I believe Social Security is unjust. I think it’s wrong. I think it penalizes responsible people. It penalizes the young and it’s a massive redistribution of wealth.
It is ridiculous to assume you can tax the people that are working and give the money (to people) who are not working and somehow this creates economy activity. You are destroying as much by taking from those who are working and creating.
But while capitalism may be a convenient scapegoat, it did not cause any of these problems. Indeed, whatever one wishes to call the unruly mixture of freedom and government controls that made up our economic and political system during the last three decades, one cannot call it capitalism.
Israel is our only true ally in the Mideast, and supporting it is the only moral thing for the United States to do.
It doesn’t promote your life to reduce unearned guilt… You should get rid of that guilt. It’s unearned. You don’t deserve it. So when we guilt businessmen into giving, it’s not in their self-interest.
Regulators are power-lusting mediocrities.
Genuine rights don’t conflict—they enable us to live together without intractable conflicts.
The US economy today is in really bad shape. Our economic growth is minimal, our regulatory burden is horrific, taxes are high, businessmen are not investing in growth, and consumers and government are loaded up with debt.
To the extent America abandons Israel, it abandons itself.