Legal System

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Choosing the Evil of Two Lessers

Big GovernmentLegal SystemStrategy

Blog05/11/2016

Building a freer society means winning the battle of ideas, not the empty contests put on by the central government every four years.

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Thanks, Minimum Wage and the Drug War: Nearly 1 in 6 Young Men Are Jobless or Jailed

Legal SystemU.S. Economy

Blog05/10/2016

If we want to help young men become more productive and employable, we must end minimum wages and the drug war.

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Why the Aurora Movie Theater Owners Should Have Been Serious About Private Security

Legal SystemPrivate Property

Blog05/09/2016

Private security, since it offers the advantages of labor specialization, economies of scale, and immediately-available on-site services, is a much more practical and realistic response to violent crime than the alternatives.

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Asset Forfeiture and the Income Tax

Legal SystemThe Police StatePolitical Theory

Blog05/02/2016

Both Civil Asset Forfeiture and the Income Tax take away the hard-earned money of people presumed to be innocent.

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Dennis Hastert Sentenced to 15 Months for Non-Crime of Improper Cash Withdrawals

Legal SystemThe Police State

Blog04/27/2016

Dennis Hastert may have committed many despicable crimes. Withdrawing "too much" money from a bank isn't one of them.

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Slavery and Freedom

Free MarketsLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog04/20/2016

This is the fruit of free labor. It is able to create more wealth for everyone than slave labor once provided for the masters.

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The Drug War Drives Users to More Dangerous Synthetic Drugs

Legal SystemThe Police StatePrices

Blog04/10/2016

Synthetic marijuana is more dangerous and unpredictable than the ordinary kind. It exists because the Drug War has made cheaper, more potent drugs more profitable. And on a black market, safety is not the seller's chief concern.

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Pot Legalization: Obama, SCOTUS Defend Local Control Against GOP Attacks

Legal System

Blog03/24/2016

The nullification of federal drug laws by Colorado, Washington, Oregon, and Alaska has for years been flipping the usual narrative on political parties in the United States.

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Legal Marijuana Businesses Must Pay 70% Federal Tax

Legal SystemTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog02/22/2016

For the IRS and the federal government in general, the Drug War is just the gift that keeps on giving since the high tax rates can be traced back to a 1980s-era anti-drug law.

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Scalia's Fate

Legal System

Blog02/15/2016

With the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the various 2016 presidential campaigns have been thrown a serious curve ball.

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