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Lincoln and Trump: Two of a Kind?

Blog07/03/2019

Trump haters are concerned that Trump will "stain" the Lincoln Memorial with a speech on Independence Day. But Trump is extremely unlikely to ever match Lincoln's blood-soaked legacy. And that's a good thing.

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Ludwig von Mises on the Difference Between Entrepreneurs and Managers

The EntrepreneurPhilosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

Blog02/28/2019

When Mises noted that a manager is a "junior partner" of the entrepreneur, he did not mean to downplay the role of management in the economy.

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Lyndon Johnson's Terrible Legacy

U.S. History

Blog11/18/2017
Johnson's political philosophy is alive and well today. The US government spends freely on welfare programs at home, and on unwinnable wars abroad.
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Ludwig von Mises Understood "Meme Magic"

Media and Culture

Blog06/06/2017
Recent history shows that both force and money are impotent against memes.
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Ludwig von Mises and Trash TV

Media and Culture

Blog03/27/2017
Capitalism cannot give consumers taste, but it does give them choice.
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