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The Businessman and the Holy Family

For Jesus and his followers, private enterprise was there from birth, through life, and to death, providing a refuge of safety and productivity, just as it has in our time.

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Is the Crack-up Boom Here?

Money and Banks

Blog12/28/2021

Crack-up booms have historically facilitated the growth of authoritarian political movements. This is not inevitable. But we do need radical change to today's fiscal and monetary disasters.

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Mandatory Holidays Mean Less Freedom and Flexibility for Workers

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog12/28/2021

Workers should have the freedom to take their time off when they need it most. Official government holidays don't actually mean more time off. They just mean less flexibility.

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Ron Desantis Plans to Revive Florida's State Militia

U.S. History

Blog12/28/2021

Genuine change will likely come only through muddling through at the state and local level. That kind of work will be instrumental in the creation of decentralized alternatives to our present political order.

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Biden's War against Fossil Fuels Is a War against Ordinary People

Blog12/27/2021

The hardships from high fossil fuel prices that will be suffered by Americans and others around the world will be a humanitarian crisis that could have been avoided.

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The Real Reason Politicians Want Legal Cannabis Is Tax Money

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog12/27/2021

Colorado and Washington State have shown governors in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic how they've been missing out on collecting taxes from cannabis sales.

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Rousseau, Guevara, Marx and More: The Moral and Intellectual Bankruptcy of the Left

World History

The moral corruption of many left-wing intellectuals shows itself in verbal ferocity, exhortations to violence, demonization of opponents, and lack of respect for the dignity of individuals.

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A Strategy to Promote Sound Money: Decentralize the State

Money and Banks

Blog12/25/2021

The current system of freely fluctuating paper currencies with the US dollar as reserve currency would not have been possible without political centralization of monetary systems. 

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