property rights


Everyone Has Property Rights, Whether They Know it or Not

By Ilana Mercer Mises Institute October 11, 2017   Everyone Has Property Rights, Whether They Know it or Not   The Indian tribesman’s claim to his ancient stomping grounds can’t be reduced to a title search at the deeds office. That’s the stuff of the positive law. And this was the point I took away from […]

Everyone Has Property Rights, Whether They Know it or Not

Dallas Officials Infuriated They Can’t Impose Eminent Domain

Dallas Officials Infuriated They Can’t Impose Eminent Domain (VIDEO)

By Against Crony Capitalism May 30, 2017   Dallas Officials Infuriated They Can’t Impose Eminent Domain     This woman is a good example of why free people should generally never trust government officials. She laments that a property owner is “rich” enough to fight the city of Dallas and as such can protect his […]


Why They Hate Rothbard

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito March 29, 2017   Why They Hate Rothbard     Given the foundational work Rothbard has done in developing and furthering libertarian theory, it is interesting to note how he is at best ignored and at worst despised by the broader libertarian movement. What is more interesting is that Rothbard […]

Why They Hate Rothbard

Trump vs. The Deep State

Trump vs. The Deep State

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute March 8, 2017   Trump vs. The Deep State   Once a phrase generally eschewed in the legacy media, the term “Deep State” has now gone quite mainstream. In February, for example, Salon defined “Deep State” as: The Deep State is shorthand for the nexus of secretive intelligence agencies whose leaders and […]


Feds imprison veteran for making improvements to his own property

By Against Crony Capitalism December 28, 2016   Feds imprison veteran for making improvements to his own property     When regulators get like this people lose respect for the regulators. Indeed people come to see the regulators as out and out enemies, which in many cases they are. This is a man, I don’t […]

Feds imprison veteran for making improvements to his own property

Eminent Domain and Donald Trump

Eminent Domain and Donald Trump

By Robert Ringer RobertRinger.com September 20, 2016   Eminent Domain and Donald Trump     One of a handful issues I have with Donald Trump is his appetite for eminent domain. Whenever you watch a tear-jerking eminent-domain story on television, it serves as a grim reminder that we are not, by any stretch of the […]


Markets, Not Elections, Are Where Your Choices Truly Matter

By Gary M. Galles Foundation for Economic Education August 30, 2016   Markets, Not Elections, Are Where Your Choices Truly Matter     As November’s election nears, democracy is increasingly invoked as an ideal. Anyone ahead in any poll touts it as evidence they are on “the right side of history” because they better reflect […]

There is a form of democracy that far better satisfies the criteria to be an ideal – free market capitalism, which represents democratic self-government.

Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means

Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means

By Mises Institute August 14, 2016   Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means   Judge Napolitano, the great constitutional scholar and legal analyst for Fox News, recently gave a dynamite talk to our Mises U students on the real meaning of the 1st Amendment. While many protections in the Bill of Rights […]


How the Feds Support Eco-Terrorism

By Tate Fegley Mises Institute August 11, 2016   How the Feds Support Eco-Terrorism   Both before and after September 11, 2001, the FBI has considered “eco-terrorism” one of its primary domestic terrorism concerns. The FBI defines “eco-terrorism” as “the use or threatened use of violence of a criminal nature against innocent victims or property […]

How the Feds Support Eco-Terrorism

Walter E. Williams

A Superior Vision

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com April 27, 2016   A Superior Vision   Last month, I celebrated the beginning of my 81st year of life. For nearly half that time, I have been writing a nationally syndicated column on many topics generating reader responses that go from supportive to quite ugly. So I thought a […]


We Need Separation of Bathroom and State

By Roy Cordato Mises.org April 25, 2016   We Need Separation of Bathroom and State   The saga of the so-called Charlotte bathroom ordinance — and the state of North Carolina’s response to it — has taken on a life of its own. At the national level leftists are accusing North Carolina of bigotry while, in […]

We Need Separation of Bathroom and State

Cash Banned, Freedom Gone

Cash Banned, Freedom Gone

By Thorsten Polleit Mises.org April 5, 2016   Cash Banned, Freedom Gone   Some politicians want to ban cash, arguing that cash is helping criminals. The first steps in that direction are the withdrawal of big denomination notes and the limits imposed on cash payments. Proponents of a ban on cash claim that this will help fight […]


How the Federal Government Continues To Victimize American Indians

By Against Crony Capitalism November 30, 2015   How the Federal Government Continues To Victimize American Indians     As we have said before, there is no group who has gotten a more rotten deal from the US government than the American Indians. And that deal continues to this day. Many American Indians live in […]


Free Speech, Property, and Provocations

By RPI Staff Ron Paul Institute May 12, 2015   Free Speech, Property, and Provocations   After the recent shootings in Garland, TX, what are the limits of free speech and what does the First Amendment of the US Constitution really mean when it prohibits Congress from making any law restricting speech? Most of these […]

Ron Paul Liberty Report takes on the issue of free speech and its limits