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Laurence M. Vance

Tags Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free Market

Laurence M. Vance is an Associated Scholar of the Mises Institute, columnist and policy adviser for the Future of Freedom Foundation, and a columnist, blogger, and book reviewer at He is also the author of Gun Control and the Second AmendmentThe War on Drugs Is a War on Freedom, and War, Empire and the Military: Essays on the Follies of War and U.S. Foreign Policy. His newest books are Free Trade or Protectionism? and The Free Society. Visit his website:

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The Moral Case for Drugs

Recorded March 13, 2010, at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama.
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The Drugs of John Gray

Free MarketsHealthEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

10/06/2009Mises Daily Articles
It is neither the job of government nor the business of any individual to prohibit, regulate, restrict, or otherwise control what a man desires to eat, drink, smoke, inject, absorb, snort, sniff, inhale, swallow, or otherwise ingest into his body.
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Laurence Vance offers Commentary on the 2009 ASC Panel: Religion and Economics.
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The Flat Tax Is Not Flat and the FairTax Is Not Fair

Laurence Vance presents The Flat Tax Is Not Flat and the FairTax Is Not Fair. From the 2009 ASC Panel: Applied Economics.
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The Flat Tax Is Not Flat and the FairTax Is Not Fair

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

04/03/2009Mises Daily Articles
"Why is it that people who rightly criticize the income tax are so quick to accept a national sales tax on consumption?"
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