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Germany: Still National Socialists

Big GovernmentEducationThe Police StateInterventionism

Blog04/12/2007

In Germany, 3 families face fines, frozen accounts for homeschooling their children

A German family has been subject to threats from the National Socialist government of Germany, because they're trying to homeschool their children. The...

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Foie Gras Bust

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Blog02/21/2007

Doug Sohn, owner of Hot Doug's, was busted on the morning of Feburary 17th for disobeying Chicago city law by continuing to offer foie gras-laced hot dogs at his...

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You know you are not a conservative when...

Big GovernmentThe Police State

Blog01/19/2007

The Heritage Foundation offers one of those site polls designed to keep you tooling around, and this one I thought was interesting.

Do liberals exaggerate threat to civil liberties from security measures like the Terrorist Surveillance...

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New Orleans to return stolen guns

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Blog04/14/2006

According to the SAF, the City of New Orleans will return the guns that were stolen by the police following Katrina. You would think that since they were *gasp* taken at gunpoint, that they would be nice and make the process as easy as...

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Police Seizing All Guns

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Blog09/09/2005

Let's see here. The police were helping in the post-flood looting, and now the police are grabbing guns from homeowners who are...

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James Curley Lives

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Blog06/19/2005

In their recently published paper, "The Curley Effect: The Economics of Shaping the Electorate" (Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 21(1), April 2005, pp. 1-19), Harvard economists Glaeser and Shleifer argue...

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How taxpayer money is used

The Police StateTaxes and Spending

Blog03/22/2005

A woman was fined for holding an apple while performing a maneuver in a car. Aside from the absurdity of this, it cost the government far more to prosecute her than what they obtained...

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Mark Thornton: The Economics of Marijuana

Free MarketsHealthThe Police StateInterventionism

January 18, 2017February 1, 2017

Event

Online Learning

In this three-lecture course, professor Mark Thornton will explain how prohibition has changed not only the market for marijuana, but also the characteristics of the drug itself.

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