Tag Archives : Regulation


The Ever-Tightening Noose of Airport Security 1

Source: http://mises.ca By Logan Albright The Ever-Tightening Noose of Airport Security   How afraid are you when you get on a plane? More importantly, how afraid should you be? Ever since the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, fear of flying has been a constant presence in the western world. Immediately following the attacks, the […]

tsa-provision_xray

Peter Schiff is the CEO and Chief Global Strategist of Euro Pacific Capital

Peter Schiff ~ The Bond Trap

  Source: http://www.europac.net By Peter Schiff June 23, 2014   The Bond Trap   The American financial establishment has an incredible ability to celebrate the inconsequential while ignoring the vital. Last week, while the Wall Street Journal pondered how the Fed may set interest rates three to four years in the future (an exercise that David Stockman […]


The Individual Versus the State

  Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Robert Ringer RobertRinger.com The Individual Versus the State   My last article, “Shame on Walmart,” evoked a spirited and healthy debate among readers.  In the broadest sense, the debate boiled down to free-market capitalism versus government intervention.  I say broadest sense, because many readers stated, either directly or indirectly, that the government […]


6769

Everything Popular Is Wrong: Malinvestment and Consumers

  Source: https://mises.org By J. Dayne Girard Everything Popular Is Wrong: Malinvestment and Consumers   “Everything popular is wrong” — Oscar Wilde’s famous quote can be supported by economic theory. One of the seemingly neglected aspects of malinvestment is the effect it has upon the popular perception of products, services, and lifestyles. Malinvestment, while misunderstood […]


The FCC Issues its Proposal on Net Neutrality as Protesters Are Tossed from Hearing

  Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger May 16, 2014 The FCC Issues its Proposal on Net Neutrality as Protesters Are Tossed from Hearing   As spring unfolds here in the Northern Hemisphere, the future of the free and open Internet hangs in the balance. As such, I strongly believe everyone should have at least some […]

5-17-2014 10-02-39 AM

westley1

Ben Bernanke Gets His Reward 1

  Source: https://mises.org By Christopher Westley Ben Bernanke Gets His Reward   “Bernanke Enjoys the ‘Fruits of the Free Market,’” or so we’re told in a Reuters headline from March 4 about the former Fed chairman’s 40-minute speech in Abu Dhabi for which he received, ahem, $250,000. In the Reuters author’s defense, he was only […]


“Too Big To Fail” designation of banks makes economic disaster more likely

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino “Too Big To Fail” designation of banks makes economic disaster more likely     The big banks, which in 2008 nearly went belly-up because they were overleveraged and needed a taxpayer funded bailout in order to survive a reversal in the economic tide, are even bigger today. They pose […]

Bank-cc-cc-cc1-565x424

sopa3

Obama nominates Pro-SOPA lobbiest to lead Trans Pac Partnership talks

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Obama nominates Pro-SOPA lobbiest to lead Trans Pac Partnership talks   Remember SOPA? The hiddeous beast of a bill sponsored by Hollywood which sought to jam the file content sharing genie back in the bottle? The bill that the whole Internet world rose up against and forced the politicians […]


Will Washington Take Down Apple — And Why? 1

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Hunter Lewis Will Washington Take Down Apple — And Why?     Is Apple being given a hint to fork over more campaign contributions? The US Department of Justice has not only successfully sued Apple for arguably non-existent anti-trust violations in the e-book market. It has even demanded– and gotten– a […]

apple-comp-cc1-565x423

2-22-2014 1-24-50 PM

TN Rep. Blackburn Fighting to Block FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

  On Friday the office of Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn issued the following press release regarding her renewed fight against FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules and introduction of H.R. 4070, the Internet Freedom Act.   Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Marsha Blackburn today renewed her fight to block the FCC’s efforts to implement new net […]