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Yes, Julian Assange Is a Journalist — But That Shouldn't Matter

Media and CultureWorld History

Blog04/18/2019

The Bill of Rights doesn't mention that freedom of speech is restricted to a special class of establishment journalists. Freedom of speech is a universal property right, regardless of what the establishment-media gatekeepers say.

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Your Move, Gold Critics: Please Explain What Money Is

The FedMoney and BanksGold Standard

Blog04/10/2019

Stated simply, gold-standard proponents seek a dollar that is widely trusted as a constant measure of value. Nothing more. Nothing less.

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Yes, PC is Real. Yes, it is Illiberal

Big GovernmentPolitical Theory

Blog10/16/2018

 If you believe The Atlantic, rejection of PC culture is hardly limited to the Right.

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Yes, Inequality Is a Problem — When Caused by the Government

Money and BanksTaxes and Spending

Blog10/12/2018

Some inequality arises naturally from freedom of choice. Some comes from government meddling. One is good and the other is bad. …

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You Can't Legislate Physical Reality

Blog10/11/2018

Lawmakers once tried to legislate the value of Pi.

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Your "Privilege" Level: How Much We Can Steal From You in the Name of Equality

Taxes and Spending

Blog09/29/2018

Determining just how privileged you are, can be a confusing matter. After all, according to the current narrative, a white woman is privileged by her race and oppressed by her gender. And it gets even more complicated from there.

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Yet Another Way the Feds Make It Harder to Save for Retirement

Blog09/27/2018

The government wants you to save less and spend more. And the IRS wants a bigger piece of your wealth.

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You Can't Run a Government "Like a Business"

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsEntrepreneurshipValue and Exchange

Blog08/03/2018

Calls for finding efficiencies in government by electing or appointing people to “run it like a business” are futile.

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