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Medicare and Medicaid Destroyed Healthcare

Health

Blog12/14/2019

Medicare and Medicaid ended up destroying the finest healthcare system in history, and the healthcare crisis has become a permanent part of American life.

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My Path to the Austrian School of Economics

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog12/06/2019

There is no more stopping the Mises School. And when the truth finally wins out, because only what is true can also work smoothly in the long run, then the hour of the Austrian School of Economics will have come.

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Mises's Proposals for a 100-Percent Reserve Requirement

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/28/2019

"The main thing is that the government should no longer be in a position to increase the quantity of money in circulation and the amount of checkbook money not fully — that is, 100 percent — covered by deposits paid in by the public."

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Mencken: A Retrospect

Political Theory

Blog04/06/2018

I hope to correct a persistent misunderstanding about Mencken's economic and political ideas.

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Massive Overkill: The Pentagon's High-Priced Nuclear Arsenal

War and Foreign Policy

Blog11/30/2017
America's nuclear arsenal is more about corporate welfare than actual national defense.
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Milton Friedman and Conservatives: Wrong on Education

Blog10/17/2017
Milton Friedman was wrong on school vouchers in the past, and conservatives who continue to support vouchers are wrong today.
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Marxist and Austrian Class Analysis

Blog09/01/2017
There is indeed a historical struggle among classes. But the causes and nature of the struggle are not as Marx describes them.
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Money, Keynes, and History

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog07/06/2017
Though the descent of Keynesian doctrine from intellectual respectability can be denied no longer, it still gravely threatens sensible monetary policy.
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