Corrupt Politicians Retire Rich

Big government in the empire state breeds corruption With Republican State Senate speaker Dean Skelos and Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver convicted of corruption, you’d think there’d be some impetus among the citizens of New York to take rudimentary steps to clean up Albany. I was shocked to learn the other day that convicted state legislators still get to […]

Essence of the State

The nature of the state cannot be unseen At some point, every libertarian realizes a fundamental truth about their government: underlying every law, every regulation, and every tax, no matter how well-intentioned, is violence. Once you’ve realized how a state works, it’s hard to look at it any other way. Who enforces the rules and […]