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The Right to Own and Bear Switchblades

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/30/2017
US law and 14 states still outlaw switchblades. The bans, however, were inspired by little more than Hollywood movies about juvenile delinquents.

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The US Navy: A History of Waste and Corruption

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyCalculation and Knowledge

Blog01/24/2017
When politicians play market without bearing the consequences, they create a network of economic privilege that begins with bribes and ends with bombs.

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The DEA: A Good Place to Cut the Federal Budget

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/22/2017
In the real world, repeated failure usually results in budget cuts. But that's not how things work with government agencies like the DEA.

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The Money Myths Behind the Creation of the Federal Reserve

The FedMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog01/18/2017
Roger Lowenstein's new book on the Federal Reserve relies on some well-worn myths about the monetary history of the United States.

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Jeff Sessions's Drug War May End What's Left of States' Rights

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/10/2017

The Drug War has become a linchpin in the fight against continued federal centralization of power. Jeff Sessions is on the wrong side of the fight.

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Taxpayers Footing the Bill for the Inauguration Junkets

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/10/2017

The inauguration events are nothing more than pro-government propaganda and fundraising. And, they will cost the taxpayers more than $100 million.

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Will Automation Make us Poor?

The EntrepreneurU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/06/2017

The benefit of automation is that it leads to an increase in real wages. This was true 100 years ago, and it is still true today.

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Ruled by DC: Get the Feds Out of Western Lands

The EnvironmentU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/04/2017

Obama's unilateral move to create National Monuments in Western states is simply the natural outcome of allowing federal control of so much land.

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A Message From Lew Rockwell

U.S. HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Mises called Hazlitt "the economic conscience of our country and of our nation."

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How Unions Used Licensing to Crush Ethnic Barbershops

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog12/21/2016

Barbering offered a living wage to many Italian-Americans and blacks during the 19th century. Thus, a labor union stepped in to put an end to that.

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