Tag Archives: Free Market

Why Should Only Republicans Fear Socialism?

Why Should Only Republicans Fear Socialism?

“If there’s anything that terrifies North Dakota Republicans, it’s socialism,” my friend Tony Bender writes in a recent column His is the latest salvo in a debate in our state, raging in letters to the editor and comments sections and blog posts like this one, over the efficacy of socialism. Though a prerequisite to that

Thank the Government for Protecting You From Low Milk Prices

A reader recently sent me a picture of this sign posted on the glass door of a refrigerated display at a convenience store in Bismarck. It warns customers that a coupon for milk won’t be honored because it lowered the price below what state regulations allow. That’s right. The state government is literally protecting you

LegitSlater: Real VA Reform Will Come When The VA Gets Out Of Caring For Our Vets

The weekend brought news that Congress had reached a tentative agreement in principle to “fix” the beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs. The VA has been in the news recently when it was discovered 18 veterans died while on a secret waiting list for care at their Phoenix facility. An inspector general’s report in May also found roughly 1,700

Chris Christie Apparently Doesn't Mean What He Says About The Free Market

“We don’t have an income inequality problem, we have an opportunity problem in this country because government’s trying to control the free market,” New Jersey Governor Chris Christie told CPAC last week. “We need to talk about the fact that we’re for a free-market society that allows your effort and your ingenuity to determine your

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