S2 E8: Hey, you kids get off my lawn!

Main Idea: Property rights are complicated. How do you navigate them? How do you explain them to kids? All right, in the first place, we think of this as “Don’t hurt people. Don’t take their stuff.” And we think about “stuff” as including property. After all, the founding fathers wanted “life, liberty, and property” asContinue reading “S2 E8: Hey, you kids get off my lawn!”

S2 E4: Lemonade Stands and Liberty Part 2: Taxes Kill Business

Main Idea: Taxes on the self employed discourage entrepreneurship and try to force us all into corporate control mechanisms; health insurance tied employment, retirement savings tied to employment encourage dependence on corporate entities instead of entrepreneurial ventures and creativity, Last week, we talked about how licensing laws and ordinances impede entry into the market forContinue reading “S2 E4: Lemonade Stands and Liberty Part 2: Taxes Kill Business”