“Freedom”

Thoughts on a Free Market Economy…

“Freedom”

By Phyllis Hunsinger

July 1, 2018

            “Freedom!” cried William Wallace in 1297 before he was put to death as portrayed in the movie, Braveheart.  “Give me liberty or give me death!” said Patrick Henry in 1775.  History is replete with people yearning to be free and willing to sacrifice their lives for the cause of freedom.  America was founded by just such men.  These men expressed in the Declaration of Independence the self-evident truths that “all men …

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The Moral Case for Capitalism

Thoughts on a Free Market Economy…

“The Moral Case for Capitalism”

By Phyllis Hunsinger

June 1, 2018

 

              An alarming survey recently released from the American Culture and Faith Institute found that 40% of the adults surveyed in America prefer socialism to capitalism.  Fifty-five percent of young adults surveyed under the age of 30 in a 2016 Gallup poll viewed socialism favorably. These surveys seem to indicate the public is increasingly in favor of a government regulated economy rather than a free market economy.

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