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The NFL’s Latest Headache

By Doug French Mises Institute January 29, 2019   The NFL’s Latest Headache   The Raiders are coming to Las Vegas and the excitement is palpable. Three-quarters of a billion dollars of taxpayer money used as Raider bait seemingly hasn’t upset anyone. The arrival of the NFL after the Golden Knights’ first NHL season has local […]

It is not just NFL, college, high school and Pop Warner football participants at risk.

When Currency Crashes There's No #metoo — You Do What You Have to Do

When Currency Crashes There’s No #metoo — You Do What You Have to Do

By Doug French Mises Institute November 16, 2018   When Currency Crashes There’s No #metoo — You Do What You Have to Do   The New York Times reminded us that two things which go together are a currency crisis and prostitution. The featured story on October 28 was the red light district in uber-depressed Athens where “Dimitra, […]


Bernie Sanders Might Learn Something from Venezuela’s Minimum Wage Experiment

By Doug French Mises Institute Spetember 25, 2018   Bernie Sanders Might Learn Something from Venezuela’s Minimum Wage Experiment   There are labor shortages all over the country. There are not enough truck drivers, plumbers, food waitresses, construction workers, and so on. The official unemployment rate is below 4 percent. It was just reported private sector wages popped […]

Bernie Sanders Might Learn Something from Venezuela's Minimum Wage Experiment

Trump's Mental Stability Questioned by America's Most Psychopathic City

Trump’s Mental Stability Questioned by America’s Most Psychopathic City

By Tho Bishop Mises Institute September 6, 2018   Trump’s Mental Stability Questioned by America’s Most Psychopathic City     When not assisting the continued politicization of America’s most powerful legislative branch, the media this week has relished in a variety of news items continuing to push the narrative that President Donald Trump is mentally unfit to […]


What You Really Pay for In College: Credentials, not Education

By Doug French Mises Institute August 30, 2018   What You Really Pay for In College: Credentials, not Education   In Episode 4, Season 3 of “Last Chance U,” Coach Jason Brown told his players, “Ignorance is life threatening, man.” The Independence Juco coach said, “Eighty-nine percent of NFL and NBA players are bankrupt three years […]

What You Really Pay for In College: Credentials, not Education

Millennial Candidates Embrace Socialism, while Venezuela Chokes on it

Millennial Candidates Embrace Socialism, while Venezuela Chokes on it

By Doug French Mises Institute May 16, 2018   Millennial Candidates Embrace Socialism, while Venezuela Chokes on it   Franklin Bynum was unchallenged and won the Democratic nomination to become a criminal court judge in Houston. Mr. Bynum is an avowed socialist and he’s not alone in that conservative state. At least 16 other socialists appeared […]


The War on Cash Is Even Worse than It Seems

By Kevin Dowd Mises Institute May 4, 2018   The War on Cash Is Even Worse than It Seems     The Adam Smith Institute have recently published my report “Killing the Cash Cow: Why Andy Haldane is Wrong on Demonetisation” on Andy Haldane’s proposal (“How low can you go?”) to abolish cash. [Disclosure: Andy and […]

The War on Cash Is Even Worse than It Seems

Will Americans Die Young Enough to Save Pension Plans?

Will Americans Die Young Enough to Save Pension Plans?

By Doug French Mises Institute November 7, 2017   Will Americans Die Young Enough to Save Pension Plans?   “Pension fund problems worsen in 43 states” says the Bloomberg headline. Laurie Meisler writes, New Jersey, Kentucky and Illinois continue to lose ground and now have only about one third of the money they need to pay retirement […]


Is Trump’s Agenda Being Eclipsed?

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com August 23, 2017   Is Trump’s Agenda Being Eclipsed?   “I have not become the King’s First Minister in order to preside over the liquidation of the British Empire,” said Winston Churchill to cheers at the Lord Mayor’s luncheon in London in November 1942. True to his word, the great man […]

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The People vs. the Police State: The Struggle for Justice in the Supreme Court

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute February 22, 2016   The People vs. the Police State: The Struggle for Justice in the Supreme Court     “We are not to simply bandage the wounds of victims beneath the wheels of injustice, we are to drive a spoke into the wheel itself.”—Dietrich Bonhoeffer The untimely […]


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The Birth of a Monster

By David Howden Mises.org   The Birth of a Monster   The Federal Reserve’s doors have been open for “business” for one hundred years. In explaining the creation of this money-making machine (pun intended — the Fed remits nearly $100 bn. in profits each year to Congress) most people fall into one of two camps. […]