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With Biden, Get Ready For More "Regime Change"

War and Foreign Policy

Blog5 hours ago

Yes, Senator Paul is right. "Regime change" doesn't work. Buckle up, as incoming Senate majority leader Schumer advised, there's a whole lot of interventionism in the queue.

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The FDA Botched Covid Testing in 2020. Nothing Has Changed Since Then.

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog8 hours ago

FDA regulation of testing is premised on the idea that FDA employees are experts at everything they are regulating. This is a very bad assumption. 

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Biden Nominee Rachel Levine Was a Disaster in Pennsylvania. Now She's Headed to Washington.

Bureaucracy and RegulationDemocracyHealth

Blog01/25/2021

Biden’s pick for assistant secretary of health forced nursing homes to accept patients with covid and wants to ration healthcare based on social justice.

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Why Americans Abandoned Smuggling in Favor of Lobbying and Welfare

U.S. History

Blog01/23/2021

Colonial America was a society of smugglers and scofflaws who regarded government regulations as worthy of contempt. Twenty-first century America is quite different. 

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Climate Change: Fred Singer's Classic Critique

Book ReviewsThe Environment

Blog01/23/2021

Singer's Hot Talk, Cold Science is largely a skeptical scientific inquiry about popular global-warming theses. But there is one area of this that he understands is not scientific: the policy question of what, if anything, to do about climate problems.

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Only Ideological Change Can Make the World a More Peaceful Place

PhilosophyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog01/22/2021

Given that so much of the world is in the grip of false ideologies, what can we do? Mises says that the answer does not lie in international organizations or treaties. “It is futile to place confidence in treaties, conferences, and…bureaucratic outfits" 

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No, the Chinese Won't Invade America If Secessionists Succeed

War and Foreign Policy

Blog01/22/2021

If the United States breaks up into smaller pieces, how will the new nations be able to defend themselves from the likes of China? Thanks to geography and wealth, even smaller American states would be well protected from Asian and European powers.

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