If wishes were horses, this argument would fly.

Rand Paul - sometimes I love him, and sometimes he seems to forgot to engage his brain before speaking. The following quote was pulled from a recent interview: There was a PEW study that added up data from a lot of different countries, and asked them, if you could, would you go to the United… Continue reading If wishes were horses, this argument would fly.

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Refuting the Hoppean Closed-Border Argument

Hoppe makes the case for non-open borders, even in an anarcho-capitalist society, here and in other places. He begins with the classical argument for free trade and open borders, which I paraphrase: wages and capital utilization tend to equalize, other things being equal. An influx of migrants tends to lower nominal wage rates, but will… Continue reading Refuting the Hoppean Closed-Border Argument