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Regulation

Video: Up & Down (The Basics)

You've doubtless noticed that we've spoken a lot lately about measuring things via an UP & DOWN analysis--in other words, does a particular action move us UP toward individual liberty or DOWN toward big government tyranny?  The basis of the idea comes from the...

A Letter to Santa Claus

On 6/21/12 the Court of Justice of the European Union handed down a ruling on a labor law case involving department store workers in Spain.  The workers originally won their case in a Spanish court. The National Association of Large Distribution Businesses appealed to...

Don’t Fence Me In

As you may remember Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin has renounced his U.S. citizenship (see an earlier post in this blog The wretched refuse of our teeming shore). This has caused a reaction in Washington D.C.  Senator Charles Schumer and Senator Bob Casey have...

I Declare; By Jere #2

Everyone Must Have The Right To Offend Others by Jere Krischel Most people would like to live in a polite world.  It’s pleasing to think of a utopia somewhere, out there, that contains nothing but agreeable conversation, avoids conflict at all cost, and carefully...