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Yemen: The Forgotten Neoconservative-Supported War in the Middle East

PoliticsU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog01/11/2024

While Western attention is on the Israel-Hamas conflict, war quietly rages in Yemen with predictable destruction. Not surprisingly, US interventionism is fueling this fight.

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You're Paying for the Israel War. You'll Also Pay for the Refugees.

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog11/14/2023

Resettling Gazans in America—at taxpayer expense—will be sold as a "humanitarian" effort, but anyone who sees through the propaganda will see that it's really all a cynical effort to please Israeli politicians.

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Yellow Trucking Goes Bankrupt, Thanks in Part to Onerous Labor Laws

Bureaucracy and RegulationLawLabor and WagesU.S. History

Blog08/02/2023

Yellow Trucking Company has filed for bankruptcy and ceases to exist as a viable firm. Much of the blame is due to the Teamsters Union which has a long a violent history.

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You Can’t Depend on the State to Maintain Public Order

Legal SystemMedia and CultureProgressivism

Blog06/09/2023

Crime is increasing in American cities, but don't count on police to protect you. The Defund the Police movement has less to do with that than most people think.

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Yet Another Month of Questionable Federal Jobs Data as 310,000 Fewer People Report Having Jobs

U.S. Economy

Blog06/05/2023

In 2023, self-employment has collapsed again with year-over-year self-employment growth dropping by 6.5 percent. That's the largest drop since December 2007, when the Great Recession officially began. 

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You Don’t Like It? Leave! The Telling Sophistry of Tax Apologists

Big GovernmentDemocracyTaxes and Spending

Blog05/04/2023

Contrary to the worldview of progressives, taxation and the coercion it brings are not part of a "social contract." Instead, they are implemented by force.

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Yes, the Latest Bank Bailout Is Really a Bailout, and You Are Paying for It.

Money and BanksU.S. Economy

Blog03/13/2023

The Fed is launching a new billionaire bailout designed to keep banks afloat, and the FDIC is promising to back potentially trillions in deposits. The taxpayer will ultimately be on the hook. 

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Yearning for Beauty in the Truth of Economic Thinking

Economic FreedomStrategyAustrian Economics Overview

Blog03/10/2023

Those adhering to Austrian Economic thinking see the beauty in concepts coming together and providing a way to truthfully assess human action.

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