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Government Property Is Not Really "Public" Property

Big GovernmentFinancial MarketsCalculation and Knowledge

09/25/2019The Free Market
As I learned growing up in Allegheny County, the sign that reads, "Keep out, Property of Allegheny County," does not refer only to those who live outside the county.
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The Fed: Reality Trumps Rhetoric

The FedMoney and BanksMonetary Theory

09/10/2019The Free Market
The Fed would have us believe that it has am impressive record of success in preventing recessions and improving the economy. The actual historical record suggests otherwise.
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Keynes and the Reds

BiographiesWorld History

08/30/2019The Free Market
If Keynes was such a model champion of the free society, how can we account for his peculiar comments, in 1933, endorsing, though with reservations, the social "experiments" that were going on at the time in Italy, Germany, and Russia?
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Intellectual Cover for Socialism

Philosophy and Methodology

07/25/2019The Free Market
But how can anyone deny that the East German or Russian experience is decisive evidence against socialism? The answer lies in creating a arcane theories that make socialism sound reasonable.
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The Prophetic Antifederalists

U.S. History

07/24/2019The Free Market
The Antifederalists were afraid the new proposed Constitution would lead to a supersized national government. They were right.
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The Siren Song of the State

Political Theory

07/23/2019The Free Market
We Americans shall never have real, lasting peace so long as we give our allegiance to a king—that is, in our case, to the whole conglomeration of institutionalized exploiters and murderers we know as the state.
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Should We Loot the Rich?

Taxes and Spending

07/22/2019The Free Market
Redistribution is not ethical; it’s theft and destruction. It is simply a means to satisfy the envy of some who seek to harm those who have obtained greater wealth through the satisfaction of the wants of consumers.
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Fractional Reserves and the Fed

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

03/09/2019The Free Market
In this testimony to Congress, Joseph Salerno describes how to fix the problem of fractional reserve banking.
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June2012_0.pdf

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Are Markets Boring?

Big GovernmentFree Markets

12/29/2018The Free Market
The psychology of the anti-market left can be a puzzle, but even more confounding is the mentality of the anti-market right.
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Christmas Movies and Bad Economics

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

12/24/2018The Free Market
Why are so many Christmas movies rife with villainous capitalists who constantly seek to ruin Christmas?
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