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Taxes and Spending
The appropriate question is not “Who will build the roads?” but rather “Who will pay for them without taxation?” History suggests the answer is "lots of people" and the "public goods" theory is wrong.
We can see that these massive trillion-dollar stimulus programs generate a virtually nonexistent long-term positive impact, just a short-term bounce that lasts less than a quarter.
Bastiat pointed out that no citizen could do what the government does without being charged with a crime.
Google says it can only tolerate "accurate" information and has banned LewRockwell.com from its advertising program. This position only makes sense if one makes some faulty assumptions about how information is spread.
Money and Banks
It was government policies that kick-started the engine of financial innovation, wrongly blamed by many in the press and left-leaning academia for this increased economic instability.
U.S. HistoryWorld History
The story of the Americas as the violent “pacifying” and corralling of free indigenous peoples by white outsiders erases the long history of statism in many areas of the New World.
Years of bubbles and malinvestment have a downside: the destruction of the productive, wealth-building parts of the economy. And that could mean higher interest rates.
Deficit spending—which begets inflationary monetary policy—has been a boon for the financial sector and its billionaires. Naturally, bank CEOs would love to get rid of the debt ceiling.