“crony capitalism”

Cronyism for the Children?

August 29, 2012

A brilliant new video from the Charles Koch Institute shows with heartbreaking clarity how government controls of the economy discourage productiveness and encourage cronyism. The video begins, “Our children used to have big dreams.” Various children say things like, “When I grow up, I want to be a doctor!” and. . . Continue »

Can Paul Ryan Make the Moral Case for Capitalism?

August 18, 2012

GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan sets forth his basic political philosophy in an August 13, 2012 article for American Spectator, “Who Built America?” Ryan explicitly attempts to make the “moral case” for capitalism, arguing that “people have a God-given right to use their creativity to produce things that improve. . . Continue »