Category Archives: Education

How to fund education in a free society

Another commission.  Puleez!  The only solution to “school funding” is to make each government school a 501(c) 3 tax exempt nonprofit funded by tuition, grants, endowment income and other non-coercive means.  No more commissions, no income tax, no school property … Continue reading






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You can just call me Jeff

Tom DiLorenzo sent me a copy of his new book, The Problem With Socialism, with the following inscription.  You can hear Tom Woods interview Tom here.  This book should be a best seller based on my review of the contents.   … Continue reading






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The Criminal Rip-Off Called Socialism

Tom DiLorenzo’s new book is published today.    Source: The Criminal Rip-Off Called Socialism






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New Jersey keeps getting on a bad list…and one that is off beat

“A new survey says N.J. has America’s most miserable town, but it’s also among the state’s 100 “kinkiest” communities. Below are both lists.” Source: N.J. Has America’s Most Miserable Town — But It’s Among State’s 100 ‘Kinkiest,’ Surveys Say






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A reader responds to the open letter to Trump

Rick Merkt, former assemblyman and gubernatorial candidate, emails: “One of the interesting observations I have made over a lifetime:  “Liberals” a/k/a “Progressives” believe as an article of faith (Perish the thought!) that the smartest man (or woman) in the world should … Continue reading






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Walter Williams lays down the gauntlet

“President Barack Obama and his first attorney general, Eric Holder, called for an honest conversation about race. Holder even called us “a nation of cowards” because we were unwilling to have a “national conversation” about race. The truth of the … Continue reading






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The new oath of “allegiance”

Here we go.  Entrenching a political paradigm.   “University of Cincinnati requires ‘diversity and inclusion’ statement.” Source: Public university now requires applicants pledge commitment to ‘diversity and inclusion’ – The College Fix






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A new “formula” for education

Former Ramsey Mayor Richard Muti asserts in The Record that Gov. Christie’s “fairness formula” for state education aid to local school districts would result in “chaos”. Mr. Muti bases his conclusion on the premise that so-called children in poor districts … Continue reading






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Taxpayer funding of religious institutions declared unconstitutional in New Jersey

Virally all spending by government is unconstitutional.  This is one of the most flagrant examples.  Taking money from people (taxation) to pay for spending that violates people’s consciences is sufficient reason to end the funding or make it voluntary   Government schools, known as public schools, is the best example of … Continue reading






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Free Summer Reading: These Five Freedom Philosophers Will Liberate Your Mind

To battle the statists in New Jersey and around the country, you must be armed with the knowledge to advocate for free markets and limited government.  Here is your free summer reading list.   “We at FEE are happy to … Continue reading






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College is not for everyone

The comeback of the blue collar worker?  “In the next decade, as many as 25 million new job openings will be middle-skills positions that will not necessarily require a four-year degree.” Source: Giving Young People an Alternative to College






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An unhappy 40th anniversary for the income tax; Republicans got outsmarted once more | Mulshine

The income tax is the root of all evil, so wrote Frank Chodorov in 1954.  We have seen it here in New Jersey for four decades.  The Supreme Court is responsible for forcing the State of New Jersey to expropriate … Continue reading






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New Jersey’s entrenched Marxist culture

David Sciarra, executive director of the Education Law Center, asserts that the “needs” of so-called at risk children trumps the needs of income earners who are forced to subsidize government (taxpayer funded) schools in urban and some rural low income … Continue reading






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Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action | TED Talk | TED.com

This is one of the best talks about innovation and the diffusion of ideas I have ever heard, which could also be applied to the liberty movement.






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Christie’s proposal is half way to education freedom

Governor Christie’s public school aid funding proposal would treat each child “equally,” that is, the state would send every school district the same amount for each child in its school district.  Most school districts would get a huge increase in … Continue reading






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