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Let's Abolish Those Presidential Medals of Freedom

U.S. History

Blog4 hours ago

Never trust a president's judgment when it comes to what constitutes freedom. The absurd presidential record on Medals of Freedom illustrates this well. 

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Low Rates and Limited Liability Mean Hot Markets

Money and Banking

Blog01/12/2021

The taxpayer is backstopping more credit risk than ever. The Post reported that nearly 30 percent of the loans Fannie Mae guaranteed were to borrowers whose house payment exceeded half of their monthly income, up from 14 percent in 2016. 

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Larry Summers Reminds Us That Federal "Stimulus" Mostly Exists to Help Wall Street

Money and Banks

Blog12/30/2020

For people who remain mystified as to how populists like Donald Trump get elected, they need not look much further than this. 

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Lockdowns Destroy What Makes Us Human

HealthMedia and CulturePhilosophy and Methodology

Blog11/26/2020

Government planners have embraced a materialistic view of human beings which cheapens the importance of family and social events. These "experts" fail to understand what being human really means. 

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Lockdowns Haven't Brought down Covid Mortality. But They Have Killed Millions of Jobs.

Blog11/12/2020

Strict lockdowns have devastated millions of families' incomes while failing to bring success in suppressing covid mortality.

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Lockdowners and "the Desire to Dominate"

Blog11/03/2020

Bizarrely, people from Paul Krugman to Tyler Cowen seems to think that libertarians rule the world and that everything that has gone wrong is libertarians’ fault.

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Last Day to Double Your Gift

Blog10/03/2020

Generous individuals make it possible for the Mises Institute to offer thousands of books, articles, and videos absolutely free to the public. This work is bearing fruit all over the world.

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