A Necessary “Evil”

This was originally posted on Live Oaks on April 20, 2010. Comments have not been migrated.

Yesterday I looked at the moral premise that underlies the belief that taxation is necessary. Today I will look at an implication of that view–that government is a necessary “evil”.

On a daily basis we can observe individuals voluntarily […]

The Businessman as Politician

This was originally posted on Live Oaks on January 9, 2009. Comments have not been migrated.

Bill White has been Mayor of Houston since 2004. His biography page on the City of Houston web site states:

He uses business practices every day at City Hall to improve service and get things done.

When he first […]