Money


How The Elite Dominate The World – Part 1: Debt As A Tool Of Enslavement

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog October 17, 2017   How The Elite Dominate The World – Part 1: Debt As A Tool Of Enslavement     Throughout human history, those in the ruling class have found various ways to force those under them to work for their economic benefit.  But in our day and age, […]

How The Elite Dominate The World – Part 1: Debt As A Tool Of Enslavement

Here’s How Much of Your Taxes Have Gone To Wars

Here’s How Much of Your Taxes Have Gone To Wars

By Against Crony Capitalism September 28, 2017   Here’s How Much of Your Taxes Have Gone To Wars   “War is a racket.” –  Major General Smedley Butler     Last night I was watching a documentary on The Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War. I encourage everyone to view it. It lays out starkly the hell […]


States realizing it’s stupid to make it hard to earn a living

By Against Crony Capitalism September 25, 2017   States realizing it’s stupid to make it hard to earn a living     (From The Conservative Review)   Why does a florist need a government-issued license? Why does an interior decorator need one? As one article points out, why does a casket maker in Louisiana need a license, including […]

Why does a florist need a government-issued license? Why does an interior decorator need one?

Who Pays What in Taxes?

We’re All to Blame

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com September 13, 2017   We’re All to Blame     The largest threat to our prosperity is government spending that far exceeds the authority enumerated in Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution. Federal spending in 2017 will top $4 trillion. Social Security, at $1 trillion, will take up most […]


Is Forced Military Service Good for the Economy?

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute September 13, 2017   Is Forced Military Service Good for the Economy?   Conscription, also known as “the draft,” is typically justified with appeals to values like partriotism, public service, and “sharing the burden.” That’s in peacetime. In times of war, of course, government claims conscription is necessary to provide the […]

Is Forced Military Service Good for the Economy?

US HAS 30 MILLION JOBS THAT PAY $55K A YEAR: NO BACHELOR’S DEGREE NECESSARY

US HAS 30 MILLION JOBS THAT PAY $55K A YEAR: NO BACHELOR’S DEGREE NECESSARY

By Dawn Luger The Daily Sheeple August 31, 2017   US HAS 30 MILLION JOBS THAT PAY $55K A YEAR: NO BACHELOR’S DEGREE NECESSARY     After decades of government propaganda and college universities telling young Americans that in order to be successful, they must get a four-year degree, the data has now proven that to […]


Is Money Created by Government Decree?

By Frank Shostak Mises Institute August 3, 2017   Is Money Created by Government Decree?     According to popular view people accept money because of a government decree.1 A government decree it is argued makes a particular thing accepted as a general medium of exchange. But, does it make sense? Demand for a good arises from its […]

Is Money Created by Government Decree?

Statist POLITICO: How hospitals got richer off Obamacare (Cronycare)

By Against Crony Capitalism July 24, 2017   Statist POLITICO: How hospitals got richer off Obamacare (Cronycare)     I mean it’s only 6 years late. But at least someone over there is getting part of a clue on how crony Obamacare is. Of course Politico thinks the government isn’t doing enough. (These folks it seems […]

Statist POLITICO: How hospitals got richer off Obamacare (Cronycare)

5 Ways to Keep a Tax Farm (Citizens) Producing

By Joe Jarvis The Daily Bell July 19, 2017   5 Ways to Keep a Tax Farm (Citizens) Producing     The government depends on the citizens to produce, to create value from which the ruling classes can leech. They need to keep us working and spending in ways that they prescribe in order to insert […]

5 Ways to Keep a Tax Farm (Citizens) Producing

The Myth of Infrastructure Spending

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute June 14, 2017   The Myth of Infrastructure Spending   Trump’s $1-trillion infrastructure spending plan continues to be one of his less controversial proposed policies. In Washington, and even among many in the general public, there is a consensus that government spending on more roads and bridges is always necessarily a […]

The Myth of Infrastructure Spending

Civil Asset Forfeiture: Another Stealth Tax

Civil Asset Forfeiture: Another Stealth Tax

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute June 10, 2017   Civil Asset Forfeiture: Another Stealth Tax   When you’re a government agency, asking for a tax increase is always a hassle. For the most part, taxpayers don’t like taxes, and if asked if they want to pay more, they’re likely to often say “no.” Moreover, when public […]