Capital appreciation bonds, when combined with economic ignorance and political expediency, make up a toxic brew that is likely to explode long before they come due.
Chris Kyle, a highly decorated Navy veteran and a friend, Chad Littlefield, were shot and killed by an ex-Marine suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome at a shooting range south of Fort Worth, Texas, on Saturday.
The great Seattle gun buyback program was essentially worthless in removing "dangerous" weapons from society, but it did serve to teach essential truths about free enterprise and human behavior.
As prices of 3D printers decline and the availability of software for such printers increases, the opportunity for average citizens to manufacture their own firearms at home is making legislators increasingly nervous.
A just-released video from the Department of Homeland Security offers many suggestions when confronted with an "active shooter," but neglects the single most effective one: resistance by armed civilians.
Teachers are ignoring complaints by anti-gunners that being armed would somehow increase violence in the classroom and are instead taking firearms safety classes in increasing numbers.
The consequences of governmental intrusion into the private market are inevitable, painful, and costly, as students such as Nick Keith found out much too late.
Is the New York Times now squarely in the camp of the "preppers"? Or is Alan Feuer's article a feint, a distraction away from efforts directed at restoring freedom?
California Senator Dianne Feinstein's bill, "The Assault Weapons Ban of 2013," is a planned overreaction to the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, and has little chance of passing into law.
The theme of the World Economic Forum being held in Davos, Switzerland, is the polar opposite of the results they will achieve if they are successful in reaching its goal of world government.