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Paul Pelosi Is Attacked, So Naturally the Capitol Police Want More Money

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog6 hours ago

Following the attack on Paul Pelosi, the Capitol Police office has demanded a big budget increase. This is not to increase safety but rather to increase the agency's bureaucratic reach.

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Powell Admits the Fed Is Failing on Inflation, and Promises More Rate Hikes

Money and Banks

Blog11/02/2022

Last year, Powell was full of confidence. Now what we have from the Fed and FOMC are increasingly vague statements about "soft landings" and inflation. 

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Private versus Government Health Insurance: They Are Not the Same

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree Markets

Blog11/02/2022

Government programs like Medicare are called insurance, yet they are anything but. There is a difference between public and private plans.

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Parallel Structures Are the Only Way to Freedom

Economic FreedomLawLibertarianismProgressivismStrategy

Blog10/28/2022

Although the Left controls most of government and has corrupted most of our institutions, there are ways to fight back.

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Profits Do Not Cause Inflation (No Matter What Progressives Claim)

Economic PolicyInflationProgressivism

Blog10/25/2022

Progressives like Robert Reich now claim that there is no inflation, just businesses arbitrarily raising prices so they can increase profits. Such claims do not pass the test of economic logic.

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Practicing Politics as Self-Defense

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentStrategy

Blog09/20/2022

Because government is predatory, it may seem ironic then to use the political system as a means of protecting one's own property, family, and loved ones. But there are times when such a strategy makes sense.

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Powell's Pivot to "Pain" but No Gain: Triggering the Coming Recession

Booms and BustsInflationStrategy

Blog09/14/2022

The Fed is slowly increasing interest rates in the hopes that the economy will experience a "soft landing." However, there is no way to soften the blows about to fall on the economy.

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Promoting Natural Rights Instead of Conservatism: Looking at Rothbard and Jaffa

DemocracyPhilosophyU.S. History

Blog09/09/2022

Both Murray Rothbard and Harry Jaffa began as men of the Right. However, Rothbard turned toward the view that individuals possess rights outside of the state; Jaffa turned toward conservatism.

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