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Janet Reno, American Saint

U.S. History

Blog09/14/2017
Reno’s record of deceit, brutality, and power grabs should not be forgotten by any American who cares about freedom.

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Hazlitt: Human Action, Mises's Masterpiece

Austrian Economics Overview

Blog09/14/2017
"This book is the counterweight of Marx's Das Kapital, of Lord Keynes's General Theory, and of countless other books recommending socialization."

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The Space Race Is Now "Privatized" — But You're Still Paying for It

Taxes and SpendingWorld History

Blog09/13/2017
"Ultimately, this is going to be a huge public-private partnership," says Elon Musk, as he rakes in taxpayer money.

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Think Gentrification Is Bad? The Opposite Is Worse

Value and Exchange

Blog09/13/2017
Land has no intrinsic value, and its price can go to zero under various conditions. Nearby owners will soon find themselves wishing for gentrification.

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Keynes: A Master of Confused and Confusing Prose

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

Blog09/13/2017
A careful reading of Keynes's 'General Theory' suggests its unintelligible prose may be an effort to appear erudite while saying little of value.

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Why Is the Euro Still Gaining Against the Dollar?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

09/12/2017FedWatch
The ECB has been trying to weaken the Euro. The relative weakness of the US dollar, however, continues to make the Euro look good by comparison.

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Is Forced Military Service Good for the Economy?

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicySubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog09/12/2017
The latest argument in favor of conscription is that it's good for the economy. But, it's all just another central-planning scheme.

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Maine Is Nullifying Federal Regulations that Cripple Local Farmers

Bureaucracy and RegulationDecentralization and SecessionThe Entrepreneur

Blog09/11/2017
Getting out from under Federal regulations can mean the difference between keeping the family farm, and having to sell out.

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