Big GovernmentThe Police State
The federal government relies on state and local officials to run its ever-growing surveillance state. This could also be its Achilles heel.
Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking
Scott Sumner's Market Monetarist framework is seductively simple, but relies on a definitional trick.
War and Foreign Policy
Military spending in 2018 will be one of the biggest years for defense spending ever.
Big GovernmentTaxes and Spending
The true purpose of carbon taxes on gas is to make it artificially expensive to drive.
Congress would have never acted on issues like marijuana legalization if states hadn’t taken action first.
Legal SystemU.S. History
If speech can be equated with violence, then the extent of government control in daily life can be greatly expanded.
U.S. EconomyU.S. History
We're in a boom period, which means household formation should be booming. But it's not.
Monopoly and CompetitionValue and Exchange
As Mises knew, economics "concerns everyone and belongs to all" — and this definitely includes business owners.
Booms and BustsMoney and Banks
We're in a boom period, but housing construction is scant — which is making housing less affordable.
Global EconomyPovertyTaxes and Spending
The bureaucrats at the IMF and other international bureaucracies actually want people to believe that bigger government means more prosperity.