Defenders of Capitalism Blog

The “Conservative” Assault on I, Pencil

by Mitch Whitus
 

Spontaneous order is the bane of central planners – to authoritarians and advocates of big government, the idea that complexity and problem-solving can arise from decentralized actions is anathema.  How can thousands of people around the world, without any sort of central direction, create such miraculous inventions like computers, cars, or, even, a pencil?… Read more >>

How About Making Elections Less Important?

By Anders Ingemarson [Orignally published on Separate! Feb. 12, 2022]

Conservative claims of 2020 election fraud have been repeatedly refuted. For example, The Wall Street Journal reported back in January that the conservative leaning Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty (WILL) that supported many of Mr.… Read more >>

New York Times’ 1619 Project Has an Anti-Constitutional, Collectivist Political Agenda

by Thomas Krannawitter, PhD
 
You know as well as anyone that the idea of equal, natural, individual rights is the foundation of free society. You also know that those who advance efforts to dismiss, denigrate, or discredit the idea of equal, natural, individual rights are no friends to freedom.  … Read more >>

Net neutrality and Title II regulation of broadband

by Mike Rivers
 
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 to regulate broadband internet yesterday (under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934). This move is being heralded as a big victory for the little guy. In reality, it is the victory of those with more political influence over those with less.… Read more >>

Should You Have a Vision Greater Than Self?

by Don Beezley
 
It’s common to try and motivate folks by urging them to “have a vision greater than self” i.e., to place something else above the value of the individual. It sounds appealing—we all want our lives to have meaning, be a part of great causes, make a difference and leave the world a better place.… Read more >>

Eric Weissman On Syria

Eric Weissmann

Dear Friends:
It’s been a while since I wrote you – but the crossroads facing our nation is too important not to be addressed. The President should be commended for following the Constitutional order and referring questions of initiating hostilities to the Congress. … Read more >>

Three Cheers for Tim Cook!

If you believe that America has big problems because our culture no longer recognizes rights, encourages innovation or celebrates success – then you gotta be a little encouraged by Apple’s CEO.  If you are looking for some spine amongst the producers of the world to get involved in the battle for our culture, Mr.Read more >>