Wyoming Liberty Group
2016 is just around the corner. It looks like this is going to be an exciting election year.
Well, maybe not across the board. The Democrat field of presidential candidates is centered around a party-endorsed candidate. Democrat primary voters can vote for whoever they want, so long as the person they vote for is Hillary Clinton. Her inevitability is even more pronounced than Mitt Romney's GOP nomination was in 2012.
Senator Rand Paul has proposed a system of economic freedom zones to revitalize areas of the United States that are struggling with the toughest economic challenges. This is an intriguing idea that deserves a serious debate. The main question is, obviously: does he have the right recipe?
Are you tired of high taxes? Then move to Liberland.
A self-professed Libertarian politician from the Czech Republic says he has created a new, sovereign country on the Croatian-Serbia border where citizens decide their own tax burden, property and individual rights are respected and the national motto is "Live and Let Live." Vít Jedlička, a member of the Conservative Party of Free Citizens, recently appointed himself president of the Free Republic of Liberland, a “micronation,” located on the banks of the Danube River in a 2.7-square-mile patch of what he says is unclaimed territory. Jedlička says neither neighboring nation claimed the land when they established their borders following the breakup of Yugoslavia, and claims international law allows his claim.
Charles Katebi spoke with Chuck Gray on KVOC about the latest Obamacare tax to go into effect in 2015 — the Employer Mandate — and what it means for individuals and businesses. April 16, 2015
In an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on April 10 Wayne Hoffman of the Idaho Freedom Foundation expressed concerns over states' dependency on federal funds. It is refreshing to see that this topic is gaining interest among free-market think tanks, although Hoffman is a bit late to the party; my first article on the subject was published by the Heritage Foundation seven years ago.
Should education only focus on children’s future economic productivity? Or is education about so much more than contributions to the Gross National Product? Amy has some ideas in this week’s podcast. April 8, 2015
On Monday I mentioned that the Alaska state government is fighting a deep hole in their state's General Fund: after having ignored increasingly prominent signals of the state's finances being unsustainable, legislators in Juneau have now been forced to put together a panic-driven spending-cut package equal to seven percent of the General Fund.