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End the War on Gambling

Big Government

Blog04/11/2018

March Madness is over. However, the federal prohibition against gambling on the basketball games continues.

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Economic Policy Matters: The Example of Botswana vs. South Africa vs. Zimbabwe

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyInterventionism

Blog03/30/2018

There is a very stark contrast between market-friendly Botswana, South Africa, and the statist hellhole of Zimbabwe.

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Marxism: From Class Consciousness to Gender "Intersectionality"

Big GovernmentMedia and Culture

Blog03/20/2018

"False consciousness" has long been a building block behind the Marxist drive to destroy human rights. 

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The Rockefellers and Social Security

Big GovernmentSocialismU.S. History

Blog03/08/2018

The Rockefellers and their intellectual and technocratic entourage were, indeed, central to the New Deal.

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No, the President Is Not Our Coach

Big Government

Blog03/03/2018

In spite of what Laura Ingraham and some pro athletes seem to think, the president is not in any way America's "coach." 

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How Juan Perón's Left Populism Destroyed Argentina's Economy

Big GovernmentWorld History

Blog02/26/2018
Some scholars want the Democrats to embrace Perón's policies. This isn’t quite as bizarre as arguing for Venezuelan socialism, but it’s close.
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Guilt by Musical Association

Big GovernmentLegal SystemMedia and Culture

Blog02/17/2018
If the feds can vilify Deadheads and Juggalos, it could be only a question of time before Washington also tars bluegrass fans or Phish followers.
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How the Berlin Wall Spurred My Biggest Blunder

Big GovernmentThe Police StateWorld History

Blog02/15/2018
If the guards had found my little notebook of observations on environmental debacles, my stay in the East Bloc might have been extended indefinitely.
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The Shutdown: The Last Thing We Need is a Government Where Everyone Works Together

Big GovernmentU.S. History

Blog01/22/2018
The ability of a minority to prevent the passage of legislation is a feature of good government — it's not a bug.
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A Regulated Economy Leads to a Socialist Economy

Big GovernmentInterventionism

Blog01/17/2018
When government interferes with the market, the same story happens again and again.
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