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December 2004

Volume 54, 2004

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Destructive Destruction
Hurricanes Don't Cause Economic Growth

Government Should Regulate Charities?
Laws Against Theft and Fraud Already Apply to Charities

The Myth of Wartime Prosperity
Does War Really Help the Economy?

The Golden Calf of Democracy
Democracy May Be the World's Most Oversold Concept of Political Governance

The Economic Fantasy of "Star Trek"
Gene Roddenberry Believed Money Was a Vestige of Man's Base Past

The Dark Secrets of Rail Trails
The Rails-to-Trails Program Quietly Confiscates Private Land

Separate the Professions and the State
Certain Professionals Are Adept at Manipulating the Political Process

Ambrose Bierce on Socialism
Socialists Withered Under Bierce's Analysis

Primum Nocere
Psychiatrists Insist They Are the Benefactors of Their Involuntary Patients

Why Not More Liberty?
People Have a Desire to Impose Their Will on Others

Churchill's Folly: How Winston Churchill Created Modern Iraq
World War I Left a Legacy on Global Contemporary Politics

The Worm in the Apple
Teachers' Unions Are Highly Destructive

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