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Surveys or Specifics: Do Economies Respond to Consumer Expectations or the Facts at Hand?

Free MarketsRationalismBusiness Cycles


Much is made of surveys determining consumer confidence in the economy. Expectations, however, must line up both with proper economic theories and the information at hand.

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SCOTUS Attacked Indian Tribe Sovereignty in Castro-Huerta, and That's a Bad Thing.

U.S. History


Indian tribe sovereignty has long been a much neglected, yet important, tool in decentralizing and limiting government power in the US. 

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Slowing Money Supply Growth in 2022 Points to Recession

Money Supply


During April 2022, year-over-year money supply growth was at 7.23 percent. That's down from March's rate of 7.41 percent and April 2021's rate of 36.8 percent.

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Stagflation Comes from Exorbitant Money Creation and Unhampered Government Spending

Economic PolicyInflationKeynesMonetary Theory


The Keynesian "stimulus" policies were suppose to reinvigorate the economy. Instead, they have brought stagflation.

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Student Loans and Government Subsidies: Another Government "Benefit" Creates Financial Chaos

Big GovernmentTaxes and Spending


Since the Obama administration nationalized the student loan program, we have seen student debt metastasize. Unfortunately, the Biden administration looks to make things even worse.

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Sovereign Immunity Is Antilaw: The State Must Make Restitution to Its Victims

LibertarianismLegal System


A libertarian view of the law by definition means that there can be no immunity from legal consequences. Anything else perverts the very meaning of law.

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Should Government Be Your Stockbroker? Maybe So, Says Bloomberg

Financial MarketsInterventionism


Bloomberg suggests that individuals should not be permitted to make their own stock selections because they are not "qualified" to make such decisions. Instead, governments should help direct their investment choices.

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