This evening I propose to take on one of the greatest libels in the English language: the description of economics as “the dismal science.”
The standard kilogram—a cylinder of platinum and iridium that is maintained by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures—has been losing mass.
If the Great Depression teaches anything, it is that property rights must be established or else we will not have strong recovery.
A technical education can make a person wealthy and famous, but it does not teach that person what is best to do with wealth and fame.
I think we can safely say that America has departed from the constitutional principle of limited government that made us great and prosperous.
What has happened to GM is essentially bankruptcy by other means, and that is an extraordinary event in the political and economic history of our country.
When one sees that these principles are written in the Declaration of Independence and in the Constitution, he begins to see then what a revolutionary thing was achieved here in our nation.
The key to our becoming self-sufficient—and doing our part for our fellow Americans—is to develop further our state’s vast natural resource wealth.
The fact of the matter is that we in the United States have just lived through the greatest period of prosperity in human history.
American progressives who look to Canada are wrong. Not only is Canada’s path not a model for America, it’s not a viable model for Canada.