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Baby Alfie, the Latest Victim of Omnipotent Government

Big GovernmentHealthLegal System

Blog04/30/2018

 Ever since Plato, supporters of big government have sought to put government in charge of the lives of children

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Being Right Isn't Enough

Education

Blog03/20/2018

The only real cure for too much debt is an orderly process of liquidation. No bailouts. No subsidies. No taxpayer involvement.

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Brexit Has Reached the Point of No Return

Decentralization and SecessionGlobal Economy

Blog02/10/2018
In the absence of waning UK power in Brussels, the EU is pushing even worse policies than before, making a UK return at this point very unwise.
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Before Roe v. Wade, Abortion Had Always Been a State and Local Matter

Decentralization and SecessionLegal SystemU.S. History

Blog01/24/2018

Prior to 1973, there were almost no federal laws on abortion, one way or the other. Even though abortion rates were quite high in the 19th century.

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Bob Dylan as Economic Prophet

Media and CultureU.S. Economy

Blog01/17/2018
Change is the defining feature of our modern age. But you would never know it when surveying today’s financial market landscape.
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Birthday of a Bloodbath

SocialismWorld History

Blog11/24/2017
As communism marks its centennial, we should remember it for what it did best: death.
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Big Pharma Makes Drugs that Please Regulators, Not Customers

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog10/27/2017
In a free market, consumers hold the power to punish producers for pushing dangerous products. But today, the FDA has short-circuited that market.
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Bernie Sanders's "Medicare for All" is Good for None

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealthTaxes and Spending

Blog10/02/2017
Sanders’s plan would artificially set provider fees well below market levels — and would force physicians and hospitals out of business.
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