Hatred for Wal-mart Reached a Climax in Puerto Rico

Wal-mart, America’s largest private employer and retailer, is a frequent target for those who hate markets and worship the state. Witness this “documentary” on the megaretailer, frequently shown in union halls, schools and colleges by socialist-leaning professors. Like Michael Moore’s film “Roger and Me,” its target can do nothing right. In “Roger and Me,” General […]

U.S. is Now Fighting to Keep its Overtaxed Corporations from Fleeing High Taxes

Two years ago, Burger King merged with Canada’s Tim Hortons chain and declared its merged corporation a Canadian company. The move saved Burger King and its long-suffering shareholders many millions annually in corporate taxes. The U.S.–once the flagship of world commerce and capitalism–now has the highest corporate tax rate on the surface of the earth. […]

Self-driving cars are already safer than human-driven cars

On a per-mile basis, the automobile is the safest form of land transportation ever invented. See here. It is often said that planes are safer than cars; but on a per-trip or per-hour basis, cars are even safer than planes. Yet governments, for a century, have burdened car travel with reams of unnecessary rules and […]

DID EXXON DIRECTORS SPEND MONEY ON CLIMATE SKEPTIC RESEARCH? IF THEY DIDN’T, IT WOULD HAVE BEEN IRRESPONSIBLE

By Roger I. Roots, J.D., Ph.D., Founder, Lysanderspooneruniversity.com Those who promote manmade-global-warming hysteria cheered last week when the attorney general of New York announced that he was investigating Exxon to determine if Exxon has spent money to fund research by climate-change skeptics. The move followed a trendy notion that there is something improper about energy […]