Jose Nino is a Venezuelan-American political activist based in Fort Collins, Colorado. Contact: twitter or email him here.
While everyone was talking about the 2018-2019 United States government shutdown, the House began pushing a new bill on universal background checks for gun ownership.
Cleveland was a staunch critic of government subsidies and crony privileges. He saw no constitutional justification for welfare and famously stated: “Though the people support the government, the government should not support the people.”
With another Martin Luther King Day come and gone, we were reminded that the views of King are regarded as the model for the "civil rights movement."
Some of this is merited, of course. King stood up to governments that used state force, via Jim Crow laws to mandate segregation and...
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Although hardly "free-market" in any doctrinaire way, the relatively free economy of Taiwan delivered immense growth in standards of living while many Chinese on the mainland starved.
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Venezuelans are defenseless against a government that runs roughshod over their civil liberties and economic livelihood.