Real median incomes do appear to be falling, and that might help explain why the voters are so grumpy.
Legal SystemThe Police StatePolitical Theory
Both Civil Asset Forfeiture and the Income Tax take away the hard-earned money of people presumed to be innocent.
Progressivism is a ravenous lion, conservativism is a neutered housecat. Failure to understand this is an enormous tactical and moral mistake for advocates of liberty.
U.S. HistoryMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking
Government could never cement its power over a nation's currency, if the people could repudiate the fiat paper and turn to gold for its money.
Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory
A British exit from the EU would help decentralize Europe overall, and thus help the cause of freedom and free trade.
The FedMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and Banking
The only good news this week came for Uncle Sam, who set new records in tax collection for 2015.