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This Is How the Government Will Put an End to Homeschooling

By Joshua Krause Ready Nutrition December 11, 2015   This Is How the Government Will Put an End to Homeschooling   Truth be told, fear is probably the most powerful emotion we have, and has been exploited countless times in history to hamstring the rights of the people. From the War on Drugs to the […]


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How Do You Prepare a Child for Life in the American Police State?

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute October 12, 2015   How Do You Prepare a Child for Life in the American Police State?   “Fear isn’t so difficult to understand. After all, weren’t we all frightened as children? Nothing has changed since Little Red Riding Hood faced the big bad wolf. What frightens us […]


Homeschooling Is a Threat to Public Education

By B.K. Marcus Foundation for Economic Education September 22, 2015   Homeschooling Is a Threat to Public Education But Not for the Reasons You Might Think     According to my local government, I’m just now beginning my fifth year as a homeschooling dad. That’s how long state law has required us to file the paperwork. In […]

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Public School Students Are the New Inmates in the American Police State

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute September 14, 2015   Public School Students Are the New Inmates in the American Police State     “Every day in communities across the United States, children and adolescents spend the majority of their waking hours in schools that have increasingly come to resemble places of detention more […]


An Unhappy Union: Marriage and the State

By Andrew Syrios Mises.org September 10, 2015   An Unhappy Union: Marriage and the State   The Supreme Court’s ruling to legalize gay marriage in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges has brought with it both celebration and outrage. What seems to be missing from this discussion, however, are the dire straits that has befallen the […]

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Abusing Dead Syrian Children

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute September 3, 2015   Abusing Dead Syrian Children     Images are a powerful tool in the hands of propagandists. A picture is worth a thousand words, as the saying goes. If a powerful image can be manipulated to tell a tale even if false, it can persuade more […]


A picture from an Indian reservation in South Dakota. American Indians have gotten the rawest deal in America as a group, and the US government has managed their affairs to a large degree since conquering them. So what does that tell you?

Welfare state fails again: More children living in poverty now than during recession

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism July 22, 2015   Welfare state fails again: More children living in poverty now than during recession     This is what happens when government layers regulations on top of regulations. When it makes it very difficult to start businesses. When it encourages government dependence for electoral reasons. (It […]


Edited U.S. Air Force image of two F-15E fighters after conducting airstrikes in Syria on Sept. 23, 2014. U.S. Central Command directed the operations. (Photo by Senior Airman Matthew Bruch/USAF via Stuart Rankin/cc/flickr)

Targeting ISIS, US-Led Strike Kills 52 Civilians, Including 7 Children

By Lauren McCauley Common Dreams May 2, 2015 Targeting ISIS, US-Led Strike Kills 52 Civilians, Including 7 Children     A U.S. military strike on Friday targeting fighters with the Islamic State has killed 52 civilians, including 7 children and 9 women, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Saturday. According to the human […]


Poverty, Child Rearing, and Government Incentives

By Adam Vass Gal Mises.org April 23, 2015   Poverty, Child Rearing, and Government Incentives   The article is adapted from Adam Vass Gal’s new book Generational Poverty: An Economic Look at the Culture of the Poor (2015) from Vernon Press. When examining cyclical poverty, it is important to study the typical tendencies of people […]

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