Matt Keck Blog

Matt Keck Blog

A libertarian perspective on politics, policy, and culture.


Consequences of the $15 Minimum Wage

25 Apr 2019 4 minute read 0 comments MattKeck

It won’t be long before the minimum wage becomes a hot topic in the 2020 presidential election. In 2016, candidate Bernie Sanders often spoke about the need to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour for all workers. I find the conversation...

Fruitless Politics: Why Trump and Bernie’s Tax Returns Don’t Matter

14 Apr 2019 2 minute read 0 comments MattKeck

Every year, Americans file their tax returns with hopes that they’ll be refunded some money that they paid to the government over the past twelve months. Over recent years, political commentators have used “Tax Day” as another excuse to mention that...

Twitter Suspended "Unplanned" Movie Account

1 Apr 2019 1 minute read 3 comments MattKeck

Another Twitter account was suspended over the weekend. To nobody’s surprise, the account promotes pro-life values. The “Unplanned” movie account was suspended from Twitter without a clear reason. After the suspension claim was challenged and reviewe...

The Tyranny of the Majority: Why Democracy Shouldn't Be Sacred

1 Apr 2019 2 minute read 1 comment MattKeck

Leading up to the midterm election, and now, during the fallout, I found myself asking a blasphemous question: is there a better form of government than democracy? This question may seem incomprehensible to some. Since the election of 2016, and the d...