Today, we live in a world of the progressives’ creation, somewhere halfway between socialism and liberty. It is a volatile mixture. It is a world increasingly ruled by force; force wielded by a powerfully armed government. Whether it is the force of the income tax, the force of compulsory education, the force of regulation, or the force of law enforcement the effects are clear to all willing to see: a society becoming sicker and more aggressive.Read more »
A QUICK jog across a road to return a DVD and avoid traffic lights cost a man more than $300 after he was convicted of jaywalking.Read more »
Covering four lanes of traffic, this camera generated $2,079,206 in fines in the 2010-11 financial year - or more than $5500 a day.Read more »
Why would the resurgence have fizzled? The best explanation is that third-quarter growth was buoyed by the rebuilding of inventories, which were slashed in the depths of the crisis. That effect may have ebbed.
(Personal Note: Bad news, very bad news. Where goods do not cross borders, armies will.-Bastiat)Read more »
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