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Why Hillary Clinton Was Probably Lying when She Said She's Against Civility in Politics

U.S. History

Blog10/25/2018

What politicians and pundits of the Clinton variety really want is a return to the days of the Era of Consensus of the 1950s and 60s when uncivil opposition was unthinkable.

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When Rich Families Hate Capitalism

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of Thought

10/24/2018Mises Daily Articles
People who are born as the wealthy children of successful businesspeople are often very confused about how economic prosperity is created.
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William Nordhaus vs. the U.N. on Climate Change Policy

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentTaxes and Spending

Blog10/20/2018

It is the boosters of aggressive government action, such as a carbon tax, who ignore the peer-reviewed research on climate change.

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Why Luxury Goods Make Everyone Better Off

Blog10/17/2018

Money spent on "luxuries" goes to support ordinary people who use profits from luxury goods to make a living and support their families.

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Why Are the Feds Subsidizing Baby Formula Companies?

Corporate WelfareCronyism and CorporatismHealth

Blog09/07/2018

The "experts" are complaining about advertisements from formula companies. Meanwhile, the US government spends billions on subsidizing formula through welfare programs.

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We Don't Need the UN to Regulate Baby Formula

Blog08/30/2018

The history of breastfeeding suggests usage of baby formula is based on much more than marketing by formula companies.

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What are Capitalists Good For?

Blog08/24/2018

Few customers put much thought into just how much work the capitalist risks to bring products to market — without any guarantee the customer will buy anything at all.

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Why We Can't Ignore the "Militia" Clause of the Second Amendment

Decentralization and SecessionWar and Foreign Policy

Blog08/22/2018

The Second Amendment is much more than a guarantee of private gun ownership. It was designed to decentralize and weaken the military establishment in the United States.

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