If you make the government feel too dangerous, a corrective bloc of voters will pour cold water on your face.
The lonely crusade against government hubris.
The best thing you could say about Bill de Blasio was that he was good for a laugh.
Elon Musk: Government Is 'the Biggest Corporation, With a Monopoly on Violence, Where You Have No Recourse'
Musk's finally ready to admit that government subsidies distort markets and that government actors are terrible at capital allocation.
Today's highly successful space race "is not something for two billionaires to be directing," says Sanders, who favors the government spending taxpayer money to do the same damn thing (but more slowly).
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Get ready to pay for new nanny-state technology and for bypassing the unwelcome intervention.
Texas' Costly 'Operation Lone Star' Leaves Alleged Illegal Immigrants Trapped in Jail with No Due Process
Gov. Greg Abbott’s crusade is costing the state huge sums just to try to prosecute thousands of misdemeanor trespassing cases.
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No matter what the public wants, crises typically leave the state more powerful.
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Corporations can afford robots. Their competitors often cannot.
The hasty work behind the PPP and other relief loans shows the limits of big government.
Biden Claims 5 Past Fed Chairs Back His Jobs Plan, but 2 Are Dead and 2 More Have Been Quiet About It
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California Democrats and journalists are suddenly concerned about expensive government.
Americans distract themselves with freak-show headlines while political institutions escape their control.
Will Ecuador make the same mistake Venezuela already suffered through with dedollarization?
If the refusal of lawmakers to enact a president's policies is justification for unilateral executive action, then a slide toward elective monarchy is inevitable.
Let people join with the like-minded to reject officials and laws that don’t suit them and to construct systems that do.
Government is not reason. It is not eloquence. It is force. We could use a little less of that, please.
The show takes plenty of creative license, but viewers are smart enough to distinguish drama from documentary.
Inspired by Germany's notorious hate-speech law, more countries seek to impose steep penalties on platforms that don't comply with their censorship whims.
A president from a party supposedly committed to restraining the federal government is now sending enforcers to cities over local objections.
If there's one thing at which governments have excelled during this crisis, it's been collecting fines from anybody who steps out of line.
Governments overplayed their hands with mandates that they are losing the ability to enforce.
Leave people room to experiment with approaches to protecting life, liberty, and property.
Top-down, one-size-fits-few mandates are recipes for conflict.
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Competent responses to the crisis have come from people and organizations voluntarily helping each other and themselves.
People sometimes regret actions taken hastily during a crisis but find reversing them diabolically difficult.
Government officials’ disdain for personal liberty and economic pain drive Americans to the streets.
Government agencies and public utilities are the most preposterous examples of stasis. The coronavirus might force them, finally, to innovate and join the modern world.
A pandemic becomes an excuse for treating people as playing pieces in a game.
Most serious approaches to the crisis, however, are decidedly libertarian. They involve reducing regulations that keep industries from responding rapidly in an emergency situation.
"We have the capacity to keep this contained," Mayor Bill de Blasio told New Yorkers on March 2.