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Frédéric Bastiat and the Hubble Telescope

Taxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog01/15/2018

Bastiat would point out that all that tax money spent on space programs comes at a very real, unseen cost.

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Free State Kansas

U.S. History

01/10/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton discusses how the Kansas territory turned in favor of the Free State settlers.
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Free Parking Isn't Free

InterventionismPrices

Blog12/21/2017
The number of parking spaces in your city may be a matter of centrally-planned government mandates. It's time to give the market a chance.
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From Direct Democracy to Centralization: the Swiss Health Care Experiment

Blog12/13/2017
The Swiss health care system is slowly becoming more centralized and state-controlled.
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Fine Art's Resurgence Offers a Refuge for Investors

Financial MarketsPrices

A search for a refuge from modern fiat currencies has led many investors to the perceived safety of art by the Old Masters.
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Freedom for Television and Radio

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog11/20/2017
When the government essentially owns the airways, it also decides how those resources may be used.
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Federal Prosecutors Are Running Amok

Legal System

Blog11/13/2017
The law has become the plaything of federal prosecutors who advance their careers by convicting others.
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