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Republicans Fail on the Debt Ceiling in 2023

Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog41 min ago

Despite "concerns" about increasing federal debt, in the end Republican legislators have gone along with whatever the ruling elites want. The Limit, Save and Grow Act of 2023 is more of the same.

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The Bankruptcy Caravan Is Now Arriving: Time to Pay for the Easy Money

Booms and BustsThe FedInflationU.S. EconomyBusiness Cycles

Blog05/29/2023

As the Fed increases interest rates to reverse the inflation it has caused, firms that depended on easy money will face the bankruptcy judge. Stay tuned; there's more to come.

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“Trans Rights” Means Trans Entitlements and the End of Civil Society

LawMedia and CultureProgressivismThe Police State

Blog05/29/2023

The trans rights movement has quickly moved into government coercion and outright violence. There is nothing libertarian about what is happening in this movement today.

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Can We Protect Ourselves from Inflation?

The FedInflationU.S. Economy

Blog05/27/2023

Despite all of the inflation-fighting talk from the Fed, the truth is that the government benefits from inflating the currency. We need to know how to defend ourselves.

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As Interest Rates Rise, the Era of "Deficits Don't Matter" Is Over

Money and Banks

Blog05/27/2023

The world is changing, and in the coming five years we'll see how accelerating debt, declining demand for dollars, and rising price inflation will show how deficits do matter, after all. 

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Overcoming Government Intervention in the Economy

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe FedU.S. EconomyInterventionism

Blog05/26/2023

As government regularly intervenes in economic and financial markets, both continue to deteriorate. We must understand the kind of damage government causes.

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Don’t Get on the Nationalist Bus

DemocracyEconomic PolicyPoliticsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog05/26/2023

Like so many others in the "national greatness" movement, Christopher Buskirk understands some of the problems the country faces but fails to grasp the solutions.

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The Boston Brahmins, WASPs, and Nazis: The Pursuit of Eugenics

Media and CultureProgressivismU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog05/26/2023

Modern progressives don't like to refer to their long-held support of eugenics. In fact, American progressives influenced the Nazis, who launched their own murderous eugenics schemes.

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