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No, It's Not "Greed" or "Price Gouging" That's Driving up Gas Prices


By late 2021, fueled by trillions in newly printed money, gasoline prices had surged to ten-year highs. Now, even in inflation-adjusted terms, gasoline prices are surging to new highs. 

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NATO Plans to Rip Off Americans Even More as Sweden and Finland Set to Join

War and Foreign Policy


The Europeans are welcome to keep NATO going if they like. But the time has come for the United States to exit.

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Nickel: How Government Alchemists Turned a Base Money Hard and Now Are Expected to Kill It.

InflationMonetary PolicyGold Standard


Nickel is a base metal the government used to replace silver. Since then, the government has inflated so much that even nickel is too valuable for US coinage.

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Noninterventionism Is Not Isolationism: The US Government Should Stop Arming Ukraine

War and Foreign Policy


Proponents of arming Ukraine against Russia call critics "isolationists" as a pejorative term. But these "entangling alliances" have a history of sad endings with tragic results.

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No, It's Not the Putin Price Hike, No Matter What Joe Biden Claims

The FedInflationPrice Controls


Last year, Joe Biden and his administration claimed that inflation was "transitory." This year, Vladimir Putin gets the blame. Next year, Biden will blame American businesses. And the beat goes on.

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New Covid Study Shows Lockdown-Heavy States Had Some of the Worst Health Results

U.S. History


Among the states that performed the best during the pandemic were lockdown-light states like Utah and Florida. Among the states with the worst outcomes were lockdown-heavy California, New Mexico, New Jersey, and New York. 

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No, Hitler Was Not a Closet Capitalist

SocialismWorld History


Despite the Left's denials that Hitler was a socialist, a careful reading of his writings and speeches tells a different story. His sympathies lay with the workers, not the bourgeoisie.

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NATO: Our International Welfare Queens

War and Foreign Policy


The states of Europe have more than enough wealth and military potential to deal with a second-rate power like Russia. The American taxpayers, on the other hand, deserve a break from Europe's grifting. 

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