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Don't Fall for Tax Reform

Taxes and Spending

Blog09/28/2017
Don't fall for tax reform. It’s a con, and a shell game.
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Does "More Europe" Mean More Government?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryInterventionism

Blog09/28/2017
When leading Europhiles say they want more European unity, what they really seem to want is more bureaucracy, regulation, and control.
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Doesn't Mexico Have Building Codes?

PovertyPrices

Blog09/25/2017
Politicians can pass building code laws all day long, but those laws won't make it so people can afford higher quality, safer housing.
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Don't Trust Government To Protect Your Privacy

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and Regulation

Blog09/14/2017
Governments are good at shifting risk in sneaky ways, but they can’t legislate it out of existence.
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Does Government Spending Create More Economic Growth?

Money and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and Banking

Blog09/04/2017
A cut in government outlays is great news for wealth generators and to the economy.
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Distraction as Political Strategy

Blog08/29/2017
Is it a coincidence that while we are fighting about Confederate monuments, we are not focusing on the real plight of the poor and middle class?
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Domestic Politics Is Dictating Our Foreign Policy

Cronyism and CorporatismWar and Foreign Policy

Blog08/23/2017
The more Trump becomes isolated politically, the more he's likely to try and shore up his base by pandering to the Pentagon and its friends.
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Do Seasonal Adjustments Help Identify Business Cycles?

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog08/17/2017
Without a coherent theory based on purposeful human action, it is not possible to begin to understand the causes of business cycles.
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