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Central Banks Are Hiding the True Price of Risk

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

08/10/2017FedWatch
Risk premiums determined in an unhampered market align the interests of savers and investors. When central banks interfere with this, trouble results.

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Jeff Sessions Endorses Theft

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog08/07/2017
Anyone traveling with "too much" cash runs the risk of having it stolen by a police officer.

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The Fed Remains on Course – to Trouble

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/26/2017FedWatch
If the Fed really intends to turn away from its easy-money policies, it has three options for doing it. All of them are risky.

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Congress Loves to Slap Sanctions on Foreign Regimes — But Do They Ever Work?

War and Foreign Policy

Blog07/24/2017
Economic sanctions as foreign policy are based on the idea that it's good to make civilians suffer in order to bring about regime change. It's a failed strategy.

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Does Britain Have the World’s Best Health System? Only If You Ignore Outcomes

Blog07/20/2017
Once said to be Britain's national religion, at this point the National Health Service might be more accurately described as Britain’s national cult.

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Big Military Spending Boost Threatens Our Economy and Security

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/18/2017
The House overwhelmingly approved a massive increase in military spending, passing a $696 billion National Defense Authorization bill for 2018.

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On Borrowed Time

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/11/2017FedWatch
Those of us who are hostile to central planning are doubly hostile to governmental interference in the price mechanism — the policies of QE and ZIRP.

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Janet Yellen: False Prophet of Prosperity

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/11/2017FedWatch
The next crisis will likely result from a rejection of the dollar as the world’s reserve currency.

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For Libertarians, the British Monarchy Is the Least of Our Worries

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog07/09/2017
The world would be a better place if the Queen expanded her veto power as a check against Parliament.

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We Must Declare Independence

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog07/03/2017
Our revolution is peaceful, and it concentrates on winning hearts and minds one at a time.

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