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Guns, Drugs, and Booze: The Bipartisan Support for Prohibition

Mises DailyAugust 29, 2015
In the United States, both major parties are very fond of using the power of government to prohibit voluntary transactions among consenting adults. They merely disagree on which things to ban under pain of arrest and imprisonment.

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There Is No Such Thing as "Settled Public Policy"

Mises DailyAugust 28, 2015
Following Supreme Court decisions, commentators often claim that a law is now "settled public policy." This is a tactic to silence dissent, and draws on fanciful ideas about the permanence of federal law. In real life, no political question is ever settled...

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