Economic freedom

Support the Voice for Liberty: Become a Patron

Support the Voice for Liberty: Become a Patron

There are several ways you can help support the Voice for Liberty (wichitaliberty.org). If you'd like to make a one-time contribution, you can click here to send money using PayPal. Another way is to send a check: Bob Weeks 2451 Regency Lakes Ct. Wichita, KS 67226 Telephone 316-708-1837 Another method I hope you will consider is to make a recurring contribution using Patreon. This is a popular service that helps writers and creators generate income to keep their content flowing. Through Patreon, you choose a monthly contribution amount, and Patreon takes care of the rest. You can cancel your monthly…
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Government creates obstacles to progress

Government creates obstacles to progress

"Overcoming obstacles can be a difficult challenge even on a level playing field. We need to change the rigged system that favors the politically connected over the hardworking, honest citizen," writes Charles Koch in a recent edition of Perspectives. Overcoming Obstacles By Charles Koch July 13, 2015 America’s founding fathers had a unique vision for the United States. As the Declaration of Independence famously put it, this country was conceived as a place where people could enjoy “unalienable Rights,” including “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” These concepts are much more than just words to me. I believe the…
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Soviet-style society seen as Wichita’s future

Soviet-style society seen as Wichita’s future

If local governments don't fund arts, we risk a Soviet-style existence. This line of thought is precisely backwards. Facing the possible loss of funds from Sedgwick County, the Wichita Arts Council paints a bleak future for Wichita, as reported in the Wichita Eagle: The Wichita Arts Council receives approximately $14,000 from the county, which it uses to provide seed money for start-up art projects, president Arlen Hamilton said. It also receives about $6,000 from the city, he said. “Without us being there to provide that start, many of these things would never get off the ground, and we’d end up…
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For Tiahrt, economic freedom is not a good thing, it seems

For Tiahrt, economic freedom is not a good thing, it seems

Kansas congressional candidate Todd Tiahrt has criticized Charles Koch and Americans for Prosperity, leading us to wonder if Tiahrt understands or embraces the principles of economic freedom and free markets. In a recent speech, candidate for United States House of Representatives Todd Tiahrt criticized Americans for Prosperity and Charles Koch, telling an audience "in general, they try to fight programs that they think are not good for Koch Industries." He also said that for Mike Pompeo, Tiahrt's election opponent who is supported by Americans for Prosperity, they "think it’s all about the money." These allegations are contrary to positions and…
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