by Jacob G. Hornberger
America of the 1800s was the most unique society in the history of man. People could engage in virtually any economic enterprise without permission of their public officials. People could become as wealthy as they want, and there was nothing the government could do about it. They could dispose of their ... [click for more]
by Richard M. Ebeling
Not long after the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776, Thomas Jefferson wrote of "the natural right which 0 men have of relinquishing the country in which birth or other accident may have thrown them, and seeking subsistence and happiness wheresoever they may be able, and hope to find them.
For most of America's history, our country's door was ... [click for more]
by Leonard Read
Mobility of goods and services is an elaboration or extension of man's own mobility. It cannot be said that man has mobility except as the manifestations of his labors are free to move....
That the general welfare is served by the free mobility of man's goods and services domestically is generally ... [click for more]