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Can the American Government Wage a Just War?

Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismLawWar and Foreign Policy


Murray Rothbard asked this question and concluded that the current American regime, if the wisdom of Aquinas’ words is taken seriously, cannot wage a just war.

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The Parasitic Rich Men North of Richmond

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareCronyism and CorporatismMedia and Culture


Oliver Anthony's popular song, "Rich Men North of Richmond," describes the parasitic world of the Beltway. One hopes people understand the damage the political classes have done.

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No, We Cannot Afford to Fund Yet Another War

Cronyism and CorporatismU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy


US government officials from President Biden to Secretary Yellen think the US can fund endless wars, but the American people are suffering in reality.

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The Regime Plans More for Us Than Just Hillary Clinton’s "Deprogramming" Demands

Cronyism and CorporatismPoliticsThe Police StateWar and Foreign Policy


While Hillary Clinton’s call to have Trump supporters “deprogrammed” has been met with snickers, her attitude is in line with most of this country’s governing elites.

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Spending More Taxpayer Money on Foreign Policy Boondoggles Has Solved Nothing

Cronyism and CorporatismDemocracyEconomic PolicyWar and Foreign Policy


The US government doesn't just blow money in the US. Indeed, the reach of its wasteful spending spans the globe, and Congress seems incapable of stopping it.

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Reaping What You Sow: The American Regime in Chaos

Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismDemocracyPoliticsProgressivism


With the ouster of Speaker Kevin McCarthy, the House is in chaos, symbolizing the greater chaos that has enveloped Washington. Instead of looking inward, political elites will become even more outwardly violent.

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A Machiavellian Perspective on the Debt Ceiling and Entitlement Programs

Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismPoliticsU.S. Economy


Niccolò Machiavelli, who often is criticized for his views on using political power, understood the dangers of unchecked government spending. Perhaps our own political leaders should read "The Prince."

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The House Showdown: Separating Truth from Outright Falsehoods

Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismPoliticsStrategy


Read the New York Times (or even National Review) and you'll learn that the budget standoff is between congressional “adults” and right-wing House nutjobs. This is not the case.

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Tyranny, Inc.: How “Beltway Libertarians” Failed to Convince Conservatives

Cronyism and CorporatismLibertarianismProgressivismProtectionism and Free TradeStrategy


From the various compromises pushed by "Beltway Libertarians" to the anti-free market rhetoric of conservative Sohrab Ahmari, government intervention has a lot of new friends. This will not end well.

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