Showing posts with label rent control. Show all posts
Showing posts with label rent control. Show all posts

September 13, 2018


California government tries new tactic to impose gun control: ammunition control

fromNYTimes: Sold from vending machines in Pennsylvania, feed depots in Nevada, pharmacies in Georgia and jewelry stores in Texas, ammunition is in many states easier to buy than cold medicine. But in California ...
2nd Amendment Assaults

The proposition that is on the ballot in November that could destroy California

fromEconomicPolicyJournal: Politicians seek to make the rent control measures that have destroyed housing in San Francisco throughout the state.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market

Likely 15M illegal aliens in U.S., giving blue states 20 additional Congressional seats

fromBreitbart: Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) says the counting of illegal aliens when dividing up congressional seats and electoral college votes is a violation of the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

America moves closer to being a cashless society

fromMarketWatch: Cash if freedom. A cashless society is one in which government can track every transaction the citizen makes. Liberty lovers should boycott all cashless establishments.
Individual Liberty: America's First Principle

Things you may want to buy now before Trump's tariffs kick in

fromEconomicPolicyJournal: Items primarily supplied by China and are on the 25% tariff list.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market

The real reason that 30 is the new 20

fromTheDailyBell: Teens used to get 7 years of apprenticeship and be experienced skilled workers by age 20. They were ready to support a family. They had practiced responsible behavior.
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

February 10, 2018


VIDEO: Donald Trump - Interview with Donahue 1987

fromLibertyPen/YouTube: Sharp and astute, Trump takes on Phil Donahue back in the day.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

John Stossel: Economic Myths

Economic ignorance sells.    Hillary Clinton: "Of course we want to raise the minimum wage!" Donald Trump: If we trade with China, "they suck us dry ... take everything. We get nothing!" Bernie Sanders: "Ordinary Americans are working longer hours for lower wages." But it's not true! Politicians are so ignorant about economics. On his blog, Cafe   ... MORE

Thomas Sowell: The Fact-Free Left: Part II

Intentions trump results, every time.     There is no way to know what is going on in someone else's mind. But sometimes their behavior tells you more than their words. The political left's great claim to authenticity and honor is that what they advocate is for the benefit of the less fortunate. But how could we test that? T.S. Eliot once said,    ... MORE

How San Francisco's Progressive Policies Hurt The Poor

by Scott Beyer.    In recent years, a contradiction has unfolded in San Francisco. On the one hand, the city continues to practice progressive economic policies. But rather than helping its poor and middle-class—as such policies are advertised as doing—these groups in San Francisco have become more unequal, downwardly mobile, and altogether     ... MORE

Airbnb And Its Enemies: Who's Afraid Of A $10-A-Night-Sofa

by Jim Epstein.       Lauren and Rob, who moved to New York City to make it in showbiz, rent a one-bedroom apartment on Manhattan's Upper West Side that costs $2,250 per month. Lacking a regular paycheck, the two performers make ends meet by hawking short-term stays on their living-room couch for $65 a night. Travelers find them through  ... MORE

Thomas Sowell: Liberalism Vs. Blacks

Evidence can be a real inconvenience.     There is no question that liberals do an impressive job of expressing concern for blacks. But do the intentions expressed in their words match the actual consequences of their deeds? San Francisco is a classic example of a city unexcelled in its liberalism. But the black population of San Francisco today is less   ... MORE

VIDEO: Milton Friedman - Public Housing


Professor Friedman discusses another road paved with good intentions.