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Ron Paul: Freedom and Market Competition

Ron Paul: True Competition is Needed in Healthcare

“True competition in the delivery of medical care is what is needed, not more government meddling.” ~ Ron Paul [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=foXQbmZxWYY[/youtube]

Industrial Farming: Immorality, Subsidized

As a lifelong vegetarian, no style of meat production is particularly appealing or justifiable to me. However, despite my herbivore bias, I still see an ethical dilemma present in current industrial meat facilities. Little respect is given to the conditions and treatment of the animals in industrial facilities. Animals rarely see the light of day […]

Increase Individual Choice Over Health Care

A recent New York Times article by David Leonhardt brings up an interesting proposal to pay for government health care: The numbers show there is only one sure way out of the problem, and, after months of roundabout discussion, that solution has re-emerged: It’s a tax on health care. If Congress taxes health care, the […]

The Battle Over Regulatory Might

Judging from the media and political scene today, regulations to “help the environment” or “punish greed” sound too good to pass up. However good increased government regulation and control may sound, it is essential that people consider the regulatory harm that is not directly seen. Today “Cap and Trade” and limiting carbon emissions is a […]

Upholding the Freedom of Competition

The philosophy of competition has taken a backseat to government interference. In the recent cases of Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, and Fannie Mae, among others, it was the government, not the marketplace, that determined whether the companies were fit to fail or survive. Traditionally, businesses are required to adjust to the harshest of circumstances if […]