But wait, the government is supposed to protect property rights!

Oaksterdam Founder, Prop. 19 Funder, Driven Out of His Peaceful, Productive Business by Government Richard Lee is the founder of Oaksterdam University, a Northern California medical marijuana training school. Raids by the DEA on his home and business have left him bankrupt, although he has not been charged with any crime. He doesn’t even know why he … [Read more…]

How SOPA and PIPA violate property rights

Being the property rights lover I am, I can’t resist going through how SOPA and PIPA erode property rights and subvert our system of property rights enforcement. Trials work First, let’s remember that there already exists a pretty good system for prosecuting theft. Companies can bring charges against or sue thieves. The content industry sues thieves … [Read more…]