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The Awesome Verbal Punching Power of Thomas Paine

Decentralization and SecessionPoliticsU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog3 hours ago

While Thomas Paine might be one of the most obscure "Founding Fathers" of this country, he was a powerful intellect who helped move people to choose liberty and independence.

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Massive Money Printing Will Accelerate as Debt Soars

U.S. Economy

Blog02/19/2024

2023 proved that central banks’ policy was restrictive in name only. Policy was restrictive only for the private sector, especially small and medium enterprises, and families. Policy was not for governments.

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The Left's Assault on Language Is an Assault on Freedom

DemocracyMedia and CulturePoliticsProgressivism

Blog02/19/2024

In "progressive" America, words tend to mean the opposite of what they are supposed to, and "social justice" essentially means “not justice.” 

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To the European Union: Don't Tread on Us

EuropeImmigrationPoliticsWorld History

As the European Union becomes increasingly dominated by progressive elites, it becomes more authoritarian and contemptuous of the rights of those the Union purports to serve.

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The Western Ruling Elite: Its Development and Its Betrayal

Cronyism and CorporatismMedia and CultureProgressivismSocialism

Blog02/17/2024

Davos has made it clear that Western elites do not lead naturally but rather want to impose a way of life that the rest of us don't wish to live by.

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Human Rights and the Public Good

DemocracyEconomic FreedomProperty RightsPrivate Property

Blog02/17/2024

Progressive elites tell us we will own nothing and will be happy. They forget that fundamental human rights are linked to property rights.

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Austrian Economics Research Conference 2024

Blog02/16/2024

The Austrian Economics Research Conference is the international, interdisciplinary meeting of the Austrian School, bringing together leading scholars doing research in this vibrant and influential intellectual tradition.

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Government Schools Are Propaganda Machines

Big GovernmentEducationMedia and CultureProgressivism

Blog02/16/2024

While people often associate propaganda with dictatorial regimes, American public education has created a propaganda machine that Stalin would have envied.

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