Regulating Toward Lawlessness

 “If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law,” Winston Churchill Churchill reportedly said that in 1949 in the House of Commons as he defended free markets from the overregulation prone post-World War II Labour government.  If he were alive today, I wonder what he would say when he learned that in the United …

The Sugar Police

Founding Father Ben Franklin penned thirteen virtues to live by that he thought important for individual self-improvement. At the top of the list, temperance: “Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation.” At a time when alcohol was seen a healthier option than water, Franklin’s advice was, well, hard to stomach after a rough week. …