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Why the President Said "No"

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/09/2018

And yet I feel obliged to withhold my approval ... [for] the appropriation of public funds...

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The Case for Revisionism (and Against A Priori History)

EducationPhilosophy and Methodology

04/07/2018Mises Daily Articles
The noble task of Revisionism is to de-bamboozle: to penetrate the fog of lies and deception of the State and its Court Intellectuals.

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Why Businessmen Don't Make Good Politicians

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/07/2018

It is a common fallacy that if a person is successful in business, they will be a good politician. This is dangerously naive.

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Mises the Man and His Monetary Policy Ideas Based on His "Lost Papers"

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog04/07/2018

There is much to learn about Ludwig von Mises form his writings on economic conflicts of those years between the two World Wars.

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Forget Electoral Democracy — Give "Demarchy" a Chance

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/06/2018

There's no reason to believe choosing representatives through a lottery system or "by chance" is worse than what we have now. 

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Mencken: A Retrospect

Political Theory

Blog04/06/2018

I hope to correct a persistent misunderstanding about Mencken's economic and political ideas.

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Kevin Dowd: Against Monetary Stimulus

The FedMoney and BanksTaxes and Spending

04/06/2018Audio/Video
Kevin Dowd explains how policies like negative interest rates not only reflect bad economic thinking, but also pose a danger to the civil liberties.

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Improving Expectations Won't Improve the Reality of Economic Conditions

Booms and Busts

Blog04/06/2018

Central banks can put in motion a prolonged deviation of expectations from the facts of reality. But they can't keep it up forever. 

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The Myth They Used to Pass Canada's Universal Healthcare

HealthWorld History

Blog04/06/2018

The medical establishment has done its best to crush market-oriented strategies to make healthcare more affordable. 

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4 Ways to Improve Immigration Policy — Without Growing Government

Bureaucracy and RegulationProtectionism and Free TradeThe Police State

Blog04/05/2018

From free trade to cutting welfare, here are four ways to improve immigration policy that don't make government more intrusive in our lives.

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