I believe in the sovereignty of the individual. Therefore I believe in personal responsibility. I believe in the duty of self help and in the freedom that flows from self-reliance.
Tagged: Free Enterprise
Everything that government does and every benefit that the government provides – every highway, every bridge, every dam, every naval vessel, every fighter jet, every Humvee, every public school, every firefighter and every police officer – comes from the fruits of the success of the American people.
America is perhaps the only country on Earth that could have midwifed a company like Apple.We would do well to remember that and to remember why it is so.
An office full of government functionaries is simply no match for the creativity of the free market.
In 1951, a short, round, jolly Greek immigrant named Jack Koustoubardis began cooking hamburgers in a tiny little spot on Hillcrest Avenue in Dallas just down the hill from SMU. The place is still there and it’s called the Burger House. Everybody knew Jack. (His real name was actually Prometheus. Jack is the name he chose to authenticate his new status as an American.) The Burger House opened at 11 in the morning, closed at...