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Big Government – The Reason You Need a License to Braid Hair

By Isaac Davis Waking Times December 8, 2016   Big Government – The Reason You Need a License to Braid Hair     We live in a time when big government is such an ingrained part of our lives that it’s difficult for most people to comprehend what freedom even is. Bureaucracy has inserted itself into pretty […]

Big Government – The Reason You Need a License to Braid Hair

The War on Cash – One Giant Leap Forward For Government

The War on Cash – One Giant Leap Forward For Government

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics December 6, 2016   The War on Cash – One Giant Leap Forward For Government     The European Payments Council (EPC), a subdivision of the European Central Bank, is taking one giant step forward in their quest to eliminate all cash to increase taxes. They have gone ahead and […]


In Defense of Trump’s Deal with Carrier

By Tho Bishop Mises Institute December 5, 2016   In Defense of Trump’s Deal with Carrier   Donald Trump hasn’t yet made the move from Trump Tower to America’s most expensive public housing, but he was able to come through with one campaign promise this week by announcing a deal with Indiana-based Carrier Air Conditioning that will […]

In Defense of Trump’s Deal with Carrier

The Pentagon is just another bloated government agency

The Pentagon is just another bloated government agency

By Against Crony Capitalism October 18, 2016   The Pentagon is just another bloated government agency     This is the truth and sometimes it’s one that it is hard for “conservatives” to come to terms with. The Pentagon is filled to the gills with waste and inefficiency, it is big government. The military and […]


Aborting the Trump Revolution

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com October 4, 2016   Aborting the Trump Revolution     In taking that $915 million loss in 1995, and carrying it forward to shelter future income, Donald Trump did nothing wrong. By both his family and his business, he did everything right. In a famous 1947 dissent, Judge Learned Hand […]

In taking that $915 million loss in 1995, and carrying it forward to shelter future income, Donald Trump did nothing wrong. By both his family and his business, he did everything right.

Tim Cook and Apple's Gross Hypocrisy on Taxes

Tim Cook and Apple’s Gross Hypocrisy on Taxes

By Jeff Deist Mises Institute September 1, 2016   Tim Cook and Apple’s Gross Hypocrisy on Taxes   Apple Inc., the US corporate parent of dozens of foreign legal entities, has been hit with a $14.6 billion tax bill by a commission of the European Union. At the heart of the commission’s complaint is an alleged antitrust […]


Brexit Fears Weren’t Overblown — They Were Flat-Out Wrong

Brexit Fears Weren’t Overblown — They Were Flat-Out Wrong

By Against Crony Capitalism August 19, 2016   Brexit Fears Weren’t Overblown — They Were Flat-Out Wrong     Brexit was a massive win for those of us who oppose crony capitalism. It was a line in the sand, in the Channel, and Britain in the end decided to remain Britain and to tell the […]


Senators: Americans “Deserve Answers” About Justice Department’s Expanded Hacking Authority

The Real Existential Threats of 2016

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com August 18, 2016   The Real Existential Threats of 2016     On Sept. 30, the end of the fiscal year 2016, the national debt is projected to reach $19.3 trillion. With spending on the four biggest budget items – Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, defense – rising, and GDP growing […]


Why Social Welfare Programs and Democracy Cannot Co-Exist

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org August 16, 2016   Why Social Welfare Programs and Democracy Cannot Co-Exist   Writing in his 1922 treatise Socialism, Ludwig von Mises expressed support for democracy, but took a very limited view. Specifically, he suggested the only purpose of democracy is to “make peace, to avoid violent revolutions.” That is, democracy is purely a means […]

Why Social Welfare Programs and Democracy Cannot Co-Exist