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State and Local Nullification Drives Change in D.C.

U.S. Economy

Blog05/18/2018

Congress would have never acted on issues like marijuana legalization if states hadn’t taken action first.

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Satisfaction and Desire: De-Homogenizing Mises and Hayek

SubjectivismValue and Exchange

Thanks to markets, our unchanging desires are being satisfied more and more effectively over time.

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Starbucks Case Illustrates How Government Police Aren't Like Private Police

The EntrepreneurThe Police State

Blog05/05/2018

Unlike government police, private firms often suffer falling stock prices and falling revenues when running afoul of public expectations. 

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Spooner Explains Why Vices Are Not Crimes

U.S. HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog04/26/2018

Spooner would have defined today's drug war advocates as those who “usurp absolute control over the minds and bodies of their fellow men.”

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South Carolina Stands Alone

U.S. History

04/25/2018Audio/Video
For almost a month, South Carolina was the only state to have formally seceded from the Union.

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Salvation through Squandering?

Taxes and SpendingMoney and Banking

Blog04/24/2018

We are told that if further signs of recession develop the government must spend more to keep the boom whipped up. This is false.

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Solving Colombia’s Drug Violence Dilemma: Legalize Drugs and Guns

Blog04/13/2018

The Colombian government should allow more options for self-defense for citizens, while stripping the cartels and guerrillas of artificially high drug profits.

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Secession: The First Wave

U.S. History

04/11/2018Audio/Video
Throughout the 1850s, tensions over slavery continued to divide the Northern and Southern states. Finally, after the election of Abraham Lincoln, seven of the fifteen slave states broke away from the Union.

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Starbucks and Dick's Can be Anti-Gun If Customers Let Them

Bureaucracy and RegulationInterventionism

Blog04/05/2018

With a real free market, how a business conducts itself is not the concern of government, but the concern of consumers.

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Secession Is Going Mainstream

Decentralization and Secession

Blog03/29/2018

Even The Washington Post admits that secession movements are a key component in promoting peace and ending conflicts. 

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