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Jim Bovard on Our Slavish Devotion to Politics

Media and CultureStrategyPolitical Theory

12/15/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Jim Bovard discuss what's wrong with our body politic.

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Defending the Undefendable: The Slum Lord

Free MarketsFrom the Archives

Blog12/11/2017
Slum housing is a problem when the inhabitants live there of necessity — not wishing to remain there, but unable to afford anything better.

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NRA-Republican Backed Bill Makes it Easier for Feds to Disarm Citizens

Big Government

Blog12/08/2017
The NRA and their GOP supporters in the House have sided with the power of the Federal government over the second amendment rights of Americans.

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Inside the Mind of Hillary Clinton

Blog12/02/2017
Hillary Clinton's new book is a cautionary tale of how not even stacks of cash and a compliant media could save a hated candidate.

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I Have Doubts About Bitcoin

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/02/2017
The quantity of money is certainly important. But so is its quality.

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Is Marvin Goodfriend the Worst Fed Nominee of All Time?

The Fed

Blog12/01/2017
Goodfriend’s views on negative interest rates, and his desire to eliminate the ability of Americans to protect themselves from them, make him dangerous.

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How Much Does a Tax Cut Cost?

Taxes and Spending

Blog11/28/2017
Claiming that tax cuts impose a cost on society assumes the government is the rightful owner of all our wealth and incomes.

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The Digital Revolution Has Empowered Central Banks

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/23/2017
All the hype cannot hide the fact that this digital revolution has not delivered the increase in prosperity of previous technological revolutions.

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The Daily Hell of Life in the Soviet Bloc

World History

Blog11/20/2017
Any economic system that forces lions to go vegan should never be forgiven.

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Lyndon Johnson's Terrible Legacy

U.S. History

Blog11/18/2017
Johnson's political philosophy is alive and well today. The US government spends freely on welfare programs at home, and on unwinnable wars abroad.

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