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A Call for "Do-Nothing" Presidents Without Legacies

Big GovernmentPolitical Theory

Presidential legacies mean government planning and control over the decisions and destinies of large numbers of people.

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After Vegas Shooting, It's Time to Take Private Security Seriously

Big GovernmentDecentralization and SecessionStrategy


The state goes to great pains to protect its own personnel from violence and harm. The public, on the other hand, seems far less concerned.

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Week in Review: September 16, 2017

Big GovernmentProtectionism and Free TradeTaxes and SpendingWorld HistoryMoney and Banking

"Politicians who compromise and seek bipartisanship are the most dangerous among the entire crew in Washington."

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Don't Trust Government To Protect Your Privacy

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and Regulation

Governments are good at shifting risk in sneaky ways, but they can’t legislate it out of existence.

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Seattle Seahawks Flee America for Medical Treatment

Big GovernmentHealth

America’s best athletes have been forced to leave the US for treatment because of the Food and Drug Administration.

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Why Government Has a Dangerous Obsession with Statistics

Big GovernmentCalculation and KnowledgePrices

In a free market, businesses have little need of economy-wide statistics. They are, however, desperately needed for any sort of government planning.

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Big Military Spending Boost Threatens Our Economy and Security

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

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

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Net Neutrality Strengthens Monopolies, Invites Corruption

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and Regulation

Government regulation has long been an easy way for large firms to drive the smaller competition out of business. Net neutrality is no different.

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The Danger of "Public" Education

Big GovernmentEducation

The key issue in the entire discussion is simply this: shall the parent or the State be the overseer of the child?

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Week in Review: June 17, 2017

Big GovernmentProtectionism and Free TradeMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical TheoryPrivate Property

One might now say monetary policy has progressed from a policy of "ultra low" rates to simply a policy of low rates.

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