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Finland and Sweden in NATO: Disregarding the Benefits of Neutrality

War and Foreign Policy

Blog06/06/2022

In seeking membership in NATO, Finland and Sweden seem to believe they will have more military security. But they also are giving up their precious independence.

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Florida's Social Media Anticensorship Law and the Court's Tortured Legal Logic

DemocracyLaw

Blog06/06/2022

Florida's anticensorship law is being boosted as a defense of free speech. In reality, it turns the First Amendment upside down.

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Bastiat Predicted the Baby Formula Crisis 170 Years before It Happened

Economic PolicyPrice ControlsProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog06/04/2022

Although Biden presented the formula shortage as caused by "forces" outside the USA, the shortage is homegrown. Bastiat could have explained why.

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Greenspan Would Be Proud: A Lesson in Fed Speak

The FedMoney and Banks

Blog06/04/2022

The Federal Reserve continues the proud Greenspan tradition of obfuscation and confusing language to describe its reckless actions.

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Instead of Uniting the World, Globalization Has Set Nation against Nation

Anti-PoliticsCronyism and CorporatismProtectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

Blog06/04/2022

The Davos crowd sold globalization as a way to bring nations together. Unfortunately, by insisting on political conformity, the globalists have set the world on fire.

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Debt-Fueled Demand and Oil Price Inflation Brings Airfares Roaring Back

U.S. Economy

Blog06/03/2022

Airfares may surge 40 percent or more in 2022. This could be the biggest price increase in many decades. 

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The Russian Economy and the Social Contract: The Path to a Deplorable Reality

Economic FreedomSocialismWar and Foreign Policy

Blog06/03/2022

When the USSR collapsed, it was hoped that Russia would develop a free market economy and respect individual rights. Unfortunately, the situation there is deteriorating.

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Don't Be Fooled: The World's Central Bankers Still Love Inflation

Blog06/02/2022

The Bank of England, the European Central Bank, the American Fed, and the Bank of Japan are all talking a lot about inflation, but none are embracing any real change.

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