By Virginia Fox | Oct 9, 2007 | 0
I stood on the bridge; I stood right there on the bridge looking down at the Rio Grande River, and what to my wondering eyes should appear, but a Mexican gentleman who had started himself a ferryboat service.
By Hobbes | Oct 1, 2007 | 8
Inspecting IDs is a waste of time and money, but it's ideal from the bureaucratic point of view because it doesn't solve the problem.
By Hobbes | Sep 28, 2007 | 0
We now know that Nancy Pelosi's Democrats are a bunch of crooked politicians, just like the ones they replaced last November.
By Hobbes | Sep 25, 2007 | 2
Mr. Washington said, "Government is like fire - an uncertain servant and a fearful master," but he missed the essence. At its core, governance boils down to two questions: "Who says?" and "Who pays?"
By Von Hayek | Sep 12, 2007 | 0
When Fred threw his hat in the ring on Friday night, Mitt Romney joked that Fred was being too hasty and should wait a few more months to decide. Notwithstanding the rancor, Romney's advice was actually correct.
By Von Hayek | Sep 6, 2007 | 3
Yesterday, Hillary Clinton called Social Security "the most successful domestic program in the history of the United States". If that's true, we'd hate to see a failed one.
By Von Hayek | Sep 5, 2007 | 1
Leonardo diCaprio says logging is bad for the environment. Environmentalists say we should use more wood. Make up your mind...
By Pukka Sahib | Aug 31, 2007 | 0
Bureaucracies never die, and India's still uses genuine red tape.
By Von Hayek | Aug 28, 2007 | 0
The best way of removing bad laws is to enforce them absolutely.
By Von Hayek | Aug 24, 2007 | 0
What's more important to the bureaucracy - fighting the war, or keeping the paperwork up to date?