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Biden Wants To Seize Control of Local Land-Use Regulations

Bureaucracy and RegulationDecentralization and SecessionU.S. History


Empowering state legislatures—or worse, the federal government—to abolish local regulations would be a grave mistake. 

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Bitcoin's El Salvador Option

BitcoinMonetary Theory

If Bukele really wants monetary freedom for El Salvador, he should not have presented them with what, effectively, is a government handout for bitcoin hodlers and the companies behind the Strike app and other potential intermediaries.

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Biden’s Budget Plan: Weaker Growth and Fewer Jobs

Global Economy


When you copy the European Union, you also should know you will get European Union–style lack of growth and job creation.

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Biden's Jobs Plan: More Government Jobs Won't Fix the Economy

Taxes and Spending


Government jobs may help reduce the official unemployment rate, but they actually damage the economy. After all, most government workers are employed in the business of redistributing wealth and regulating private property. 

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Biden Wants a Global Minimum Tax to Offset His Proposed Huge Corporate Tax Increase

Taxes and Spending


Raising the US corporate tax would drive more capital out of the US. But the tax hike will be less risky if the US can get other countries to raise their tax rates as well. 

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Boom to Bust: How Inflation Turns into Deflation

Money and Banking


Seemingly endless amounts of fiscal and monetary stimulus will keep prices rising in the near term. But if the banking sector and other bubble industries weaken, we will eventually see deflation as new loan activity lessens. 

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Biden's Family Leave Is Yet Another Attack on the Family

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. Economy


Only a bureaucrat would assume that putting a small child in public school is just as effective as keeping the child at home with a parent. Unfortunately for Biden, the research isn’t on his side.

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Babbitt Is Back

PhilosophyPolitical Theory


The people selling us democracy believe in it the same way George F. Babbitt believes in a new listing from the Babbitt-Thompson Realty Company.

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