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It's Not All Trump: Congress Is a Disaster Too

Blog10/27/2018

Congress has no small part in the endless cycle of debt, spending, and rising bureaucratic power.

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Is the Fed's Leading Dove Aiming to Replace Jay Powell?

Neel Kashkari is urging the Fed’s home office to lighten up on the interest rate hikes already.  The President must be pleased.

10/26/2018Power & Market
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In Defense of Payday Lending

Free Markets

10/20/2018The Free Market
Banning or restricting payday lending primarily works to limit the choices and freedoms exercised by people with bad credit or low incomes.
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Italy’s Problem Is Not The Euro, It’s Political Spending

Big GovernmentFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog10/17/2018

Blaming the euro will not save Italy. Italy’s problem is political spending — the same problem that this new budget is going to greatly increase.

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In the Aftermath of Hurricane Michael, Civil Society and Voluntary Action Saved Lives

Hurricane Michael brought destruction that the Florida panhandle has never seen before, but it failed to break the community it impacted. 

10/16/2018Power & Market
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Is Technological Know-How the Key to Economic Growth?

Blog10/16/2018

To obtain more economic growth, what is needed is a supply of saved capital to put the advanced technological methods into effect.

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Is Cultural Marxism America's New Mainline Ideology?

Blog10/10/2018

The aim is no longer the "dictatorship of the proletariat," because this project has failed. The new goal is "the dictatorship of the intellectuals."

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If Imports Were Truly Bad for an Economy, Military Blockades Would Not Exist

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog10/08/2018

If modern claims about the harm of free trade are true, then Lincoln must have been helping the Confederacy with his military blockade.

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