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The Freedom Machine? – USA vs Norway – Big vs Small Government

January 30, 2020 at 10:50 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

We don’t really know whether this machine actually sets us free – We don’t really know whether this machine actually sets us free – Does this Freedom Machine of ours really work…? Because Americans and us agree on one thing: Freedom – is good But the disagreement is about whether a strong government makes people

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“The Freedom Machine? – USA vs Norway – Big vs Small Government”

Europe’s Debt: America’s Crisis? – Big Government

December 2, 2019 at 5:25 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

ultimately a vast majority of current elected officials are career politicians, and they want to keep their job. And if the public pressures them to act and holds them accountable for failing to act, then they will ultimately change… because many of their top priorities is to keep their job. There are a number of

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“Europe’s Debt: America’s Crisis? – Big Government”

How Big Government Hurts Women

November 28, 2019 at 9:24 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

The bigger the government, the better for women. Is that statement true or false? Well, if party affiliation is any indicator, most women under the age of 40 would say “true.” Young women, especially single women, are among the left’s most loyal supporters. This isn’t surprising given that programs like government-subsidized childcare and government-mandated paid

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“How Big Government Hurts Women”

Government: Is it Ever Big Enough?

September 28, 2019 at 10:24 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Ever since Franklin Roosevelt promised Americans a “New Deal” in 1932, liberal politicians and pundits have insisted that the government must do more to alleviate poverty, increase economic security, and enhance the quality of life. But the word “more” implies there’s a level of government activity that would be “enough.” In reality, however, there’s never

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“Government: Is it Ever Big Enough?”

Do Big Unions Buy Politicians?

September 14, 2019 at 6:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Ever hear complaints about Big Banks, Big Oil and Big Pharma? I’ll bet you have. But there’s another “Big” that you rarely hear about — Big Unions. And I’m not talking about private company unions – like auto and steel workers. Only 6.7% of workers belong to private sector unions. No, I’m talking about Public

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“Do Big Unions Buy Politicians?”

How Big Should Government Be? Left vs. Right #1

September 12, 2019 at 7:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

One of the most important differences between the Left and the Right is how each regards the role and the size of the government. The Left believes that the state should be the most powerful force in society. Among many other things, the government should be in control of educating every child; should provide all

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“How Big Should Government Be? Left vs. Right #1”

The Bigger the Government…

September 10, 2019 at 2:24 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen. This is one of the most important realizations about society you will ever have. In fact, this understanding is the primary reason for America’s unique success as both a free and affluent society. Everything gets smaller as the government gets bigger. Liberty gets smaller, individuality gets smaller,

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“The Bigger the Government…”