US versus Europe: Nordic countries

This is the second of two posts comparing the US and Europe, in response to Big Government advocates wishing that America was more like Europe. In the first post, I discussed why the desire for a European-style welfare state is misguided. In this post, I will discuss the Nordic countries (defined here as Denmark, Finland, … Continue reading US versus Europe: Nordic countries

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US not the beacon of freedom you think

Historically, the US has been known as a beacon of freedom. Unfortunately, that reputation has become tarnished over the past ten to fifteen years. I’m referring to economic freedom, not political freedom. Economic freedom means that each person is free to work, produce, consume, and invest as they wish. This involves personal choice, voluntary buying … Continue reading US not the beacon of freedom you think