For a New Libertarian

Blog10 hours ago
We don't need a new twist on libertarianism to "modernize it." But, we do need a new breed of libertarians who recognize the practical realities of human nature.

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Government Workers Don't Magically Become Altruists

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog20 hours ago
Why should one assume that those in control of the state would act in a way more in accord with justice than would actors on the private market?

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Foreign Investment Is Not a Problem for the Domestic Economy

Blog07/27/2017
We don't have to worry about paying for foreign capital any more than we must worry about paying for foreign oil. Both trades benefit the domestic economy.

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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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The Fed Remains on Course – to Trouble

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/26/2017FedWatch
If the Fed really intends to turn away from its easy-money policies, it has three options for doing it. All of them are risky.

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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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Why Some People Are Poorer than Others

Blog07/26/2017
The only permanent way to cure poverty is to increase their earning power and productivity.

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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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