Post Tagged with: "right to earn an honest living"

Thirty Years Ago, the Ghostbusters Saved NYC from the EPA

Thirty Years Ago, the Ghostbusters Saved NYC from the EPA

August 28, 2014 at 4:30 pm 0 comments

by Kathleen Hunker: Moviegoers honored comedic genius today as Ghostbusters, the flick that made the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man a cultural staple, hit its 30 year anniversary. If you’re anything like me, that means a nightlong marathon, albeit on my home television and not one of 700 theaters rereleasing the […]

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Texas Should Protect Its Littlest Entrepreneurs

Texas Should Protect Its Littlest Entrepreneurs

February 13, 2014 at 8:25 am 0 comments

by Kathleen Hunker: Texas prides itself on being the living model of American entrepreneurship. Our commitment to economic freedom and low taxes—to say nothing of our rugged individualism—all work to ensure that Texas remains a place where job creators are forged. Yet, despite the high value Texans see in free […]

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Government Forces Hobson’s Choice on Business Owners

Government Forces Hobson’s Choice on Business Owners

February 4, 2014 at 11:15 am 2 comments

by Kathleen Hunker: Over 50 briefs were filed at the U.S. Supreme Court last week in support of Hobby Lobby, the national arts and crafts retailer battling the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) for its disregard of religious liberty. Although the legal issues varied, several briefs challenged a very corrosive […]

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Obamacare Closes Door to Opportunity

Obamacare Closes Door to Opportunity

November 12, 2013 at 10:20 am 2 comments

by Sarah Rumpf: Recent news reports have featured a flood of stories about Americans receiving cancellation notices from their health insurance companies due to changes required by Obamacare, and many of the soon-to-be-cancelled policies are the “catastrophic” plans popular with younger people. Yet it’s these catastrophic plans that offer financial […]

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Liberty and Superheroes: The Hazard of Occupational Licensing

Liberty and Superheroes: The Hazard of Occupational Licensing

October 14, 2013 at 8:30 am 2 comments

by Josiah Neeley: What do Superheroes and economic freedom have in common? That’s the intriguing question posed recently by Crony Chronicles, which compared occupational licensing schemes to the idea of “Superhero Registration” which is a recurring storyline in superhero comics and movies: The Mutant Registration Act. The Superhero Registration Act. […]

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