Why Capitalism is Necessary- Milton Friedman

Many condemn Capitalism or chastise its outcomes. Many say that Capitalism is synonymous with greed, inequality and evil. In fact, this message that been parroted across the media and trumpeted from the White House ad nauseam over the past few years.  What is so ironic is that despite America's success as a world power, the very means that got us there is now being demonized. Compare the standard of living in any Capitalistic society to other non-Capitalistic run governments. The difference i...
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Syrian Bombing by US may lead to Direct Military Confrontation with Russia.

Though I write this blog post as a matter of conjecture, the thought of a looming military confrontation with Russia is of paramount concern since our initial airstrike northwest of Al Qa'im, Syria. Are we proverbially kicking the great Russian bear or worse yet, poking him with a sharp stick? Remember, Syria is a Russian ally and boasts their only friendly port, Tartus, along the Mediterranean Sea. Not only is it of military value but it is also of economic worth also. In addition, Russia ha...
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