Laws against low prices?!

Here’s a quote from a January 27th Wall Street Journal article : “Are low prices putting your family at risk? Believe it or not, some regulators seem to think so. Twenty-six U.S. states still have a “minimum markup” law, a relic of Depression-era economics that prevents businesses from charging less.” We have laws against low prices? … Continue reading Laws against low prices?!

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Why CAFE fuel standards are foolish

The CAFE fuel economy standards leave much to be desired. Let’s see why. What is CAFE? Corporate Average Fuel Economy, or CAFE, was enacted in 1975. CAFE regulates the fuel economy of new consumer vehicles sold in the US. In a nutshell, each automaker is required to meet or exceed certain MPG (miles per gallon) … Continue reading Why CAFE fuel standards are foolish

Democrats Should Fear Big Government

Libertarians and Republicans are typically more distrustful of government than Democrats. However, recent events may be making Democrats think twice. Since the 2016 election, many Democrats have bemoaned the power that President Trump has wielded or will wield. Welcome to the party, my lefty friends. Distrust of government is a longstanding and healthy characteristic of … Continue reading Democrats Should Fear Big Government