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Bipartisan Support for New Federal Gun Controls Is a Red Flag

Big GovernmentThe Police State

Blog12/26/2018

Federal efforts to confiscate property without due process are a problem. Nor is it a coincidence that the targeted property includes personal firearms.

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Venezuela Didn't Need High Oil Prices to Prosper before Chavismo

Blog12/19/2018

In the era of relative market freedom, many of Venezuela's best years were during times of low oil prices. Trying to blame Venezuelan socialism's failure on oil prices only highlights how fragile economies are without markets.

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Gun-Free Zones at School: George H.W. Bush’s Questionable Gun Control Legacy

Blog12/14/2018

 Bush’s policies have not made the world safer for democracy, nor the U.S. safer domestically.

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The Deep State Wants Your Guns

Blog12/11/2018

With direct access to data and regulatory power, unelected bureaucrats can be a greater threat to private and property rights than elected officials.

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A History of Venezuelan Inflation

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/07/2018

The Bolívar’s collapse is rather tragic, considering the Bolívar was actually one of Latin Americas’ strongest currencies during Venezuela’s peak from the 1950s to 1970s.

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A Brief History of French Socialists

SocialismWorld History

Blog11/26/2018

France did not adopt collectivism overnight. Rather, it has seen key periods that have made France fertile soil for a certain brand of aggressive socialism.

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How Social Media Is Becoming an Arm of the State

Blog11/23/2018

Silicon Valley is allured by the prospect of state privilege and has worked to cultivate it like every other crony entity in the U.S.

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An Easy Alternative to the Brexit Agreement

No agreement necessary: her Majesty's government simply adopts a policy of zero tariffs and zero import quotas, beginning tomorrow.

11/15/2018Power & Market
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