U.S. History

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The Flint Water Disaster Shows Why We Need Markets

U.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog07/06/2017
Public television keeps alive the idea that disasters caused by government bureaucrats will be solved if only we get the "right" people to run things.

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The US Is Not "One Nation" — And it Never Was

U.S. History

Blog07/06/2017
Many hold to a nostalgic view of the United States as a single nation once unified by a common culture. This was never true.

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We Don't Need a Presidential Commission on Voter Fraud

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog07/06/2017
First it was "Russian hacking" as the excuse for a federal takeover of elections. Now its "voter fraud." The states should tell the feds to get lost.

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3 Things to Remember on Independence Day

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog07/03/2017
Independence Day is not a celebration of "America." It's a commemoration of secession and armed revolt.

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We Must Declare Independence

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog07/03/2017
Our revolution is peaceful, and it concentrates on winning hearts and minds one at a time.

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Did Obamacare Really Save Lives?

HealthPovertyU.S. History

Blog06/29/2017
The actual data do not support the breathless claims that rolling back ObamaCare will literally kill many thousands of Americans.

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Jim Grant Explains the Gold Standard

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog06/27/2017
Jim Grant: Our current monetary system "is the financial counterpart to the philosophy of statism."

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Privatize the New York City Subway System

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog06/19/2017
“Evidence of government failure” calls for a return to privatization to “reduce costs, improve service quality, and accelerate technological change.”

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With Cuba Policy, Trump Strikes Another Blow Against Economic Freedom

Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. History

Blog06/16/2017
As with all US-imposed trade restrictions, efforts to restrict trade with Cuba involves destroying the property rights of Americans.

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Is the Sky Falling?

U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog05/22/2017
We believe in liberty, not fate. The sky falls only if we let it.

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