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In Fed We Trust

Money and BanksU.S. EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog10/26/2017
At this point, does anyone believe the Fed is willing to do anything that might really spook markets?
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In a Cashless World, You'd Better Pray the Power Never Goes Out

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/10/2017
Getting rid of physical cash only makes an economy more fragile.
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Is it a Crime to Support Government Aggression?

Labor and Wages

Blog10/09/2017

Are supporters of the minimum wage law criminals? Possibly, but not necessarily.

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Is Population Decline Catastrophic?

Labor and WagesTaxes and SpendingWorld History

Blog10/03/2017

In the 70s, we were told to panic about population growth. Now we're told to panic about population decline. But is it really a problem?

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If the Majority Votes to Secede — What About the Minority?

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog09/21/2017
To protect minority rights, the answer to some secession is even more secession.
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Is Forced Military Service Good for the Economy?

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicySubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog09/12/2017
The latest argument in favor of conscription is that it's good for the economy. But, it's all just another central-planning scheme.
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I Just Got Price-Gouged and I'm Still Smiling

Blog08/14/2017
Today I paid $10 for a $3 umbrella and I write this to you as a dry, happy man.
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It's Not Urban vs. Rural — It's Suburban vs. Urban

U.S. History

Blog08/09/2017
Although the the media has become obsessed with rural Trump voters, the fact is suburban voters and taxpayers are far more important.
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