What’s a more iconic American postcard than young kids operating their own lemonade stands? What’s a quick way to teach kids the impact of government regulations on entrepreneurs? Shutting down their lemonade stand.
The European Central Bank has announced its intention to create out of thin air over one trillion new Euros from March 2015 to September 2016. The rationale, the monetary central planners say, is to prevent price deflation and “stimulate” the European economy into prosperity.
The only problem with their plan is that their concern about “deflation” is a misguided fear, and printing money can never serve as a long-term solution to bring about sustainable economic growth and prosperity
This essay is based on remarks delivered on February 23, 2013 at the Eighth Annual Wisconsin Conservative Conference. In 2016, in time for the next presidential election, every child…
An oil and natural gas boom is underway in the United States, born of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” It has created tens of thousands of well-paying jobs…