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

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog5 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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Double Your Gift Today!

Blog7 hours ago

Dr. Gary Schlarbaum has generously offered to match donations received through December 11. Please contribute to the fight against tyranny by doubling your support today!

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In Jamaica, the Tourists Party On behind High Walls and Locked Gates

DemocracySocialismProduction Theory

Blog10 hours ago

High time preferences also mean high times in a party atmosphere. When Jamaica embraced socialism many decades ago, it wasn't supposed to come to this.

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The Student Murders in Idaho Highlight the Unimpressive Police Record on Violent Crime

U.S. History

Blog11 hours ago

Like the police in similar communities, the Moscow, Idaho Police have long focused on petty drug offenses while more serious violent crime and property crime receives far less attention.

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As the Pentagon Fails Another Audit, Congress Wants to Spend Even More on "Defense"

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. History


America's military technocrats (a.k.a. "generals") specialize in losing wars and also losing your money. Naturally, Congress wants to give them even more taxpayer cash.

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Born on the Tenth of January

LibertarianismU.S. History


Thomas Paine, whose fiery essay "Common Sense" made a case for the American Revolution, is a much-neglected American founder.

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The Ongoing Covid Deceptions: How Ruling Elites Lied about Masks and Mask Mandates

Bureaucracy and RegulationProgressivismThe Police State


During the worst days of the covid lockdowns and mandates, Americans were told that wearing masks was a matter of life and death. However, those giving the orders didn't believe what they were saying.

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"Classical Liberalism" Will Never Satisfy the Left

StrategyU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory


Mises and Hayek used "classical liberal” to distinguish themselves from the Left. Today the term is used primarily to appease the Left.

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