A classic example of how government interference destroys free enterprise and people trying to help themselves instead of looking for a government hand out. This is Obama’s help for business.

June 22, 2012 07:44

Why should business defend itself—even if it is for the right to sell super-sized sodas?

If the government can ban sales of large sodas, it can also ban sales of foods and other products it does not deem healthy. And the next step is to dictate what products we must buy in order to stay healthy or lose weight.

April 9, 2012 06:09

The Market That Really Matters

This is the market at work — that network of exchange, cooperation, service, innovation, emulation and competition that makes the world tick, all in the service of human well-being. The more market we have, the more progress we will see.

February 22, 2012 05:52

Jetsons Episode 5,437: the Kroger vending machine

We are surrounded every day by the glories of free enterprise and risk tasking. We don’t have to lobby for the progress. We don’t have to vote for it. We don’t have to stop our lives and get involved in some stupid pressure group and march around with signs that say: “we want to do our grocery shopping through vending machines!!”

January 12, 2012 10:41

Crony capitalism is failing; let’s try the real thing

Capitalism is the greatest tool of wealth creation, social advance and economic development ever known. Conservatives must make the moral case for real capitalism, and take action against crony capitalism — and the culture that created it.

October 14, 2011 03:40

Economic Freedom in America Today

For years the United States has been a world leader in economic freedom. But runaway government spending and burdensome regulations have caused a decline in economic freedom in the United States. If our economic freedom continues to fall, how will it affect our quality of life?

October 3, 2011 06:00

Free Markets, Not Redistribution, Is Best Way to Reduce Poverty

The so-called War on Poverty has failed. Making government bigger and creating more federal redistribution programs has been bad news for taxpayers. But the welfare state also has been a disaster for the less fortunate, creating a flypaper effect that makes it difficult for people to lead independent and self-reliant lives. This Center for Freedom and Prosperity Foundation video shows how the poverty rate was falling after World War II — but then stagnated once the federal government got involved.

March 30, 2011 06:42

Liberty or equality? Freedom or socialism?

“You can only aim for equality by giving some people the right to take things from others. And what ultimately happens when you aim for equality is that A and B decide what C should do for D. Except that they take a little bit of commission off on the way.” – Milton Friedman

January 17, 2011 05:39

Grow The Economy Not The Bureaucracy

If we want manufacturing and innovation to grow reduce taxes to the lowest in the world and take the steel boot of regulation off the throat of free enterprise and watch our manufacturing base and our industrial output soar.