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Gun Control: Americans Have Been Lucky during the COVID-19 Panic, but It's Still a Toss-Up

Decentralization and SecessionStrategy

Blog04/16/2020

So far, when it comes to disarming the population, governments haven't been quite as terrible as one might have predicted during the COVID-19 panic.

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Government Overreach in the Age of COVID-19

Big GovernmentSocialism

Blog04/10/2020

To ensure that the United States moves past this pandemic, we must minimize government infringements of civil liberties and maximize the incentives of private businesses and individuals who want to assist in our efforts to combat this “invisible enemy.”

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Greater Idaho Movement Is the Latest Indicator of a Shift toward Decentralization

Decentralization and Secession

Blog03/11/2020

Recently disgruntled residents of rural counties in southwest Oregon have been organizing a petition to move Idaho’s border westward to form a “Greater Idaho” that could also potentially include parts of Northern California.

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Government Subsidies and the Decline of Higher Ed: Lessons from Australia

Blog10/28/2019

Poor incentives create poor outcomes, and government subsidies for higher education institutions have created poor incentives in spades.

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Government Won't Save Us From "Woke" Corporations

Political Theory

Blog09/05/2019

The last thing we need is a government "solution" to corporate efforts to crush speech and dissenting opinions. Answers lie in the marketplace.

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Gun-Free Zones at School: George H.W. Bush’s Questionable Gun Control Legacy

Blog12/14/2018

 Bush’s policies have not made the world safer for democracy, nor the U.S. safer domestically.

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Gun Ownership Rights Aren't as Safe as Many Think

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal System

Blog09/22/2018

While the Second Amendment is a formidable barrier, experience suggests a mixture of bureaucratic regulation and court rulings could significantly empower the gun-control lobby.

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Government Nutrition Policy: A Big, Fat Failure

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismHealth

Blog06/12/2018

Obesity has skyrocketed since the government became involved in the food pyramid. 

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