How the Feds Use Transportation Funds to Spy on You

Big GovernmentThe Police State

Blog2 hours ago

The federal government relies on state and local officials to run its ever-growing surveillance state. This could also be its Achilles heel.

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An Anti-Inflation Program

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog05/21/2018

It is instructive to consider what a sensible anti-inflationary legislative program would be like if we could get it.

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Problems With the Market Monetarist Approach to “Explaining” the Economy

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog05/21/2018

Scott Sumner's Market Monetarist framework is seductively simple, but relies on a definitional trick.

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Trump's Big Defense-Spending Plans Aren't Enough for this Beltway Think Tank

War and Foreign Policy

Blog05/21/2018

Military spending in 2018 will be one of the biggest years for defense spending ever. 

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America Doesn’t Need a 5-Year Plan

Global Economy

Blog05/21/2018

China is growing despite government meddling in the economy, not because of it. 

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Yes, Carbon and Other Taxes Make Gas Ridiculously Expensive

Big GovernmentTaxes and Spending

Blog05/19/2018

The true purpose of carbon taxes on gas is to make it artificially expensive to drive. 

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Hunter Lewis on Morality

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog05/19/2018

Hunter Lewis presents an important view of morality, derived from Hume, Mises, and Hazlitt.

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Canada's Debt Spiral

Global EconomyTaxes and Spending

Blog05/19/2018

One of the reasons governments can run up huge deficits so easily is that the politicians — unlike entrepreneurs — can't be held accountable for their bad debts.

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