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Why Legal Kratom May Face a Battle with Drug Companies

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog11/20/2020

In a classic "bootleggers and baptists" scenario, it looks like pharmaceutical companies are calling for greater regulation of kratom, which is viewed a potential competitor to patented drugs. 

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America's Elites—Not Trump—Are Responsible for Undermining American Democracy

Big GovernmentDecentralization and SecessionPolitical Theory

Blog11/19/2020

It appears that 2020 may be the year that finally proves that the façade of democracy is not enough to maintain a unified political body. 

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Dear Biden Supporters, It's Not Too Late to Secede

Decentralization and Secession

Blog11/19/2020

Why subject yourselves to all the stress of the GOP retaking the House in 2022 and even the White House in 2024? Just secede now and save yourselves the trouble. 

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California's Tax-Limiting Prop. 13 Survives Yet Another Attack

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog11/19/2020

Prop. 15’s attempt to undermine California Prop. 13’s property tax protections for businesses has apparently failed.

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A Drop in the Money Supply Was Not the Cause of the Great Depression

Booms and BustsMoney and Banks

Blog11/18/2020

Even if the central bank were to be successful in preventing the fall of the money stock, this would not be able to prevent a depression if the pool of real savings is declining.

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The United Nations and the Origins of "The Great Reset"

Big Government

Blog11/18/2020

The United Nations has been the key institution in setting the stage for a global "Great Reset" devoted to global management of human society and of markets. 

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Why Is the Fed So Afraid of Judy Shelton?

Blog11/17/2020

A single vote on the Fed's policymaking committees wouldn't make any real difference. On the other hand, the Fed will brook no dissent from the official media and academic narrative. 

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With a Biden Win, The War Party Will Be Back in Full Force

War and Foreign Policy

Blog11/17/2020

“What is the one thing that brings Republicans and Democrats together?” Rand Paul asked reporters. “War—they love it."

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