Blog author: jcarter
Friday, September 14, 2012

Defending the Dream: Why Income Inequality Doesn’t Threaten Opportunity
David Azerrad and Rea Hederman, Jr., Heritage Foundation

Those who focus on income inequality have embraced a very different American Dream from the one that is familiar to most Americans. They still use the traditional language of opportunity, but their new dream has very little in common with the real American Dream.

The Biblical Case for Limited Government and Low Taxes
James Arlandson, American Thinker

The main principle here in this article is one that goes wrong: from simplicity to complexity. We need to reverse the process.

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How Licensing Laws Kill Jobs
Lisa Knepper, The Atlantic

Why does a manicurist in Alaska go through three days of training, while one in Alabama goes through 163?

Jubilee Myth #4: Does Jubilee Lead to Income Equality?
Art Lindsley, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics

Some argue that the periodic “redistribution” of land at Jubilee kept the rich from gaining more wealth, and the poor from descending deeper into poverty.