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War and Foreign Policy
In the 1950s, Murray Rothbard took on the question of whether or not the United States should defend Formosa (Taiwan) from attack by mainland China. Rothbard was predictably red-baited for his efforts.
LawMedia and Culture
Domestic violence is a stain on society, but it is worse if we only care about violence committed against people of one sex.
LawThe Police State
The drug war of the last half century has incarcerated millions and created havoc. What it hasn't done is eliminate people using drugs without government permission.
While the US ratchets up efforts to isolate its many enemies, the Chinese, the Saudis, the Arab League, and OPEC all shrug and look to increasing international communication and trade.
Big GovernmentThe FedMoney and Banking
The government and its central bank act precisely as would a grand counterfeiter, with very similar social and economic effects.
Money and Banks
A "soft landing" is impossible unless the government cuts both taxes and government spending at the same time interest rates are rising. This won't happen, so get ready for a hard landing.
Cronyism and CorporatismThe FedMoney and BanksU.S. Economy
We are familiar with the five stages of grief. However, it is not a stretch to apply those stages to what is happening to the banking system. Right now, we are in the second stage: anger.
Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismProgressivism
President Biden recently claimed that "trickle-down economics" doesn't work but transferring wealth from taxpayers to politically connected people is the real trickle-down economics.