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Do Video-Game Worlds Need Government Regulation?

By Giuliano Millan Mises.org January 16, 2016   Do Video-Game Worlds Need Government Regulation?   Ever since the first computer game was introduced in 1962, video games have had an ever-expanding role and impact on society. In 2004, video games started earning more than Hollywood’s domestic box offices. With this expansion of the industry new […]

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Government Power Was His Mortal Enemy

By Lawrence W. Reed Foundation for Economic Education October 16, 2015   Government Power Was His Mortal Enemy Real Heroes: Frédéric Bastiat       “Sometimes standing against evil is more important than defeating it,” wrote novelist N.D. Wilson. “The greatest heroes stand because it is right to do so, not because they believe they […]


Caution! Corporate Cronies at Work…

By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners August 14, 2015   Caution! Corporate Cronies at Work…     U.S. stocks flat. A bump in Tokyo. A bump up in Shanghai. Gold registered a $7 loss in New York trading. Noise, in other words. Nothing to worry about. So let us remind readers, and ourselves, of what […]

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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 […]


Federal Agency to Regulate Christmas Lights

By Kelsey Harkness The Daily Signal May 6, 2015   Federal Agency to Regulate Christmas Lights     On a hot day in Washington, D.C., a federal agency issued 11 pages of new regulations on Christmas lights and other holiday decorations, calling certain products “a substantial product hazard.” “The Consumer Product Safety Commission … is […]

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The Real War on the Middle Class

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute April 27, 2015     The Real War on the Middle Class   One of the great ironies of American politics is that most politicians who talk about helping the middle class support policies that, by expanding the welfare-warfare state, are harmful to middle-class Americans. Eliminating the welfare-warfare state […]


Internet at the Speed of Government

By LAWRENCE W. REED Foundation for Economic Education March 15, 2015     Internet at the Speed of Government Warmed over regulations from 80 years ago won’t fix the Web   Last month, the Federal Communications Commission launched a historic power grab over the Internet, euphemistically known as “net neutrality,” based on a Great Depression-era law to […]

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All Over America, Government Officials Are Cracking Down On Preppers

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog   All Over America, Government Officials Are Cracking Down On Preppers   Why would the government want to punish people that are just trying to work hard, become more self-sufficient and take care of their families?  There are approximately 3 million preppers in the United States today, and often […]


Inner City Turmoil and Other Crises: My Predictions for 2015

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute   Inner City Turmoil and Other Crises: My Predictions for 2015   If Americans were honest with themselves they would acknowledge that the Republic is no more. We now live in a police state. If we do not recognize and resist this development, freedom and prosperity for all Americans […]

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Police States and Inner-City Economics

Source: http://www.mises.org By Ryan McMaken   Police States and Inner-City Economics   The recent civil disobedience, rioting, and police brutality in Ferguson, Missouri reminds us of what happens when police states and bad economics are mixed together. Devastated by decades of ruinous economic policies, the economies of many inner cities continue to languish as the […]


10 Examples Of How “Big Brother” Is Steadily Creeping Into Our Daily Lives

  Source: http://endoftheamericandream.com By Michael Snyder 10 Examples Of How “Big Brother” Is Steadily Creeping Into Our Daily Lives   Virtually everything that you do is being watched.  Do you drive a car?  Do you watch television?  Do you use a cell phone?  As you do any of those things, information about you is being […]

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Why We’re No Longer Number One

  Source: http://ronpaulinstitute.org By Ron Paul Why We’re No Longer Number One   Last week World Bank economists predicted that China would soon displace the United States as the world’s largest economy. The fact that this one-time economic basket case is now positioned to surpass the US is one more sign of the damage done […]


Government Auctions Off West Pennsylvania Widow’s Home For Owing $6 in Taxes

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor Government Auctions Off West Pennsylvania Widow’s Home For Owing $6 in Taxes     Well Madam if you can’t bother to check the right boxes and answer the right mail and send us a $6.30 check, then you frankly deserve to lose your house. Rules are rules. Our hands are […]

See taxes aren’t theft. They are good. Look at all this great stuff! And if you don’t pay them, even part of them, we’ll come take your house anyway.

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Will Vermont GMO Law Change Other States?

  Will Vermont GMO Law Change Other States?   Published by NextNewsNetwork The state house and senate in Vermont have passed a law requiring labeling of food products containing genetically modified foods. Governor Pete Shumlin told the press he will sign the measure. Read More He tweeted, “The Leg. has spoken: #Vt’ers deserve to know […]


Left Icon Henry Waxman Leaves Tarnished Legacy of Crony Capitalism

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Hunter Lewis Left Icon Henry Waxman Leaves Tarnished Legacy of Crony Capitalism     Henry Waxman, who just announced his retirement after 40 years in Congress, may be the most powerful under-the-radar screen person in Washington. President Obama calls his fellow Democrat “ one of the most accomplished legislators of his […]

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