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An Introduction to Virginia 2nd Amendment "Sanctuaries"

Legal System

Blog01/20/2020

Although the term “sanctuary” implies comparability to local jurisdictions that refuse to participate in the enforcement of some federal immigration laws, the similarities don’t go beyond the name itself.

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Another Great New York Deli Closes: A Story of New York's Misrule

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and Regulation

Blog07/27/2018

Powerful Manhattanites hand down the laws the rest us of New Yorkers must follow. Many lives and businesses are ruined as a result. 

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Are China and the Yuan the Future of Venezuela?

Global EconomySocialismInterventionism

Blog05/23/2018

The realities of modern Venezuela, combined with the global ambitions of China, could make a deal between the two countries a logical outcome. 

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Are Federal Spying Powers Modern Day Writs of Assistance?

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog01/02/2018
The FISA Amendment is just a modern version of the "Writs of Assistance" rightfully opposed by James Otis and John Adams.
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A Tale of Two "Deflationary" Booms — The Gilded Age vs. Today

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/18/2017
Today's easy-money-fueled economic "boom" doesn't compare well to booms of the past.
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A Flat Tax Is Not More "Efficient" Than a Tax System with Loopholes

Taxes and SpendingValue and Exchange

Blog08/10/2017
If we want taxpayers to be more efficient, we should be giving them more tax loopholes. Closing loopholes has the opposite effect.
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Another Member of Mises Cuba is Now Missing

The Police State

Blog05/24/2017
Mises Cuba has announced that Nelson Rodríguez Chartrand is missing, and believed to be abducted by Cuban state security forces.
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Auto Loans: The Next Debt Bubble?

Booms and BustsU.S. Economy

Blog04/18/2017
The auto-loan market has recently ballooned, but the delinquency data raises questions about how much longer these spending habits can last.
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