Showing posts with label vision. Show all posts
Showing posts with label vision. Show all posts

Damon Root: How Libertarians Are Changing Conservative Views on Economic Liberty And The Constitution

A long overdue return to the Founder's vision.     This month marks the 110th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Lochner v. New York, in which the Court struck down an economic regulation on the grounds that it violated the 14th Amendment right to liberty of contract. In the early decades of the 20th century, Lochner     ... MORE

Shane Goldmacher: Rand Paul’s Big, Risky Bet on Youth

Can appeal to the young win with the Grand OLD Party. When Sen. Rand Paul makes his first visit to Iowa as an official presidential candidate next month, he will head to the campus of the University of Iowa. The location—one of the state's biggest liberal strongholds—seems unusual for a Republican, but Paul is headed there in the hopes  ... MORE

Thomas Sowell: Beware Of Our Betters

What motivates our self-appointed conservators.   Jonathan Gruber's several videotaped remarks about the gross deceptions that got ObamaCare passed in Congress should tell us a lot about the Obama administration. And the way that the mainstream media hesitated for days to even mention what Professor Gruber said, while they    ... MORE

Rand Paul: Conservative Realist?

by Matt Welch.  On Oct. 23, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) gave a major address in front of the Center for National Interest, a "realist" foreign policy think tank founded by Richard Nixon. As he did in a similar February 2013 speech in front of the conservative Heritage Foundation, the libertarian-leaning presumptive 2016 GOP presidential        ... MORE

Barry Farber: When Strong Words Came With Strong Deeds

"Don't break your toothpick."     Water power gets all the credit, but word power does the same kind of job. Water can unleash the forces of nature. Words can unleash the forces of human nature. Freedom-lovers from Minneapolis to Manila found energy and a stiffer backbone when, after the Japanese conquered the Philippine Islands, Gen.   ... MORE

Thomas Sowell: Success Or Failure?

Obama is a failure? Not so fast.        Those people who say that President Obama has no clear vision and no clear strategy for dealing with the ISIS terrorists in the Middle East may be mistaken. It seems to me that he has a very clear and very consistent strategy. And a vision behind that strategy. First the strategy — which is to get each crisis off  ...  MORE

Max Borders: Rise Of The Libertarians

Why Slate, Salon and the progressive media are afraid.     A lot of people are messing with libertarianism. We get it. If you see an alternative worldview gaining currency as your own is starting to lose out: attack, attack, attack. Strategically, it’s probably smart. When Jane Mayer wrote that sloppy hit piece for The New Yorker against the     ... MORE