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Trump's First Big Economic Mistake

Blog03/08/2018

A tariff is a tax on imports. That tax is paid by every American who buys the now-more-expensive product. 

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The Free Market Levels the Playing Field

U.S. History

Blog11/07/2017
We're told the rich only get richer, but under capitalism, old wealthy owners and industries are regularly replaced by new entrepreneurs and firms.
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The Supreme Court Failed Us On Vietnam

Legal SystemWar and Foreign Policy

Blog09/22/2017
The Supreme Court justices knew that there was no way that the president would comply with a court ruling against the war.
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The First Economics Lesson

Political Theory

Blog08/01/2017
The inherent difficulties of economics would be great enough in any case, but they are multiplied a thousandfold by the intervention of special interests.
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The Hidden Costs of "National Security"

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/27/2017
Ten ways your tax dollars pay for war — past, present, and future
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The Conquest of the United States by Cuba

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

Blog07/14/2017
With the government-owned propaganda-spewing Radio Marti station in Miami, the US adopts socialism to fight socialism.
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They Made Us Reds to Fight the Reds

War and Foreign Policy

Blog06/30/2017
To combat the Communist threat, we were told we must convert the federal government from a limited-government republic to a national-security state.
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Trump's Pricey Love Affair With Saudi Arabia

War and Foreign Policy

Blog06/28/2017

The US has spent untold billions on foreign policy favoring the Saudi dictators. Under Trump, it looks to get even worse.

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