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From the Eccles Building to Vegas: The Fed Enables the Worst Ponzi Schemes

Booms and BustsThe FedInflation

Blog06/21/2022

Peter Schiff once joked that Obama should have appointed Bernie Madoff secretary of the Treasury. The government's easy money policies ultimately lead to Ponzi schemes.

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For Presidents, Unpopularity Is a Simple PR Problem. Biden Is No Exception

AntipoliticsEconomic PolicyU.S. Economy

Blog06/16/2022

The Biden administration, stung by low poll numbers, insists that the president is receiving unfair PR, which is hiding the "truth" about Biden's many accomplishments.

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Finland and Sweden in NATO: Disregarding the Benefits of Neutrality

War and Foreign Policy

Blog06/06/2022

In seeking membership in NATO, Finland and Sweden seem to believe they will have more military security. But they also are giving up their precious independence.

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Florida's Social Media Anticensorship Law and the Court's Tortured Legal Logic

DemocracyLaw

Blog06/06/2022

Florida's anticensorship law is being boosted as a defense of free speech. In reality, it turns the First Amendment upside down.

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Federal Control of Abortion Laws Is Modern Colonialism

Blog05/24/2022

The proabortion centralist line of "accept our definition of human rights, or else" is what we'd expect from the imperialists of old who claimed the "savages" in the colonies couldn't be trusted with self-government. 

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Federal Reserve Policies Aimed at Creating Price Stability Bring About Economic Instability

The FedInflationBusiness Cycles

Blog05/16/2022

While Fed policies openly try to make prices "stable," the central bank actually is creating economic instability and an impoverished economy.

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Freedom and Sound Money: Two Sides of a Coin

U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog05/16/2022

It is impossible to grasp the idea of sound money without realizing that it was devised to protect civil liberties against state despotism.

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