It's not quite Harrison Bergeron yet. But it's getting there.
"How did the most dynamic country on the planet become so sclerotic? We did it to ourselves. We enacted laws that privilege the status quo at the expense of change and progress. We liberally passed out veto rights to anyone with the money and wherewithal to hire a lawyer."
"The best job-market fix you’ve never heard of: ‘occupational licensing reform’ may be having a moment"
Occupational licensing reform ought to be hugely popular among politicians of both parties.
Well, if you don't want to take the time and effort to evaluate the research, just resort to bogus ad hominem attacks.
Venezuela is just the latest tragic addition to the list.
Donald Boudreaux really, really enjoys teaching introductory microeconomics. I'm with him all the way.
Well, not exactly everyone. A whole lot of parents with kids in terrible schools don't.
I have low expectations that our politicians will get the substance right, but I kinda thought they would be sensitive to, and be able to be correct about, appearances. But they are seemingly no longer able to do even that.
See also "A Lesson for Joe Biden".
At the conclusion of his prepared remarks, it was time for questions. Biden then looked down at a piece of paper and said, aloud, “The first person I was instructed to call on . . . .” You would think his handlers would make some minimal effort to disguise their puppet’s subservience and incapacity.
Ending crony capitalism requires understanding the difference between a pragmatic, pro-market dispensation and a dogmatically pro-business one.
I and my immediate family are all vaccinated. But I can certainly understand those who don't want to be. If you don't understand, reading this piece should help.