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Patrick Barron

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Patrick Barron is a private consultant to the banking industry. He has taught an introductory course in Austrian economics for several years at the University of Iowa. He has also taught at the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin for over twenty-five years, and has delivered many presentations at the European Parliament.

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Frédéric Bastiat and the Hubble Telescope

Taxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog01/15/2018
Bastiat would point out that all that tax money spent on space programs comes at a very real, unseen cost.

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Lyndon Johnson's Terrible Legacy

U.S. History

Blog11/18/2017
Johnson's political philosophy is alive and well today. The US government spends freely on welfare programs at home, and on unwinnable wars abroad.

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Two Common Objections to Unilateral Free Trade

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog04/06/2017
Free trade is not an obstacle to either economic prosperity or military defense.

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7 Steps Toward a More Sensible Foreign Policy

Free MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog03/12/2017
A policy of non-intervention and free trade can move us a long way toward a more peaceful international order.

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6 Steps Toward a More Sane Economic Policy

Taxes and SpendingMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog03/03/2017
Any one of these steps — even partially implemented — would be a step in the right direction.

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