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George Ford Smith

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A former computer programmer who wrote both mainframe and PC applications, Smith now spends his time between raising his grandson and writing.

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Unjust Wars, Then and Now

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

03/12/2012Mises Daily Articles
Like all wars, a just war is laced with dangers beyond the inferno of the battles, especially if war funding relies to a significant degree on the printing press.

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Sound Money: Fight for It!

The FedGold StandardMonetary Theory

09/29/2011Mises Daily Articles
The Mises Institute offers an extensive library of literature explaining the economics behind an autonomous commodity-coin system.

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Inflation Inferno I

Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

04/28/2011Mises Daily Articles
Governments and bankers hate gold because its supply cannot be inflated on command.

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How an Economy Grows

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsMedia and CultureEntrepreneurship

11/02/2010Mises Daily Articles
Other elementary texts will continue to be effective in conveying economic basics, but Peter Schiff and his brother, Andrew Schiff, have a story to tell, an extension of a tale first developed by their father, Irwin Schiff. There's nothing quite like a story to get people turning the pages...

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Bad Monetary Policy Is Redundant

Booms and BustsThe FedInterventionismMonetary Theory

09/03/2010Mises Daily Articles
"Through Fed monetary policy, the dollar is cheapened to produce an economy on steroids that eventually breaks down."...

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