Monthly Archives: July 2012

Elementary Mr.Obama

Elementary Dear Obama Ok, so none of us creates or produces anything ex nihilo. What if anything follows from this? Our teeth weren’t made by us, nor our hair or nose or eyes. Yet we often benefit because of these. … Continue reading

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Is Utilitarianism a Sound Ethics?

Is Utilitarianism a Sound Ethics? Tibor R. Machan Recently some who failed to disclose that Penn State University’s assistant football coach molested several youngsters tried to excuse themselves saying they remained silent in the hope of preserving the university’s good … Continue reading

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The New York Times Meets Property Rights

The New York Times meets Property Rights Tibor R. Machan Over the last several years I have subscribed to The Sunday New York Times, mainly because it came with accessibility to its daily online editions. I like to read the … Continue reading

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What’s the Fuss About those Uniforms?

What’s the Fuss About those Uniforms? Tibor R. Machan Senate majority leader Reid expressed outrage about the fact that the uniforms American athletes were going to wear at the opening ceremonies for this summer’s Olympics in London, UK, were manufactured … Continue reading

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The Open Secret to Affordability

The Open Secret to Affordability Tibor R. Machan For a little while I was mystified about what would make the health insurance scheme that’s at the heart of Obamacare affordable. I was reading about the measure all around the Web … Continue reading

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Socialism American Style

Socialism American Style Tibor R. Machan Mr. Milos Foreman is a renowned film director but not a good political economist. This is evident in his recent New York Times op-ed defense of Barack Obama from those who charge the president … Continue reading

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The Allure of Mandates

The Allure of Mandates Tibor R. Machan Peter Coy of Bloomberg/Businessweek is an avid fan of mandates (see his “The Case for Way More Mandates” 7/9-7/15, 2012, p. 24). Which is to say he prefers forcing people to do what … Continue reading

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