Government Regulation: Good or Bad?

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011
Dollar bills and coins.jpgIn his video, Max Borders shared his concerns about rampant government regulation and its effect on small businesses.  Borders mentioned that it is essential to our economic welfare to encourage cottage businesses to grow and prosper and to remove the government regulations that threaten to crush the small business and entrepreneurial spirit.

Borders declared,
"The urge to regulate is nothing new...but the extent of the regulatory state today is unprecedented in history.  The problem in all of this is that regulation is like a hidden tax...when taxes go up it becomes more difficult for companies to succeed.  Likewise when these hidden taxes - these regulatory costs - go up, it becomes harder and harder for entrepreneurs to thrive.  What I would argue is that cottage industries are at the beginning of wealth creation."


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The Freedom To Fail

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011
Here is an essay I recently wrote for the New Threats To Freedom Foundation in response to Michael Goodwin's video on the Freedom to Fail. Enjoy!

Our goal today is to entirely eradicate failure.  We somehow have the idea that if our children fail, they will  be bruised for life, unable to cope with the realities of society and unable to make a successful living.  But is this really the right response?  Is the key to success the eradication of failure?

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Please help me win a scholarship!

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011
I have been working very hard to raise the money that I need to attend The Master's College through scholarships.  My goal is to double major in Worship Music Ministries and Liberal Arts.

I recently applied for a $3,000 scholarship through WyzAnt, where I write an essay about who is my most important teacher and receive votes on my essay.  I need to make it into the top 10 to be considered for the scholarship.  Will you please help me earn this scholarship?

Just go to this site and vote for my essay entitled "Dr. Englin - Bringing the spark back into learning".

Thank you so much!