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Antitrust Regulation Assumes Bureaucrats Know the "Correct" Amount of Competition

U.S. Economy

Blog11/16/2021

The process of learning what’s most efficient and profitable includes merging with competitors and taking over different stages of the supply chain—all tactics that would be considered in violation of current antitrust laws.

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A Fat, Comfortable Military Is a "Woke" Military

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog11/09/2021

The US military's turn to "wokeness" is a result of decades of high military spending and public deference toward military "experts." That gave us a military that is overfunded and highly political.

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Age-Adjusted Mortality Is at 2004 Levels. Yet They Tell Us Covid Is Worse Than the 1918 Flu.

U.S. History

Blog10/09/2021

It is important to get some much-needed context when examining a disease which is being used to justify unprecedented increases in state power and violations of human rights.

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A Global Fiat Currency: "One Ring to Rule Them All"

Money and Banks

Blog09/24/2021

The One Ring of power stands for the particularly evil idea of creating a state of states, a world government, a world state. A one-world fiat currency is similarly dangerous. 

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Austrian Economics and Scientific Realism

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog09/24/2021

Human action does not operate under fixed causal laws, and according to philosopher Uskala Mäki, “The absence of [these laws] has been forcefully underlined by several Austrian economists.” 

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A Legacy of Corruption in the FDA and Big Pharma

Corporate Welfare

Blog09/11/2021

As long as Big Pharma wants it, and if there's a profit to be made, apparently our government will be there to provide lots of taxpayer funding. Actual healthcare is apparently a secondary concern. 

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