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Thomas J. DiLorenzo


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Thomas DiLorenzo is president of the Mises Institute. He is a former professor of economics at Loyola University Maryland and a longtime member of the senior faculty of the Mises Institute. He is the author or co-author of eighteen books including The Real Lincoln; How Capitalism Saved America; Lincoln Unmasked; Hamilton's Curse; Organized Crime: The Unvarnished Truth About Government; The Problem with Socialism; and The Politically-Incorrect Guide to Economics

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"Nonsense on Stilts": The Rhetorical Cornerstone of the American Welfare/Warfare State

World History


In his new book, Paul C. Graham describes the 1789 Constitution as an attempted coup by the nationalists to consolidate power in the national capitol. At the constitutional convention Alexander Hamilton proposed a permanent president who would appoint all governors.

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Lincoln’s Tariff War ~ March 2, 1861

02/05/2024Power & Market
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The Next Austrian School Renaissance

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

I am convinced that books like Human Action in particular, and the Austrian School in general, are more needed than ever if Western civilization is to be saved from the onslaught of “cultural” Marxist totalitarians.
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A Message from Tom DiLorenzo: Help Us in Our Fight to Save Freedom in America


The Mises Institute is essentially an ammunition factory in service of the intellectual war for freedom.

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