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GOP Tax Plan Increases the Most Insidious Tax

Taxes and Spending

Blog11/06/2017
Politicians love the inflation tax because it allows them to increase taxes without having to vote for higher rates.
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Trump’s Fed Picks? More of the Same!

The Fed

Blog10/24/2017
President Trump’s embrace of status quo monetary policy could prove fatal to both his presidency and the American economy.
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Inflation and the Fall of the Roman Empire

Free MarketsWorld HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

10/19/2017Mises Daily Articles
At the end, the Romans welcomed the barbarians as liberators from the kleptocratic Roman state.
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The Eternal Struggle Between the Merchant and the Bureaucrat

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeWorld History

Civilization, it ought to be remembered, has been created by those men who have resisted power, not by those who have exercised it.
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Will Tax Reform Increase or Limit Liberty?

Taxes and Spending

Blog10/10/2017
Republicans’ failure to cut spending means that their tax plan will do little to increase liberty or prosperity.
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Congress Shirks Its Duty on Foreign Policy Yet Again

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog09/18/2017
Just because Congress approves the use of force does not mean that a war is wise. But Congress should at least be willing to debate the matter.
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Congress Exploits Hurricane to Raise Debt Ceiling

Taxes and Spending

Blog09/11/2017
The Republicans aren't letting this crisis go to waste. They're using it to put American taxpayers deeper in debt.
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Mario Draghi’s Fatal Conceit

Money and Banking

08/29/2017Mises Wire
Central bankers seek to shrug off any limits to their power. Only if totally unrestrained, they believe, can they truly do "whatever it takes."
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