Category Archive: Benefits of capitalism

Sep 22

New Mexico health insurance premiums to increase by up to 49% next year

If the power of deregulation, capitalism and freedom was unleashed on health care, prices would quickly decrease while quality would improve dramatically. Innovation would flower. Even the poorest and most desperately ill Americans would be able to afford life-saving treatment. But for decades, U.S. policymakers have driven Americans toward the stink and stain of slave-plantation …

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Aug 29

Hope for Denmark: Danes Seeking to Throw Off Government Shackles

Throughout the 1600s, 1700s, and 1800s the people of Denmark were the most capitalistic on earth. Their merchants sailed the seas and transacted in goods throughout Europe and the rest of the world. The people of Denmark (and Scandanavia generally) became the richest on earth. That foundation of wealth sustained them throughout the 1900s. But …

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May 01

The U.S. has the highest tax rates in the developed world

America rose to greatness and prosperity because of its low taxes, property rights and culture of nonregulation. Over the past century, however, trusters of government have fundamentally altered America’s governmental structure. Today, American economic growth is stagnant, and prosperity is increasingly elusive. See here.

Apr 19

Socialist California leads the nation in pollution

Socialism pollutes and degrades the environment; while capitalism tends to clean the environment. Look at East Germany versus West Germany. Or North Korea versus South Korea. Or look at California, with its massive regulations, taxation, central planning and “environmental” laws. 6 of America’s 10 most polluted cities are in California. See here.

Apr 09

The market always wins: Americans intuitively exercise ‘school choice’ without realizing it

The market always wins. Every economic regulation creates a black market, and prices and distribution balance out in unpredictable ways. The brilliant economist John Goodman explains in a new column that Americans actually have ‘school choice’ but don’t realize it. For example, many parents deliberately locate or relocate into school districts with better schools. They …

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Mar 06

Computers are now better at diagnosing cancer than government’s slave plantation healthcare workers

All of the diabolic schemes of the state cannot suppress the human spirit forever. Now that health care is the most overregulated industry in the U.S., computer software is quickly making government-licensed doctors obsolete. There is now computer software which can diagnose cancer faster and more accurately than human, government-licensed, physicians. “At 8 false positives …

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Mar 03

In socialist Venezuela, epileptic seizures go untreated

Socialism is a curse that should be wished only on our enemies. Just 20 years ago the people of Venezuela were the wealthiest and freest in South America. Then the people voted for socialism and more government. Now Venezuelans watch as their friends and neighbors suffer from epileptic fits and seizures without medicine. See here. …

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Nov 02

Life is improving for most people on earth; in spite of governments

Life expectancy, world health, literacy and education, average interior living space, and the cleanliness of environments is gradually improving throughout the world. See here. But this progress has been IN SPITE OF, rather than because of the world’s governments, which have constantly sought to repress and control the world’s subjects. See here.

Oct 15

Socialism Kills: Socialist Haiti lost 500 people to Hurricane Matthew; neighboring Dominican Republic lost 4

Socialist Haiti shares an island with the Capitalist Dominican Republic. One can see the difference between Haiti’s CO2 footprint and the Dominican Republic’s from space at night. Haiti sits in the dark as its people huddle in suffering, burning firewood instead of fossil fuels. Around 500 people died in in Haiti due to Hurricane Matthew. …

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Sep 23

East German socialism caused lower life expectancy than West German capitalism

When the Berlin Wall came down, socialist East Germany was more polluted, poorer and sicker than West Germany. According to David Legates’ “The Experiment: Capitalism versus Socialism,” “State-guaranteed health care in the East did not translate into a healthier society. In 1990, life expectancy in the West was about 3½ years longer than in the …

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