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Terrorist Attacks Made Worse by Government Failure in Europe

The Police StateWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History


People are not supposed to notice that every terrorist attack represents a major government failure and that rewarding failure with more of the same policies only invites more failure.

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Brussels Bombings: More Blowback for Europe

The Police StateWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism


The capital city of NATO and the European Parliament, the city of Brussels is a prime target for the radicals that the elites of Brussels and Washington helped create.

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How Governments Can Manipulate Murder Rates by Excluding "Terrorist" Killings

Legal SystemThe Police StateWar and Foreign Policy


Days after the Planned Parenthood shooting in Colorado Springs, President Obama had the chutzpah to stand up in Paris of all places and declare that mass shootings don't occur "in other countries."

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My Irish Eyes Are Smiling

HealthThe Police StateInterventionism


Across the board drug decriminalization is coming and Ireland is next in line.

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Pot Battle in Ohio

Corporate WelfareThe Police StateInterventionismMonopoly and Competition


UPDATE: The fact that marijuana legalization ballot measure (Issue #3) failed in Ohio is not an indication that legalization is not supported by the people. It was...

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Media and CultureThe Police StateWar and Foreign Policy


James Bond is not a name that's typically mentioned in discussions of humble foreign policy or the importance of enforceable property rights.

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A Port in the War on Drugs Storm

Big GovernmentHealthThe Police StateInterventionism


The port city Gloucester Massachusetts Chief of Police announced that he was no longer going to arrest hard drug addicts and that indeed his police force would now work to help drug addicts get help

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Narco-Submarine Carrying 8 Tons Of Cocaine

Big GovernmentThe Police StateInterventionism


How the war on drugs actually brings about less security and stability in the Western Hemisphere

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Star Wars: May the Fourth Be With You

Global EconomyThe Police StateWorld HistoryPolitical Theory


Celebrate Star Wars Day: Here Are My Review/Previews of the Prequels. It's All About the Battle of Ideas!

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Reassessing the Presidency: Book and Lectures

Big GovernmentThe Police StateU.S. History


In 2001, the Mises Institute published Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom, by John V Denson, which examines the role of the US presidency in warmaking, police powers, and a variety of attacks on private property and human rights.

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