I was ecstatic to learn that I was chosen to receive the Sabrin Center for Free Enterprise Scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year. Thank you for the monetary support and helping me complete an undergraduate education at Ramapo College of New Jersey….
…One of my favorite legacies that I have observed is the mark that you have left on the college, Dr. Sabrin. Your Sabrin Center for Free Enterprise does more than educate students on the free market ideals. Your center gives young people permission to have opinions that deviate from the overwhelming majority of attitudes that dominate college campuses. The center provides people with the feeling that it is okay to believe in different things or to think a different way from their colleagues or peers. The liberating legacy of the center is immeasurable.
As a student in the Anisfield School of Business, I have had the opportunity take several classes that have reinforced my belief in the free-market. Both microeconomics class and macroeconomics class have taught me about the benefits of an economy free from large amounts of government regulation. The free-market is best way to minimize deadweight loss and foster social advancement.
My first book was published 25 years ago. If all the policies I proposed in Tax Free 2000 were implemented, virtually all American households and individuals would be financially independent; the size and scope of the federal government–and all levels of government–would be substantially reduced, and irrelevant in our lives, and most importantly we would not have endless wars. In short, we would have a free economy based on voluntary exchanges and relationships. In addition, instead of spending billions of dollars on political campaigns, the people could use their money to better their lives and those in their communities via the nonprofit sector.
If we had a tax-free America there would have been no Obama or Trump presidency, because the federal government would have become a minimlist state. That is a goal to work toward.
Fed Chairman Powell and his predecessors do not want you to read this book. Ditto for easy money/low interest Trump. Please order one for yourself and another for your best friend, or a colleague, or a neighbor, etc. Ask them to do the same. If the book has a high Amazon ranking, the sky’s the limit as far as having a national discussion about the need for the Federal Reserve, given all the negative effects of its manipulation of interest rates.
The relationship between conservatism and libertarianism is a tenuous one. However, such was not always the case. Fellow travelers of both groups were united in opposing Roosevelt’s New Deal. The work of the late economist Murray N. Rothbard (1926–1995) on the “Old Right” is indispensable here. After World War II, the political right was generally opposed, not only to “domestic statism,” but also to war, foreign intervention, and “American statism in the international arena.” But after the death of the Continue Reading