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Stanley Fischer on the Balance Sheet: There will be no Tantrum on Wall Street

The Fed

04/18/2017FedWatch
Stanley Fischer said on Monday that a negative market response to balance sheet reduction was unlikely.

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How Taxes Distort Business

Blog04/18/2017
Taxes not only fund wars and enrich unworthy rulers, but also create crippling distortions in every economy the world has ever known.

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Busting the "Free College" Myth

Taxes and SpendingPolitical TheoryPrices

Blog04/17/2017
If New Yorkers wanted to help students by paying for their tuition, they would have already done so on their own.

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Why Bill Greene Voted for Ron Paul in the Electoral College

Strategy

04/17/2017The Austrian
"I’m no longer surprised when Republicans agree with Democrats on getting rid of constitutional provisions that protect life, liberty, and property."

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Luddy: The Fed's Risky Uncharted Course

The Fed

Blog04/17/2017
The Fed has strayed from its initial charter and is now the primary enabler of federal deficit spending and debt, which is now almost $20 trillion.

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The Federal Reserve Is, and Always Has Been, Politicized

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

04/17/2017FedWatch
The Fed has long claimed it is independent of politics. This, however, has always been a claim based on pure fantasy.

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The Racist History of Minimum Wage Laws

Big GovernmentU.S. History

Blog04/16/2017
Historically, minimum wage laws have done a lot to stifle employment among African-Americans. The trend continues today.

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Frédéric Bastiat Is Right (Again)

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyTaxes and Spending

Blog04/14/2017
Tariffs never benefit a nation. They do, however, often increase government revenue at the expense of everyone else.

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Tax Day

Big GovernmentTaxes and Spending

04/14/2017Libertarian Forum 1969–1984
The first great lesson to learn about taxation is that taxation is simply robbery. No more and no less.

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Glorious Tax Season

Taxes and Spending

Blog04/14/2017
Tax season is here. This is a time to celebrate. No, I mean it. But not because the State makes its claim on our hard-earned monies known.

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