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Another Reason Why Individual Freedom Is So Much Better than Central Planning

PhilosophyProgressivismRationalismPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog4 hours ago

Progressives believe that restricting individual liberty permits better social outcomes. In truth, it is individual liberty that allows societies to function best.

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The Outrageous Persecution of Julian Assange

LawThe Police StateU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog02/21/2024

As officials feign outrage over the death of Alexei Navalny and the jailing of Evan Gershkovich, the US government tries to imprison a journalist for breaking truly incriminating stories.

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The Death of Easy Money Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

Money and Banks

Blog02/21/2024

Central banks have had the chutzpah to claim credit for slowing down the rise of consumer prices. The truth is they have taken advantage of the supply boost from fading pandemic dislocations to pursue continued monetary inflation.

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The Right Is Wrong to Pursue Term Limits

Big GovernmentDemocracyMedia and CulturePolitics

Blog02/21/2024

While term limits is a near-article of faith by many on the right, the concept is flawed at its inception and the results are worse than anticipated.

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Why Americans Do Not See a Strong Economy

U.S. Economy

Blog02/20/2024

Policies that have never worked are being implemented at an astonishing pace and with enormous levels of money printing and debt, and the government blames anyone except themselves for poor consumer and business confidence. This is not a strong economy. 

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No, "Science" Has Not Proven Mises Wrong on Socialism

CapitalismPlanningSocialismCalculation and Knowledge

Blog02/20/2024

Socialists never give up trying to prove that socialism can maintain a functioning economy. Some have dragged out a nearly forty year old study as their exhibit A.

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The Awesome Verbal Punching Power of Thomas Paine

Decentralization and SecessionPoliticsU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog02/20/2024

While Thomas Paine might be one of the most obscure "Founding Fathers" of this country, he was a powerful intellect who helped move people to choose liberty and independence.

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Massive Money Printing Will Accelerate as Debt Soars

U.S. Economy

Blog02/19/2024

2023 proved that central banks’ policy was restrictive in name only. Policy was restrictive only for the private sector, especially small and medium enterprises, and families. Policy was not for governments.

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