U.S. History

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The Whiskey Rebellion: A Model for Our Time?

StrategyTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog07/31/2017
The Whiskey Rebellion, considered properly, was a victory for liberty and property rather than for federal taxation.

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The Hidden Costs of "National Security"

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/27/2017
Ten ways your tax dollars pay for war — past, present, and future

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Jeff Sessions's Drug-War Fanaticism Shows a Growing Gap Between DC and the States

Decentralization and SecessionLegal SystemU.S. History

Blog07/26/2017
As states increasingly resist federal mandates on guns, drugs, and immigration, Jeff Sessions in DC has announced it's full speed ahead.

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Seattle's Minimum Wage Supporters Ignore the Facts

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog07/25/2017
Early data showed the Seattle minimum wage experiment is hurting those its supposed to help. So, the city fudged the data.

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The Tragedy of the Commons in the American Prison System

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog07/11/2017
The war on drugs actually pushes violent criminals back onto the streets in order to devote resources to non-violent criminals.

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The Bernanke-Yellen Bubble-Depression

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog07/10/2017
The next economic crisis will be directly tied to the last economic crisis and the policies the Fed used to “solve” it. As such, it should be called the Bernanke-Yellen Crisis.

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Week in Review: July 8, 2017

Labor and WagesProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog07/07/2017
Sometimes, "it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another."

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The Flint Water Disaster Shows Why We Need Markets

U.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog07/06/2017
Public television keeps alive the idea that disasters caused by government bureaucrats will be solved if only we get the "right" people to run things.

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The US Is Not "One Nation" — And it Never Was

U.S. History

Blog07/06/2017
Many hold to a nostalgic view of the United States as a single nation once unified by a common culture. This was never true.

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We Don't Need a Presidential Commission on Voter Fraud

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog07/06/2017
First it was "Russian hacking" as the excuse for a federal takeover of elections. Now its "voter fraud." The states should tell the feds to get lost.

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