Regulation


How Tennessee Criminalized Compassion for Animals

By David Rosenthal The Daily Signal March 1, 2017   How Tennessee Criminalized Compassion for Animals     Giving physical therapy to animals usually isn’t too controversial, but apparently in Tennessee, it is. A Tennessee licensing board has threatened to criminally prosecute two women for nothing more than helping horses through massage therapy. Their case […]

How Tennessee Criminalized Compassion for Animals

Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations

Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations

By Scott Powell Mises Institute February 21, 2017   Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations   On day one, President Trump surprised business leaders gathered at the White House, declaring US regulations “out of control” and “in need of 75% or more reduction.” A week later, he boldly signed an executive order requiring repeal of two […]


War on ‘Fake News’ Part of a War on Free Speech

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute December 12, 2016   War on ‘Fake News’ Part of a War on Free Speech   A major threat to liberty is the assault on the right to discuss political issues, seek out alternative information sources, and promote dissenting ideas and causes such as non-interventionism in foreign and domestic […]

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Trump eyes 10% spending cuts, 20% slash of federal workers

Trump – TPP Executive Order On Day ONE

By CIM November 21, 2016   Today President-elect Donald Trump provided a video update regarding plans for the first 100 days in office, including an action to take place on his first day. In the video Trump is following through with his promise to take actions based on putting America first.  Topics addressed for his […]


Blame Government, Not Markets for Monopoly

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute October 31, 2016   Blame Government, Not Markets for Monopoly   When Time-Warner announced it planned to merge with another major communications firm, many feared the new company would exercise near-total monopoly power. These concerns led some to call for government action to block the merger in order to […]

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Insider Trading and Taxes: The State Wants to Read Your Mind

By Matthew Doarnberger Mises Institute August 5, 2016   Insider Trading and Taxes: The State Wants to Read Your Mind     Professional golfer Phil Mickelson was back in the news this summer thanks to a 2014 federal investigation into an insider trading case. It is alleged that Mickelson owed high stakes sports gambler Billy Walters […]


11 Million Spent Half of Their Income on Rent. Why the Government Is to Blame.

11 Million Spent Half of Their Income on Rent. Why the Government Is to Blame.

By Patrick Tyrrell The Daily Signal June 28, 2016     A recent report out of Harvard University has found the number of struggling household renters at an all-time high. A table in the appendix of the report shows that almost half (49.3 percent) of renters in 2014 spent at least 30 percent of their household […]


When Everything is a Crime: Harvey Silverglate on the Overregulation of Ordinary Life

By ReasonTV June 16, 2016   When Everything is a Crime: Harvey Silverglate on the Overregulation of Ordinary Life   Few people understand the price of overregulation like Harvey Silverglate. Over his long career as an attorney and journalist, Silverglate has seen the rising bureaucratic class enact hundreds of thousands of federal regulations and vaguely-worded […]

When Everything is a Crime: Harvey Silverglate on the Overregulation of Ordinary Life

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Fascism: A Bipartisan Affliction

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute June 13, 2016 Fascism: A Bipartisan Affliction   If neoconservatives and progressives truly understood fascism, they would stop using the word as a smear term. That is because both groups, along with most political figures and commentators, embrace fascist ideas and policies. Fascism’s distinguishing characteristic is a “mixed economy.” […]


Do Drive-Thrus Discriminate Against Non-Drivers?

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org June 2, 2016   Do Drive-Thrus Discriminate Against Non-Drivers?   CNBC reports today that a blind man is suing McDonalds for refusing him service at the drive-thru window. The man, Scott Magee of Louisiana, could not access the inside of the restaurant because it was after hours when the dining room was closed. […]

Do Drive-Thrus Discriminate Against Non-Drivers?