How terrorists profit from drugs

by Harry Browne -- During the last Super Bowl, you may have seen the government's TV ads (your tax dollars at work) claiming that teenagers who smoke marijuana help finance terrorists. Similar more…

This just in: Bin Laden wins Afghan war

by Harry Browne -- Osama bin Laden has won the war in Afghanistan – the first big battle of the War on Terrorism. Americans are claiming victory because American bombers have devastated more…

What the Enron scandal means to you

by Harry Browne -- Some people think the Enron scandal shows that big business is as dangerous as big government – and that Libertarians shouldn't support big business. Libertarians aren't pro-big business. more…

Real reform: Repeal all campaign laws

by Harry Browne -- You've undoubtedly read enough articles to know already what a farce the "campaign finance reform" bill is. Among other things, it outlaws most candidate advertising during the last more…

How to make people more responsible

by Harry Browne -- Some people object to libertarian ideas because there are too many irresponsible people in the world – people who will cause trouble if the government doesn't restrain them. more…

Promises, promises

by Harry Browne -- We all know that politicians would never lie to us or try to mislead us. Sometimes their enthusiasm gets the better of them, however. To the world's three more…

Non-existent budget surpluses

by Harry Browne -- President Bush has sent Congress a $2.12 trillion budget. It might appropriately be titled, "We're All Big Spenders Now." Of course, neither President Bush nor members of Congress more…

How did we lose America?

by Harry Browne -- In last week's article, I maintained that America's greatness stemmed from three unique factors: The Bill of Rights, which managed to keep the U.S. government relatively small for more…

What is America?

by Harry Browne -- Politicians love to tell us how special America is. But what is it that's special? It can't be the scenery – the "purple mountain majesties" or "thy rocks more…

Ignorance is dangerous

by Harry Browne -- Recently, in an article pointing out that less government would lead to less crime, I wrote: In 1943, there were 44 murders in New York City. In 1995, more…