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Laurence M. Vance

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Laurence M. Vance is an Associated Scholar of the Mises Institute, founder of the Francis Wayland Institute, and a columnist for and the Future of Freedom Foundation. He is the author of The War on Drugs is a War on FreedomWar, Christianity, and the State: Essays on the Follies of Christian Militarism, and War, Empire, and the Military: Essays on the Follies of War and U.S. Foreign Policy.

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The Myth of the Just Price

Free MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPrices

03/31/2008Mises Daily Articles
Laissez-faire is natural, moral, and biblical.

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The Myth of the Just Price

War and Foreign Policy

The Lou Church Memorial Lecture in Religion and Economics. From the 2008 Austrian Scholars Conference at the Ludwig von Mises Institute; Auburn, Alabama.

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Christianity and War

Media and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology

In Christianity and War , Laurence Vance examines the moral responsibilities of religious people in times of war. He points out that to sign on to war means endorsing the most grim aspect of the state, including its lies and theft and mass death.

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Real Tax Reform

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyFiscal Theory

04/16/2007Mises Daily Articles
It is only because we have a monstrous welfare/warfare state that the government "needs" to collect an income tax. The beginning of Clinton's presidency was not that long ago. The income tax can be abolished. It can be done quickly; it can be done painlessly — and it can be done for the benefit of...

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