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Obama and the Aqueduct

Big GovernmentBooms and BustsWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

11/03/2009Mises Daily Articles
The word from Washington is that things are looking up. The citizens in Segovia used to hear the same thing from Rome.
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Obama and the Post Office

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

08/13/2009Mises Daily Articles
The right path to healthcare reform is the market path (no subsidies, no monopolies such as drug patents, no licensure, no anything) that tends toward universal distribution at very low prices and relentless improvement in service. The wrong path is to make healthcare run the same way as the post...
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Obama and the Economy

Booms and BustsThe FedInterventionism

08/06/2009Mises Daily Articles
The Obama administration pulled out the old bag of tricks and claimed that they only needed to loot the public of hundreds of billions and spend it on building up government, and then, wow, like magic, the entire economy would come back to life.
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Our Enemy, the State

Big GovernmentThe Police StateInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

08/05/2009Mises Daily Articles
"Every assumption of State power, whether by gift or seizure, leaves society with so much less power."
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Obama and the Continuing War on the Poor

The FedFree MarketsInterventionism

08/04/2009Mises Daily Articles
A thief is a thief, and all thieves impoverish their victims.
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Our Leftist Economic Teaching

07/29/2009Mises Daily Articles
A few years ago a House of Representatives Subcommittee on Publicity and Propaganda in the Executive Departments, under the chairmanship of Representative Forest A. Harness, investigated Federal propaganda operations. On one occasion the Committee had as a witness a government-employed doctor. When...
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Obama's Fix-It Plans

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

06/25/2009Mises Daily Articles
The downturn might eventually end, but with ever more regulations imposed on the system, we might find ourselves never again living in a vibrant and prosperous society.
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Only Criminals Use Honest Money

The FedFinancial MarketsFree MarketsLegal SystemFiscal TheoryInterventionismMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

06/03/2009Mises Daily Articles
Austrian economists are not fooled, because they reject the idea of empirical data in the validation of theory in the social sciences.
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Obama to Government Motors: "Let's Roll"

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareThe FedOther Schools of Thought

05/22/2009Mises Daily Articles
Freedom, choice, and capitalism will pay a dear price because a group of government bureaucrats, on the receiving end of political favors, will run a major sector of the US economy and foist a prescribed lifestyle upon American consumers.
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Obama Sounds Like an Echo

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

05/20/2009Mises Daily Articles
"The work of remaking [the world] will be long and hard, and will require some sacrifice." – Barack Obama
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