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Republicans Fail on the Debt Ceiling in 2023

Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy


Despite "concerns" about increasing federal debt, in the end Republican legislators have gone along with whatever the ruling elites want. The Limit, Save and Grow Act of 2023 is more of the same.

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Rothbard: Essentials of Money and Inflation

Big GovernmentThe FedMoney and Banking


The government and its central bank act precisely as would a grand counterfeiter, with very similar social and economic effects.

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Progressives Want to Eliminate Wealthy Entrepreneurs but Need the Wealth They Create

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureProgressivismSocialismEntrepreneurship


Modern culture is biased against those that are rich even while depending upon the wealth that successful entrepreneurs have created.

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Washington Has No Moral Authority to Ban Guns

Big GovernmentThe Police StateWar and Foreign Policy


Another mass shooting, another call for gun control. However, when it comes to mass killings, Washington sets the sorry example.

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You Don’t Like It? Leave! The Telling Sophistry of Tax Apologists

Big GovernmentDemocracyTaxes and Spending


Contrary to the worldview of progressives, taxation and the coercion it brings are not part of a "social contract." Instead, they are implemented by force.

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Rothbard: The Myth of Tax "Reform"

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingFiscal TheoryInterventionism


Our taxes are due today. It's a reminder that we must get past the tax reformers’ favorite ploy of revenue neutrality.

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Neither Red nor Blue, but Free

Big GovernmentDecentralization and SecessionMedia and Culture


The real issue we face is not whether we should be in the red tribe or the blue tribe, but rather what will be the constituency for freedom.

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Government Budget Deficits Cannot Stimulate True Economic Growth

Big GovernmentThe FedKeynesTaxes and Spending


A central tenet of Keynesian economics is that governments must run budget deficits to stimulate economic growth. But government spending actually shrinks the economy.

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How Greening the Economy Will Destroy America

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentPolitics

We’re supposed to go along with Green Energy schemes—as we did with masks, school lockdowns, and vaccinations to stop covid—because our government, media, and “public interest” groups insist that we “follow the science.”

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It Hurts to Pay for Strained China-USA Relations

Big GovernmentU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy


American politicians are beating war drums. They forget that bad relations are costly in many ways.

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