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Here’s What Donald Trump Should Do before Inauguration Day

Big GovernmentStrategy

Blog11/09/2020

Even if he loses, Donald Trump still has time to change military policy, pardon allies, unseat the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, and throw a wrench in the deep state apparatus.

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How Decades of Media and Faculty Bias Have Pushed America to the Left

EducationMedia and CultureStrategy

Blog10/22/2020

Silicon Valley and the media are moving even further left. This is what is to be expected when a single ideological group controls educational institutions and major media outlets over a period of several decades.

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How Long Can the Fed Keep This Time Bomb from Exploding?

Monetary Policy

Blog10/21/2020

Although the Fed insists otherwise, the central bank really has no tools left except money creation, and the Fed will keep printing money in a panicky attempt to prevent a financial collapse.

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How Slavery Reparations Turned into Just Another Welfare Program

SocialismTaxes and Spending

Blog08/21/2020

Over time, the demand for reparations has evolved from a demand to compensate specific victims to became just another call for more funding from a national welfare state.

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How Bailouts and Stimulus Pave the Way for a Lot More Spending on Everything

Blog08/19/2020

If we can spend a few trillion overnight to bail out investors and send out 150 million stimulus checks, why not also launch a universal basic income and a slavery reparations program?

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How the Left Uses "Public Health Crises" to Get What It Wants

Blog07/09/2020

"Public health crisis" is essentially a left-wing stock phrase at this point, as is reflected by the fact that the solutions proffered to the social ills in question are virtually always some sort of government regulation or income redistribution scheme.

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How the Left Exploits Antiracism to Attack Capitalism

U.S. History

Blog07/07/2020

The forces of anticapitalism have long latched on to whatever best suits them for pushing their agenda. Whatever the latest injustice may be—from a polluted environment to poverty to racism—the solution is always the end of capitalism.

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How the COVID-19 Lockdowns Will Increase Resentment of the Elderly

Blog05/12/2020

How do the shutdowns increase ageism? Because millions have arguably been thrown out of work in the name of protecting the elderly. The resulting economic devastation comes at the expense of younger workers, parents, students, and families.

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