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War and Foreign Policy
Advocates for more military spending tell us the taxpayer must pay to expand the US's nuclear arsenal. Because of China. In truth, the US's arsenal is in no danger of not "keeping up."
Opponents of "national divorce" like to claim that red states would be broke without a flood of money from wealthier, productive blue states. It's not true.
Bureaucracy and RegulationMedia and CulturePolitics
Remember those dystopian futuristic films in which the evil people try to electronically erase the heroes? Social media companies are trying to recreate that scenario.
Money and BanksU.S. Economy
Twenty-six years ago, the debate was over whether or not the target inflation rate should be raised from zero to 2 percent. Now we're being told it should be 4 or 6 percent.
AntipoliticsDecentralization and Secession
All too often, people equate their nationality with a particular state. Yet, as Mises noted, nationality does not depend at all upon a formal entity tied to a government.
Free MarketsSocialismWar and Foreign Policy
Lutheran theologian Reinhold Niebuhr attracted numerous followers in postwar America in part because of his attacks on the free market. Perhaps he should have read Mises.
In wartime, politicians frequently attempt to claim that all the citizens of foreign states are guilty of all the crimes their regimes commit. This is a modern invention, and a barbaric one.
Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationSocialism
New York City’s subways have become a nightmare, with rampant crime, delays, derailments, and poorly capitalized. This is a gift from "backdoor socialism."