New Hampshire’s governor Chris Sununu (R) signed into law this month a bill that exempts “Persons who engage in the business of selling or issuing payment instruments or stored value solely in the form of convertible virtual currency or receive convertible virtual currency for transmission to another location” from the state’s existing regulations on money transmitters.
School choice will certainly create some wonderful outcomes for some people, so we should pursue it. Viewed this way, the debate over school choice is about whether we will choose to focus on fear or hope — that is, on what might go wrong, or on what will go right. It is about whether we will let fear compel us to cling to models of schooling from the 19th century, or whether hope will spur us to embrace the chance to let education move forward into the 21st century. Personally, I believe that John F. Kennedy was wise to counsel that ‘we should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes’.
In March 2016, the Wall Street Journal’s Kyle Peterson wrote about the Free State Project in a lengthy article entitled The Great American Disconnect: “The U.S. has been drifting into a collection of red or blue enclaves. Libertarians decided they needed a state of their own.”