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Hong Kong and Thanksgiving in America

On the eve of Thanksgiving in America, it is, I think, most appropriate to write about Hong Kong, and here is why I say so: How Laissez-Faire and Private Property Saved The Pilgrims Recently, when Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey voiced his excellent support of Hong Kong’s freedom demonstrations — “Fight for freedom,” he…

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Happy Thanksgiving

It looks as though even some of the Occupy Wall Street people can’t resist the warm allure of heading home for the holidays — despite the fact that these folks are against the true spirit of Thanksgiving: Happy Thanksgiving, everyone.

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How Laissez-Faire and Private Property Saved The Pilgrims

In May of 1606, the first American settlers arrived in Jamestown. What they found when they came to the Virginia Tidewater Region (which is where these original 104 set up their colony) was a breathtakingly fertile chunk of land. And so it was that these first American settlers discovered more resources than they could at…

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