What Politicians Don’t Understand About Bailouts

John Goodman

The Affordable Care Act creates a new health insurance marketplace (the exchange). But because of the great uncertainty about what buyers will enter the market and who will buy what product, the law creates three vehicles to reduce insurance company risk. John Goodman explains why this is such a dangerous proposition...


A Ban on Common Sense

Jeffrey Tucker

The presumption throughout Common Sense is that tyranny should never again be tolerated. Despotism was for the old world. Reflecting on Thomas Paine's epochal work, Jeffrey Tucker argues that a government shutdown is precisely what the US needs to reassess its need and love of the State. Read on...


US Credit an Unfaithful Hussy

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A tragedy is brewing in the United States. Within a decade, the country that has gone from the second freest in the world to the 17th. And the threat is much worse than the federal government’s current 20% shutdown. Read on...