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The Right Lessons from Obamacare's Meltdown

Blog45 min ago

Obamacare's latest failures show government-run health care does not serve the interests of those supposedly "benefiting" from the program.

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When it Comes to Spending, the US Is a Typical Western Welfare State

HealthTaxes and SpendingInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog4 hours ago

There is no bright line that divides the allegedly "free-market" US from the "socialist" welfare states of Western Europe.

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Don't Confuse "Private" Prisons with Free-Market Prisons

Legal SystemThe Police StateTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog18 hours ago

"Private" prisons are really just taxpayer-funded, monopolistic agents for the state. There is nothing free market about them.

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The Hopeless GOP Narrative

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog08/29/2016

Even in the face of a century of collectivist horrors, Republicans still can not win the essential "us vs. them" game.

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How US States Can Pave the Way for Greater Use of Sound Money

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog08/29/2016

Utah has declared any gold and silver coins issued by the US government as legal tender in the state — and free from any taxation.

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How Legal, Branded Heroin Would Make Drugs Safer

The EntrepreneurLegal SystemThe Police StateWorld HistoryEntrepreneurship

Blog08/28/2016

If there were Heinz-brand heroin, Philip Seymour Hoffman would still be alive.

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