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The Jobs "Boom" Isn't So Hot When We Remember Nearly Six Million Men Are Missing from the Workforce

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog8 hours ago

There appears to be a six-million-man gap between the number of men in the prime age group—age 25-54—and the number of those men actually in the workforce.

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The Student Murders in Idaho Highlight the Unimpressive Police Record on Violent Crime

U.S. History

Blog12/07/2022

Like the police in similar communities, the Moscow, Idaho Police have long focused on petty drug offenses while more serious violent crime and property crime receives far less attention.

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The Ongoing Covid Deceptions: How Ruling Elites Lied about Masks and Mask Mandates

Bureaucracy and RegulationProgressivismThe Police State

Blog12/06/2022

During the worst days of the covid lockdowns and mandates, Americans were told that wearing masks was a matter of life and death. However, those giving the orders didn't believe what they were saying.

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Total Employed Workers Fell Again in November as Savings and Incomes Fall

U.S. Economy

Blog12/03/2022

From March 2022 to November, the number of total employed persons has only increased by 12,000 people meaning there are fewer employed people now than before the covid panic.

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The Fed Is Not "a Good Idea that Became Corrupt": It Always Was Corrupt

The FedProgressivismU.S. History

Blog12/01/2022

It is easy to think of the Fed as a good institution that simply lost its way. In truth, it was a bad idea and a bad institution from its beginning.

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The Reichsbank: Germany's Central Bank Lays Foundation of Monetary Disaster

Central BanksInflationMoney and BanksWorld History

Blog11/28/2022

Long before there was the infamous German inflation of 1923, the Reichsbank created the scenario of monetary debasement.

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Taxing the Wealthy: A Tale of Two State Propositions

Economic PolicyFree MarketsProgressivismTaxes and Spending

Blog11/28/2022

Massachusetts voters approved yet another tax hike for high-income residents, while California voters rejected a similar proposition. The current tax fever does not bode well for economic growth.

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The US Chip Blockade against China Is Creating Unplanned Consequences

Protectionism and Free TradeStrategyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog11/25/2022

Supporters of US microchip policy against China claim the policy is "strategic," but in reality, it is old-fashioned protectionism with all the usual economic damage.

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