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Suicide Pact:The Radical Expansion of Presidential Powers and the Lethal Threat to American Liberty

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

07/18/2016Books
Judge Andrew P. Napolitano exposes the alarming history of presidential power grabs performed in the name of national security.
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The Rothbard Reader

Austrian Economics Overview

03/02/2016Books
More than two decades since Rothbard's passing, his influence lives on, both in the work of a new generation of social scientists, and among a growing number of the general public...

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A Genuine Gold Dollar vs. the Federal Reserve

The FedGold Standard

01/20/2016Books
The fiat money-fueled global economy continues to unravel — just as Austrian economists have long predicted. In A Genuine Gold Dollar vs. the Federal Reserve , Murray Rothbard masterfully picks apart the arguments made by Keynesians and Monetarists of both parties...

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Commie Cowboys: The Bourgeoisie and the Nation-State in the Western Genre

Media and CultureU.S. HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
The Western genre has long been associated with right-wing and libertarian politics, and is said to promote individualism and free-market economics. In a new look at the Western, however, Ryan McMaken shows that the Western is in fact often anti-capitalist, and in many ways, the genre attacks the...
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Liberty, State, and Union

BiographiesU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
Bassani shows that Jefferson was a special kind of libertarian. He did not believe in government, but for one or two areas. Nor did he believe in the "union" much less the nation stat e. He was a radical individualist who had no use for the political collective...
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The Real Lincoln

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
In this book, Thomas DiLorenzo calls for a complete rethinking of a central icon of American historiography. He looks at the actions and legacy of Abe Lincoln from an economics point of view to show that Lincoln's main interest was not in opposing slavery but in advancing mercantilism,...
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War, Christianity, and the State

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology

01/11/2016Books
If there is any group of people that should be opposed to war, torture, militarism, and the warfare state with its suppression of civil liberties, imperial presidency, government propaganda, and interventionist foreign policy it is Christians, and especially conservative, evangelical, and...
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Rollback

Big GovernmentHealthTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyFiscal Theory

01/11/2016Books
Woods writes with relentless precision, like an intellectual surgeon, to convince the reader that the government is not what it says it is, but is rather the opposite.
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Faith and Liberty: The Economic Thought of the Late Scholastics

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
In this second edition of his seminal study, Alejandro Chafuen covers the economic writings of the Late Scholastics working in the tradition of St.Thomas Aquinas, those whom J. Schumpeter called the first economists. Writing long before Adam Smith, they wrote on private property, trade, monetary...
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Libertarian Anarchy: Against the State

Big GovernmentPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
Political philosophy is dominated by a myth, the myth of the necessity of the state. The state is considered necessary for the provision of many things, but primarily for peace and security. Gerard Casey argues that social order can be spontaneously generated, that such spontaneous order is the...
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