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The Supreme Court Uses Twisted Logic to Protect US Agents Committing Torture

The Police StateWar and Foreign Policy

Blog03/12/2022

By declaring information in the public domain to be a "state secret," the US Supreme Court has proven that logic is no object when one twists the law like a pretzel.

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The $73 Million Settlement against Gun Manufacturer Remington Is Backdoor Gun Control

Bureaucracy and RegulationLaw

Blog03/11/2022

Gun control advocates are using lawsuits to try to destroy private gun manufacturers. Despite legal protections for the gun industry, this strategy may well succeed.

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The Roman Empire Wasn't "Civilization." It Was Violence.

Book Reviews

Blog03/10/2022

Kulikowski's two-volume history of Rome offers many lessons in what was at the center of the empire. What was Rome? It was violence—political violence as an organizing principle.

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The Legacy of Angela Merkel: Kicking the Can Down the Road

Global Economy

Blog03/05/2022

In the months since Angela Merkel’s departure from the German chancellorship after sixteen years in power, the editorials praising her reign have been legion. This is not one of them.

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Trudeau's Emergency Measures Will Accelerate Decentralized Finance's Importance

The Police StateInterventionismMoney and Banking

Blog03/03/2022

Justin Trudeau's heavy-handed measures against the protesting truck drivers are part of a greater war by progressives against capital markets and financial privacy. People will find ways to resist through decentralized finance.

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The New Canadian Despotism

Big GovernmentEconomic FreedomThe Police State

Blog03/01/2022

By invoking the Emergencies Act, Trudeau has engaged in conduct better suited to authoritarian despots.

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The Steep Cost of Sanctions for Europe and Russia

War and Foreign Policy

Blog02/21/2022

The Ukraine crisis arrives in the middle of an evident slowdown of the largest economies after the placebo effect of massive stimulus plans has already worn off.

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The European Central Bank Is Trapped Like the Fed

Money and Banks

Blog02/19/2022

Like America's central bank, the European Central Bank can't let interest rates rise without facing some big negative repercussions.

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