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Why They Want to Keep the "Health Emergency" Going Forever

U.S. History

Blog01/18/2022

When the Democratic Colorado governor slightly scaled back covid mandates, he met furious opposition from the Left. Expect these people to push mandates forever. 

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Why Moderates Attack Radicals

U.S. History

Who do the moderates fear most? Not the state and its countless atrocities and injustices. No, they mostly fear the radicals.

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Who Needs Personal Responsibility When We Can Just Trust Our Overlords?

Socialism

Blog01/18/2022

Across so many fields, from money to nutrition, I’ve found that the corollary to the government-heavy approach is a desire not to make choices for oneself.

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The Rise of the New Socialism—and What You Can Do about It

Socialism

Blog01/18/2022

The Great Reset, comes straight from the socialist witch’s kitchen and represents a reissue of well-known socialist ideas in a new guise.

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The Experts' "Zero Covid" Plan Was a Total Failure

U.S. History

Blog01/17/2022

The expert class embraced the failed "zero covid" plan early, claiming that covid will be eradicated if only we "lockdown harder." This later morphed into "covid will be eradicated with more vaccines."

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Global Governance versus Freedom and Free Enterprise

World History

Blog01/17/2022

Countries must remain free to refuse the edicts of global institutions of "government" like the World Bank or the IMF. This is true even when the stated goal is advancing free markets.

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When Higher Prices Are Not Inflation

Money and Banks

Blog01/17/2022

Monetary inflation results in a general rise in prices, often called "price inflation." But rising prices are not always "inflation." In any case, more government regs and subsidies won't help.

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The Problem with Guilds: They're Monopolistic and Wasteful

World History

Blog01/15/2022

The historical guilds of Europe have long been criticized for cartelizing trade and seizing monopolistic powers. And new research suggests the situation was very similar in Africa as well.

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