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Obama Butts in Again

Obama Butts in Again Tibor R. Machan I am puzzled that there is hardly any mention in the press — columns, editorials, etc. — about Mr. Obama’s executive intrusion in the employment relation. He wants to have overtime pay be … Continue reading

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The NYT is wrong once again

The New York Times is Wrong Again Tibor R. Machan Here is the opening salvo in The New York Times of a lengthy piece on Rand Paul.  And it is dead wrong: “As Rand Paul test-markets a presidential candidacy and … Continue reading

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Consumerism and Christmas

Consumerism and Christmas Tibor R. Machan You all may recall that after 9/11 Osama bin Laden explained his orchestration of the terrorist deed that murdered some 3000 innocent human beings as payback for America’s materialism. (His anti-materialist rant is routine … Continue reading

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IP Anyone?

Intellectual Property Anyone? Tibor R. Machan There is a debate afoot now about whether one ever owns the likes of a novel, poem, computer game, song, arrangement or similar “intellectual” items. Some argue, to quote the skeptic, Professor Tom Bell … Continue reading

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At The Daily Bell: Laws versus regulations

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Obama’s Utilitarian Foibles

Obama’s Utilitarian Foibles November 20, 2013 Editorial By Tibor Machan The utilitarian insists that the morally right way to act is to promote the greatest good for the greatest number (of people but perhaps of all sentient beings). This goes … Continue reading

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Liberty & Productivity

Liberty and Productivity November 13, 2013 Editorial By Tibor Machan Statists routinely suggest their distrust of human initiative. This is why they keep advocating government stimuli instead of free markets. In a free market, one which prohibits government intrusions, regulations … Continue reading

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Investment & Prudence

Investment and Prudence October 30, 2013 Editorial By Tibor Machan To be prudent amounts to making sure that one takes good care of oneself in all important areas of one’s life. Health, wealth, family, friendship, understanding, etc. are all in … Continue reading

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Misunderstanding freedom of the press

Misunderstanding Freedom of the Press October 10, 2013 Editorial By Tibor Machan Katherine Rushton of The Daily Telegraph wrote a column trying to embarrass those in America, like Republican lawmaker Kieran Michael Lalor, who oppose bringing in Al Jazeera television … Continue reading

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A Note on Taxation

I have found it sensible to characterize taxation as a form of extortion. This is what it was when monarchs claimed that they owned the realm and everyone who occupied a part of it had to pay them for the … Continue reading

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