Author: Rick Miller

Vote for Hillary?

I have heard several people, including libertarians, say they will vote for Hillary because Trump is worse. I hate to admit it, but if a gun were put to my head and I had to vote for one of the…

Guns and Surveillance; Lessons from France

Liberals and conservatives both resort to big government solutions when they are beset by the “We Must Do Something NOW” syndrome ………………………………………………………………………………. I watched a John Stossel program recently and it focused my attention on the big government ways of…

Bushama Economics

Bushama Economics   Bush and Obama Bush and Obama are thought to be so different and the Obama partisans I hear so often in NYC think that is the case.  I wish they would subject Obama to the same standards…

We Have Met the Enemy

“We have met the enemy and he is us.”  Pogo cartoon, 1971 Federal government spending is unsustainable.  By 2025 entitlement programs plus interest on the national debt will consume all Federal revenue.  The national debt will be six times GDP…

Rand Paul and The New York Times

This past Sunday, January 26, 2014, The New York Times had a front page article about Rand Paul.  My take: -The article had lots of useful information.  It reminds us to not idealize politicians.  Libertarians are more likely than most…