Regulation


Get Ready for the War on Meat

By José Niño Mises Institute February 13, 2018   Get Ready for the War on Meat   Plant-based diets, especially vegan diets, seem to be all the rage these days. Based on the practice of eschewing animal products, veganism has attracted a broad coalition of interest groups — ranging from animal rights to environmental activists — […]

Get Ready for the War on Meat

Do You Live in One of These States That People are Fleeing?

Do You Live in One of These States That People are Fleeing?

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell January 22, 2018   Do You Live in One of These States That People are Fleeing?     Dropping Population Means Less Representation in Congress   The census bureau came out with estimates on which states will gain or lose congressional seats after the 2020 census. Congressional seats are apportioned by population. […]


Why California Has the Nation’s Worst Poverty Rate

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute January 18, 2018   Why California Has the Nation’s Worst Poverty Rate   Earlier this week, the LA Times reminded its readers that California has the highest poverty rate in the nation. Specifically, when using the Census Bureau’s most recent” Supplemental Poverty Measure” (SPM), California clocks in with a poverty rate of 20 percent, […]

Why California Has the Nation's Worst Poverty Rate

“It’s as though welfare reform passed California by, leaving a dependency trap in place.”

The LA Times Asks: Why is liberal California the poverty capital of America?

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism January 17, 2018   The LA Times Asks: Why is liberal California the poverty capital of America? “It’s as though welfare reform passed California by, leaving a dependency trap in place.”       I was talking with a couple of colleagues over lunch the other day and I mentioned […]


Anti-Trumper David Brooks says Trump opposition ‘getting dumber,’ Are the “Resistance” bumper sticker brigades mostly just compliant serfs?

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism January 9, 2018   Anti-Trumper David Brooks says Trump opposition ‘getting dumber,’ Are the “Resistance” bumper sticker brigades mostly just compliant serfs?     As David Brooks says, the anti-Trump folks are getting dumber, and that is saying something. Some people, en masse, have just lost their minds with regard […]

Anti-Trumper David Brooks says Trump opposition ‘getting dumber,’ Are the “Resistance” bumper sticker brigades mostly just compliant serfs?

Ron Paul

Ron Paul: The War on Drugs is a War on Liberty, Choice, and Responsibility

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute January 7, 2018   Ron Paul: The War on Drugs is a War on Liberty, Choice, and Responsibility   Libertarian communicator Ron Paul strongly criticized the United States government’s war on drugs in a Saturday interview with host Michael Smerconish at CNN. The interview concerned the Thursday memorandum from US […]


Dangers of Government Control

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com January 4, 2018   Dangers of Government Control   We are a nation of 325 million people. We have a bit of control over the behavior of our 535 elected representatives in Congress, the president and the vice president. But there are seven unelected people who have life-and-death control over our […]

Let's Limit Spending

Increasing the scope of government over business accelerates the problem of crony capitalism.

You Can’t Regulate Away Crony Capitalism

By Sam Dugan Foundation for Economic Education January 2, 2018   You Can’t Regulate Away Crony Capitalism Increasing the scope of government over business accelerates the problem of crony capitalism.     In a time of political polarization, it can be reassuring when the left and the right agree on an issue. One such area […]


THREE CHEERS FOR THE GOP TAX PLAN

Mises: THREE CHEERS FOR THE GOP TAX PLAN

By Against Crony Capitalism December 21, 2017     It isn’t perfect, but it is a move in the right direction. This is pretty much without doubt. Again, this bill likely represents a turn in the cruise liner of state toward fairer (in all senses of the word) seas. (From Mises)   Last night the Senate […]


An Idea-Starved Democratic Party Tries to Recycle Joe Biden, Forgets that Biden allegedly likes to skinny dip in front of female Secret Service Agents

By Against Crony Capitalism November 14, 2017   An Idea-Starved Democratic Party Tries to Recycle Joe Biden, Forgets that Biden allegedly likes to skinny dip in front of female Secret Service Agents     If the Democrats really want to double down on the corporatist/crony capitalist party thing they should go the Biden route. Then there’s […]

An Idea-Starved Democratic Party Tries to Recycle Joe Biden, Forgets that Biden allegedly likes to skinny dip in front of female Secret Service Agents

Are Economic Conservatives Just a Bunch of Angry People?

Are Economic Conservatives Just a Bunch of Angry People?

By Hunter Lewis Against Crony Capitalism November 13, 2017   Are Economic Conservatives Just a Bunch of Angry People?       Apparently economic conservatives are simply just angry people. This is what a new study by University of Cincinnati professor Anthony Salerno and University of Manitoba professor Keri Kettle appears to claim. Stirring up anger makes people […]


Obama Administration’s Bank Regulation Still Widening Gap Between Rich and Poor

By Tho Bishop Mises Institute November 4, 2017   Obama Administration’s Bank Regulation Still Widening Gap Between Rich and Poor   One of the most devastating consequences of the Obama Administration has been that Americans who don’t have the luxury of large bank accounts are continuing to be treated like second-class citizens by the US financial system. […]

Obama Administration's Bank Regulation Still Widening Gap Between Rich and Poor

Dangerous Ignorance – Millennials: Communism sounds pretty chill

Dangerous Ignorance – Millennials: Communism sounds pretty chill

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism November 2, 2017   Dangerous Ignorance – Millennials: Communism sounds pretty chill     It’s understandable that some feel this way. The “Millennials” have been given more without earning it than any generation in the history of this country. These are the kids of the youngest Baby Boomers, who were […]


Big Pharma Makes Drugs that Please Regulators, Not Customers

By Mark Thornton Mises Institute October 30, 2017   Big Pharma Makes Drugs that Please Regulators, Not Customers   The Washington Post and “60 Minutes” have just peeled back another sordid layer in the War on Drug by exposing Big Pharma’s role in expanding the Opiod Crisis that has resulted in more than 30,000 deaths per […]

Big Pharma Makes Drugs that Please Regulators, Not Customers