The Jones Act Does Not Keep America Safe The Jones Act Does Not Keep America Safe

The Jones Act Does Not Keep America Safe

Does an old 1920s shipping law really keep the United States safe? ...See More
The State is a Terrible Farmer…and Businessperson The State is a Terrible Farmer…and Businessperson

The State is a Terrible Farmer...and Businessperson

Fallow fields stand as reminder of failed government "business" ventures ...See More
The Man Who Outsourced the Government The Man Who Outsourced the Government

The Man Who Outsourced the Government

The man who created an entire city run by entrepreneurs instead of government is ...See More
Grassroot Institute Criticizes DOI Rule for Subverting Will of Native Hawaiians Grassroot Institute Criticizes DOI Rule for Subverting Will of Native Hawaiians

Grassroot Institute Criticizes DOI Rule for Subverting Will of Native Hawaiians

Watchdog group cites overwhelming Native Hawaiian opposition to federal recognit ...See More
Mythbusting HART, Part 2 Mythbusting HART, Part 2

Mythbusting HART, Part 2

Last week we took a look at the HART website where it took issue with our estima ...See More
UN Panel Blames Capitalism, Property Rights for Lack of Access to Medicines in Poor Nations UN Panel Blames Capitalism, Property Rights for Lack of Access to Medicines in Poor Nations

UN Panel Blames Capitalism, Property Rights for Lack of Access to Medicines in Poor Nations

On Wednesday morning, a special United Nations High Level Panel on Access to Med ...See More
Quo Warranto Fu: Does County Environmental Manager’s Law Degree Qualify As “Engineering … or related?” Quo Warranto Fu: Does County Environmental Manager’s Law Degree Qualify As “Engineering … or related?”

Quo Warranto Fu: Does County Environmental Manager's Law Degree Qualify As "Engineering ... or related?"

We love quo warranto cases. Not just because “if it ain’t Latin, it ...See More
It’s Fun to Argue, But Gee Whiz! It’s Fun to Argue, But Gee Whiz!

It’s Fun to Argue, But Gee Whiz!

One of the great things about being a citizen of the United States is freedom of ...See More

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The Man Who Outsourced the Government

The Man Who Outsourced the Government

The man who created an entire city run by entrepreneurs instead of government is coming to Hawaii on Sept 28th and 29th. Tickets available here! The following interview was conducted by the Foundation for Economic Education magazine, The Freeman. Oliver Porter created...

Mythbusting HART, Part 2

Mythbusting HART, Part 2

Last week we took a look at the HART website where it took issue with our estimate that the surcharge was costing us all an average of $200 per person annually.  Today we take a look at another vexing question:  With all this money coming in to fund the train, how...

It’s Fun to Argue, But Gee Whiz!

It’s Fun to Argue, But Gee Whiz!

One of the great things about being a citizen of the United States is freedom of speech, which partly means the freedom to argue about government policy.  Many of us have to one extent or another become like lawyers, arguing one side of the case or the other, heedless...

Mythbusting HART, Part 1

Mythbusting HART, Part 1

With all of the recent discussion about HART and the Honolulu rail project, there have been quite a few assertions that people have been playing fast and loose with facts.  Some of the statements made by the Foundation have been part of this discussion, so we will...