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October 2007

Volume 57, 2007


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Thank You, Internal-Combustion Engine, for Cleaning up the Environment

Widespread Pollution from Horse Manure Caused Diseases and Produced Methane Gas
October 01 2007 by ,

Are High Taxes the Basis of Freedom and Prosperity?

High Tax Rates in Nordic Countries Stifle Economic Development and Personal Freedom
October 01 2007 by ,

Book Reviews - October 2007

October 01 2007 by ,

  • Cannibal Island: Death in a Siberian Gulag
    by Nicolas Werth Reviewed by Richard M. Ebeling
  • Unwarranted Intrusions: The Case Against Government Intervention in the Marketplace
    by Martin Fridson Reviewed by Robert Batemarco
  • Bully Boy: The Truth About Theodore Roosevelt's Legacy
    by Jim Powell Reviewed by John V. Denson
  • Great Philanthropic Mistakes
    by Martin Morse Wooster Reviewed by George C. Leef

Last Taxpayer Standing

June 29 2007 by ,

The popular American folklore that taxpaying citizens are the masters and government the servant might lead one to expect that taxpayers can sue the government when they think it has spent their money in a way that violates their rights. But that's not how the courts see the matter. By and large, taxpayers as such have no standing whatever to sue the government. Maybe the master is the servant and the servant the master.


Milton Friedman Is to Blame for Unsafe Food?

Krugman's Cry Understates the Market's Ability to Provide Food-Quality Assurance
October 01 2007 by ,

The American Spirit of Enterprise

Unending Growth of the Interventionist Welfare State Threatens America's Greatness
October 01 2007 by ,

Hans F. Sennholz, 1922–2007

The Legacy of One Man's Devotion to Liberty
October 01 2007 by ,

After a long and productive life, a man of great faith passes on and is welcomed into Heaven. He is greeted with an invitation. “What would you most like to do?” he is asked.

Medicalizing Quackery

Medicalization Is Not Medicine or Science; It Is a Semantic-Social Strategy
October 01 2007 by ,

Freedom and Benevolence Go Together

Libertarians Want Everyone to Be Free Partly because They Care about Others
October 01 2007 by ,

Putting a Bureaucrat in Your Tank: Gasoline Markets and Regulation

Government Regulation of Gasoline Has Created a Fragmented Market and Vulnerability to Price Spikes
October 01 2007 by ,

Can We Be Free If Reason Is the Slave of the Passions?

Hume Was a Prime Agent in the Modern Intellectuals’ Fight against the Philosophy of Natural Law
October 01 2007 by ,

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