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NATO Plans to Rip Off Americans Even More as Sweden and Finland Set to Join

War and Foreign Policy

Blog05/19/2022

The Europeans are welcome to keep NATO going if they like. But the time has come for the United States to exit.

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Nickel: How Government Alchemists Turned a Base Money Hard and Now Are Expected to Kill It.

InflationMonetary PolicyGold Standard

Blog05/17/2022

Nickel is a base metal the government used to replace silver. Since then, the government has inflated so much that even nickel is too valuable for US coinage.

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Noninterventionism Is Not Isolationism: The US Government Should Stop Arming Ukraine

War and Foreign Policy

Blog05/05/2022

Proponents of arming Ukraine against Russia call critics "isolationists" as a pejorative term. But these "entangling alliances" have a history of sad endings with tragic results.

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No, It's Not the Putin Price Hike, No Matter What Joe Biden Claims

The FedInflationPrice Controls

Blog05/02/2022

Last year, Joe Biden and his administration claimed that inflation was "transitory." This year, Vladimir Putin gets the blame. Next year, Biden will blame American businesses. And the beat goes on.

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New Covid Study Shows Lockdown-Heavy States Had Some of the Worst Health Results

U.S. History

Blog04/14/2022

Among the states that performed the best during the pandemic were lockdown-light states like Utah and Florida. Among the states with the worst outcomes were lockdown-heavy California, New Mexico, New Jersey, and New York. 

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No, Hitler Was Not a Closet Capitalist

SocialismWorld History

Blog04/11/2022

Despite the Left's denials that Hitler was a socialist, a careful reading of his writings and speeches tells a different story. His sympathies lay with the workers, not the bourgeoisie.

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NATO: Our International Welfare Queens

War and Foreign Policy

Blog03/30/2022

The states of Europe have more than enough wealth and military potential to deal with a second-rate power like Russia. The American taxpayers, on the other hand, deserve a break from Europe's grifting. 

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No, More Bureaucracy Would NOT Have Saved Trump's Paycheck Protection Program

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog03/29/2022

The standard bureaucratic line after a program's failure is that the government agents didn't have enough authority or resources to handle the job. Neither explains the failure of Trump's Paycheck Protection Program.

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