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As the Pentagon Fails Another Audit, Congress Wants to Spend Even More on "Defense"

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog9 hours ago

America's military technocrats (a.k.a. "generals") specialize in losing wars and also losing your money. Naturally, Congress wants to give them even more taxpayer cash.

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Born on the Tenth of January

LibertarianismU.S. History

Blog10 hours ago

Thomas Paine, whose fiery essay "Common Sense" made a case for the American Revolution, is a much-neglected American founder.

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The Ongoing Covid Deceptions: How Ruling Elites Lied about Masks and Mask Mandates

Bureaucracy and RegulationProgressivismThe Police State

Blog12/06/2022

During the worst days of the covid lockdowns and mandates, Americans were told that wearing masks was a matter of life and death. However, those giving the orders didn't believe what they were saying.

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"Classical Liberalism" Will Never Satisfy the Left

StrategyU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog12/05/2022

Mises and Hayek used "classical liberal” to distinguish themselves from the Left. Today the term is used primarily to appease the Left.

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Do Falling Prices Cause or Predict a Recession?

Booms and BustsInflationBusiness Cycles

Blog12/05/2022

An upcoming recession likely will lead to falling asset prices. But these price decreases do not cause recessions, but rather are a result of them.

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Fiat and Gold: Two Fixes for a Broken US Monetary Base

The FedGold StandardMoney Supply

The US monetary system is out of sorts and out of control. The authors show a path back from the inflation brink to monetary soundness.

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Reflections upon the Centennial of Mises's Socialism

SocialismCapital and Interest Theory

Blog12/03/2022

It has been a hundred years since Mises published Socialism. It is more relevant than ever.

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Total Employed Workers Fell Again in November as Savings and Incomes Fall

U.S. Economy

Blog12/03/2022

From March 2022 to November, the number of total employed persons has only increased by 12,000 people meaning there are fewer employed people now than before the covid panic.

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