The belief that each individual is primarily responsible for their own health, happiness and welfare and is obligated to manage their personal affairs, be held accountable for their actions and recognize the potential impact of the actions on others.
An economic system where individuals, free from government intervention or control, voluntarily exchange labor, goods, capital and services at mutually agreed prices.
A social system where anything more than minimal governmental intervention in personal liberties and economic activity is generally disallowed by law and restricted by a written constitution.
A method of governmental financing that maintains a balanced budget, restricts government borrowing and uses tax polities that minimizes the disruption of a free-market economy.
A belief that the Constitution, as it was written, protects individual liberty by limiting the role of government.