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America's Legitimacy Crisis Heats Up

U.S. History

Blog01/08/2022

The Washington class could miscalculate and use force against the "deplorables." And if it reaches that point, the veneer of democratic legitimacy will be erased.

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Bimetallism, Gresham's Law, and Coinage

Blog01/07/2022

There was truth in the war-cry of the bimetallists that a "crime against silver" had been committed; but the crime was really the original imposition of bimetallism in lieu of parallel standards. 

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Equality and Fairness for All but Property Owners

U.S. History

Blog01/07/2022

Since discrimination in any form is not aggression, force, coercion, violence, or threat, it should never be considered a crime.

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Ending Fiat Money Won't Destroy the State

Money and Banks

Blog01/06/2022

When we ask ourselves the question, “Can states survive without fiat currency?” the answer is clearly yes.

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Chile's New President Threatens the Nation's Market-Driven Prosperity

World History

Blog01/06/2022

Gabriel Boric is no friend of free trade, low taxes, or markets in general. Yet these policies are what made Chile the most prosperous country in South America.

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Turkey's Economy Is in Big Trouble

World History

Blog01/05/2022

Turkey's President Erdoğan faces a series of crises as the lira collapses and the state's central bank steps in to clean up the mess.

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Why Did the World Choose a Gold Standard Instead of a Silver Standard?

World History

Blog01/05/2022

The adoption of gold as the preferred commodity money was never inevitable or based on some sort of natural law of money. Many coincidences and political schemes were key factors.

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Taking Back Our Liberty in 2022

U.S. History

Blog01/04/2022
The history of these past two years is that the worst ideas have been adopted by force and anyone questioning those ideas has been suppressed by force.
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