Tag Archives: Gary Gibson

  How Private Policing Trumps Government Law Enforcement [Editor’s Note: The following post is by TDV Editor, Gary Gibson] To see how the private sector outperforms public policing in the real world, just take a look at Detroit. Yes, Detroit … Continue reading

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National Stockholm Syndrome Day

Need a tax expert? I ask because National Stockholm Syndrome Day is almost upon us. All across the nation the American people are paying their federal masters not only with money but with time and worry. Meanwhile the tax reporting … Continue reading

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Don’t Bother Raising The Minimum Wage

 by TDV Editor, Gary Gibson Elizabeth Warren just realized that the minimum wage should be $22 if it had kept up with economic growth. She suspects in her tender, socially conscious heart that greedy employers have been shafting the lowest … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Murray!

As I write this, it’s still Murray Rothbard’s birthday. Rothbard, of course, is the world’s first professed anarcho-capitalist (he coined the phrase) and hence a man we here at TDV celebrate warmly and with vigor. English: Murray Rothbard in the … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry About Buying Local

“The ‘buy local’ stuff is a fallacy born of short-sightedness and midwifed by a gullibility for trite phrases like “buy American” and “support our troops”. First let’s look at the argument taken to the absurd levels…” Yep, it has been … Continue reading

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