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Trump's First Big Economic Mistake


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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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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