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Inflationary Double-Talk

Labor and Wages

Blog07/05/2018

Price controls, tariffs, and wage controls are politically attractive as such powers are to a ruling clique, but they make no sense economically.

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Economists Won't Predict the Next Crash — Because They Can't

Money and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog07/05/2018

Some investors and entrepreneurs are good at guessing future trends. Economics, however, isn't what gives them the tools to do so. 

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Competition, Monopoly and the Role of Government

Monopoly and Competition

Blog07/04/2018

Monopolistic abuses rarely survive without a basis in one form or another of special privilege granted by government.

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The Fact You Can Vote Doesn't Make Government Abuse OK

U.S. History

Blog07/04/2018

The ruling elite would have us believe secession and disobedience to government powers is no longer acceptable because we have "representatives" in Congress. 

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The First Battle of Bull Run, Part 2: Blackburn’s Ford

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

07/04/2018Audio/Video
Three days before the major battle, regiments from the Army of Northeastern Virginia and the Army of the Potomac skirmish on the southeastern point of the Manassas battle site.

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The Founding Fathers: Smugglers, Tax Evaders, and Traitors

U.S. History

07/04/2018The Free Market
Rarely does the media mention some important facts about the "Founding Fathers": that they were lawbreakers and "criminals" according to British law.
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Render Unto Caesar: A Most Misunderstood New Testament Passage

World History

Blog07/03/2018

Jesus's instruction to "render unto Caesar" is an example of subtle sedition against the Roman state — and not a command to pay taxes.

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Why the Supreme Court Does What the Pentagon Wants

Blog07/03/2018

The Pentagon’s “judicial” system more closely resembles the system that the communist regime in Cuba employs, than any judicial system worthy of the name.

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Who is Frédéric Bastiat?

Legal SystemHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/03/2018Audio/Video
The life and work of the 19th century economist and statesman, Claude-Frédéric Bastiat (1801–1850), are highlighted by Guido Hülsmann.

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