Tax-Supported Schools and Churches – Are they Different?

Prompt: "Is a tax-supported school any different in principle from a tax-supported church?"   If you've read my post from earlier this year, titled "State-Subsidized Churches and Schools - Is There a Difference?", then you already know the answer.   If you haven't checked out that post, no problem (but also, how come you didn't?). … Continue reading Tax-Supported Schools and Churches – Are they Different?

Economics – Is It Worth My Time To Get A Part-Time Job (at minimum wage)?

Prompt: Is it worth my time to get a part-time job at the minimum wage? Not now, as I am still in high school. I’m in my senior year, so I don’t have much longer to go. Once I graduate high school, I plan to get a part-time job for income to pay my bills … Continue reading Economics – Is It Worth My Time To Get A Part-Time Job (at minimum wage)?

Garage Sales and Government Intervention – Can They Mesh?

Prompt: If the state regulated garage sales, would poor people be better off? No. Why would anyone think that? Regulations only make it harder to run a business because the regulations become obstacles and hurdles for the business owners to jump through, especially with all the rules they would have to follow and work around. … Continue reading Garage Sales and Government Intervention – Can They Mesh?

Environmental Problems and Drug Prohibitions

Prompt #1: “How can private property rights solve environmental problems?” Air pollution, over-hunting, noise pollution, etc., are problems that existed ceaselessly until government intervened and put regulations on all this in the 1970’s. Before that, greedy factory workers polluted the air and damaged the environment until our benevolent government was able to rescue us from … Continue reading Environmental Problems and Drug Prohibitions