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That Time the Media Cheered for Gestapo Immigration Tactics

Blog06/28/2018

When the Clinton team used agents with machine guns in the Elian Gonzalez case, the media cheered the state's brutal show of force.

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The Cronyist Origins of Social Security

Cronyism and CorporatismU.S. History

Blog06/19/2018

The big-business-connected creators of Social Security sought to use the system to punish their competitors in the small-business sector. 

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The Marketplace — America's Other Democracy

Blog05/29/2018

 What if there was another form of democracy right under our noses that allowed voting 24 hours a day, seven days a week?

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The Racist History of Gun Control

Big GovernmentLegal SystemU.S. History

Blog05/22/2018

The first attempts at gun control were aimed at disarming minorities. This has continued throughout American history.

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The EU's Backdoor Path to a Unified Superstate

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/08/2018

Thanks to the defeat of the more fiscally responsible member states, the EU has become a de facto transfer union. 

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Trump Nominates Another Obama-Approved Federal Reserve Nominee

04/17/2018Power & Market
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The Disaster of Federal Farm Policy

Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending

Blog04/09/2018

The failures of farm programs remain a reminder of why Washington’s power needs to be radically slashed across the board.

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The GOP's Tax Reform Offers No Relief from the Inflation Tax

Taxes and Spending

Blog01/10/2018
Ongoing inflation offers the state many opportunities to collect even more from taxpayers.
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