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Nicolas Maduro

Around the World, Tyrants Ascendant

Steve Chapman, John McCain is fond of saying, “It’s always darkest just before it goes totally black.” According to a February report by Amnesty International, human rights “reached a nadir” in 2015. Not quite. The past 12 months prove that even when you hit bottom, there is always room to sink. Few recent years have

Santa Claus Economics

Thomas DiLorenzo, He ran for the highest office in the land on a platform that excoriated the corporate “one-percenters,” promising to reign them in with reams of regulation and government-imposed price controls.  To atone for all the alleged unfairness of “capitalist society” he promised explosive growth of welfare statism, complete with “free” education, free health