property rights


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 […]

Eminent Domain and Donald Trump

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

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 […]


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 […]

Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means

How the Feds Support Eco-Terrorism

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 […]


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 […]

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We Need Separation of Bathroom and State

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 […]


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 […]

Cash Banned, Freedom Gone

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 […]

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

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 […]


Who Owns the North Pole?

By Benjamin M. Wiegold Mises.org April 7,  2015   Who Owns the North Pole?   The battle for the North Pole is snowballing between national governments along the Arctic Circle, as they all have their eyes set on the vast natural resources residing in the Arctic region. Indeed, it’s estimated the Arctic Ocean floor contains […]

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Poverty, the Compassion Cartel and Environmental Racism

By Tom DeWeese American Policy Center Poverty, the Compassion Cartel and Environmental Racism   In 2006, I was surprised to find myself sitting at a formal meal in the middle of a 200 year old debating society at Cambridge University in England. In a few minutes I, and five others were about to engage in […]

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Ron Paul Weekly Column

Hobby Lobby Decision Creates Small Island of Freedom in Ocean of Statism

  Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Ron Paul   Hobby Lobby Decision Creates Small Island of Freedom in Ocean of Statism   This week, supporters of religious freedom cheered the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Hobby Lobby case. The Court was correct to protect business owners from being forced to violate their religious beliefs by paying for […]