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Does Senator Cruz Want to Tax Small Business?

BlogFebruary 14, 2016

 

Does he realize what this would do to jobs?

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EU to Follow the US's Example by Abolishing the 500-euro Bill?

BlogFebruary 12, 2016

In this respect, the European Commission is actually less bad than the US government. The EU apparently still uses 500-euro notes, whereas the Us abolished it's $500 and $1,000 notes back in the 1930s.

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The Telegraph Talks Mises and Hayek, Blasts "Arrogant Central Bankers"

BlogFebruary 12, 2016
Today in the The Telegraph, there is an excellent article by Allister Heath blasting to the arrogance of central bankers and their role in the growing global financial crisis.

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Wilhelm Röpke (1899 - 1966)

BlogFebruary 12, 2016

Wilhelm Röpke died on this date fifty years ago. He was an excellent economist thoroughly grounded in a realistic view of human action and who, therefore, continually fought against the dehumanizing effects of Keynesian and mathematical economics.

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Why Drafting Women Is a Terrible Idea

Mises Daily Friday: Why Drafting Women Is a Terrible Idea

BlogFebruary 12, 2016

Drafting women into the military has suddenly become the latest frontier in achieving "equality." If we want real equality though, we need only agree to never force men into coerced service to the state, either.

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Tax Cuts Without Spending Cuts Are Pointless

BlogFebruary 11, 2016
As this election cycle has demonstrated yet again, Democrats are not shy about calling for tax increases. Republicans, on the other hand, like to pledge to not raise taxes. But, limits on taxes are only of value if government spending is curtailed at the same time.

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Mises on Syndicalism

BlogFebruary 11, 2016

Syndicalism has never been anything else than the ideal of plundering hordes.

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Did the NY Fed Plagiarize Rothbard?

BlogFebruary 11, 2016

Rothbard's book is considered the standard on the subject of the 1819 crisis, yet the NY Fed authors seem reluctant to speak his name.

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Laura Hillier, RIP

BlogFebruary 11, 2016

On January 20, 2016, 18-year old Laura Hillier slipped away surrounded by her family while waiting for a stem cell transplant to treat...

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Will Monetary Policy Ever Return to Normal?

BlogFebruary 11, 2016

Now that major central banks such as the ...

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