Mises Wire

The Apocalypse Has Been Postponed

Blog04/01/2019

The radical nature of anti-climate-change measures require promises of a near-total apocalypse in the near future. But the date for the promised disaster keeps getting pushed back.

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The "National Emergency" Scam

Blog03/09/2019

Obama's "I’ve got a pen and a phone" has perhaps found its equal in Trump's declaration of national security designed to make it even easier for him to spend taxpayer money.

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The Best Answer to Trump’s Tariffs: Free Trade

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog06/14/2018

Neither the United States nor the European Union are so free of protectionist “sin” to cast retaliatory tariff stones at the other. 

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The Future of Government is Smaller

Decentralization and SecessionEntrepreneurshipPrivate Property

Blog03/13/2018

In a truly free society, the scope of government easily can be reduced to a much smaller domain than even many friends of freedom often think.

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Trump’s Protectionist Follies Threaten a Trade War

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy

Blog03/06/2018

What America is facing are the illogical trade policies of an economically illiterate president in the White House. 

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The State's Odd Definition of "Consent"

Legal System

Blog02/21/2018
"Consenting" to something while being detained by police is a bit like "consenting" to hand over your wallet when a mugger pulls a gun.
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The Debt Ceiling Hysteria and Profligate Government

Taxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog02/06/2018
This is all smoke and mirrors to avoid dealing with the fundamental problem: the continuance of and increases in the American warfare-welfare state.
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The FCC Needs To Abolish a Lot More than Net Neutrality

Blog12/19/2017
Government regulation is the real culprit when it comes to high prices and lack of competition.
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