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Money laundering watchdog scrutinizes Facebook, social media

By Elizabeth Thompson CBC News March 12, 2017   Money laundering watchdog scrutinizes Facebook, social media MP calls for parliamentary committee to investigate threat to privacy     Canadians who make large cash transactions, international wire transfers or win big at the casino could end up with a federal agency scrutinizing their Facebook pages and other […]

Money laundering watchdog scrutinizes Facebook, social media

Highlights From The House Debate On Tanning Tax That Turned Into A Sideshow

Highlights From The House Debate On Tanning Tax That Turned Into A Sideshow

By Chris Morran Consumerist March 11, 2017   Highlights From The House Debate On Tanning Tax That Turned Into A Sideshow     Among the lesser-discussed points of the Affordable Care Act repeal and replace legislation is a move to get rid of a 10% tax on the use of tanning salons. Why is this […]


How the Market Creates Jobs and How the Government Destroys Them

By Walter Block Mises Institute March 8, 2017   How the Market Creates Jobs and How the Government Destroys Them   The Creation of Jobs If the media tell us that “the opening of XYZ mill has created 1,000 new jobs,” we give a cheer. When the ABC company closes and 500 jobs are lost, we’re […]

How the Market Creates Jobs and How the Government Destroys Them

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Cut, Don’t Reform, Taxes

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute February 6, 2017   Cut, Don’t Reform, Taxes   Many Americans who have wrestled with a 1040 form, or who have paid someone to prepare their taxes, no doubt cheered the news that Congress will soon resume working on tax reform. However taxpayers should temper their enthusiasm because, even […]


When city retirement pays better than the job (Welcome to California)

When city retirement pays better than the job (Welcome to California)

By Against Crony Capitalism January 4, 2017   When city retirement pays better than the job (Welcome to California)   And pensions.   Sorry but the private sector pays for the public sector. The government exists to serve the citizenry not the other way around. Government should be small and it should be inexpensive. However, […]


Trump’s Pentagon Budget Time Bomb

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute December 29, 2016   Trump’s Pentagon Budget Time Bomb   Legendary Pentagon analyst and whistleblower Chuck Spinney joins today’s Liberty Report to explain the budget nightmares a President Trump will face at the Pentagon. Why do these weapons systems cost so much and perform so badly? Chuck knows…and tells. […]

Trump's Pentagon Budget Time Bomb

Illinois Enters the Death Spiral

Illinois Enters the Death Spiral

By Daniel J. Mitchell Foundation for Economic Education December 28, 2016   Illinois Enters the Death Spiral     There’s a somewhat famous quote from Adam Smith (“there is a great deal of ruin in a nation“) about the ability of a country to survive and withstand lots of bad public policy. I’ve tried to […]


New Year’s Resolutions for Donald Trump and Congress

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute December 27, 2016   New Year’s Resolutions for Donald Trump and Congress   In the spirit of New Year’s, here are four resolutions for president-elect Trump and Congress that will enable them to really make America great again: 1) Audit the Fed….and then end it: The Federal Reserve Bank’s […]

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

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 […]


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 […]

The War on Cash – One Giant Leap Forward For Government

In Defense of Trump’s Deal with Carrier

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 […]


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 […]

The Pentagon is just another bloated government agency