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Trump’s Budget: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The Good Reduces spending by $48.4 billion, including $25.8 billion from eliminating programs. Increases the ability of Medicare Part D plans to negotiate for...

‘A Republic, If You Can Keep It’

James Madison, the father of the U.S. Constitution, wrote that of all the enemies to liberty, war is the greatest. What he meant by...

Roving Bandit, Stationary Bandit, and Income Tax

Many libertarians have embraced the slogan “taxation is theft.” I myself think it is more precise to say that taxation is extortion. But even...

The Persistence of Tyranny

Seventy-five years ago this June, the United States Supreme Court corrected its own grave moral and legal error and ruled that the government could not...

The Young and the Stupid: Virtue-Signaling Over the Olympics

The self-obsessed American media doesn’t realize: it’s not about them! Oh, the virtue-signaling was hot and heavy as conservative and ostensibly “libertarian” media outlets competed...

TGIF: ‘Peace Through Strength’ Is a Racket

Donald Trump has embraced the popular "peace through strength" doctrine (PTSD) with his characteristic panache: "I’m going to make our military so big, so powerful,...

Taliban Issues Open Letter Calling for Peace Talks With US

Taliban Wants to Solve War 'Through Peaceful Dialogue Late last month, President Trump announced the US is unwilling to engage in any peace talks with...

‘War for the Asking’ Is a Timely Lesson in the State’s Lust for Foreign...

In 1981, when Michael Sexton's War for the Asking was first written, much of the information revealed was no doubt a sobering and cold...

New Book’s “Case Against Education” Is a Persuasive One

It’s common to hear politicians wish aloud that everyone should have access to a quality college education. As rhetoric, it sounds lovely, but as...

Swan Song of the Central Bankers Part 1: Last Week Wasn’t an Error

Last week's twin 1,000 point plunges on the Dow were not errors. Instead, these close-coupled massacres, which wiped out $4 trillion of global market cap in...
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