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George Ford Smith

Tags U.S. HistoryMonetary Theory

Works Published inMises Daily ArticleThe Free Market

A former computer programmer who wrote both mainframe and PC applications, Smith now spends his time between raising his grandson and writing.

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Thomas Paine on Paper Money and Morality

Taxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog01/29/2019

The Hamiltonians foisted a central bank on the people of the United States at the first opportunity. But Thomas Paine wasn't fooled.

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Mises Stands Between Us and 1984

Blog09/26/2017

In Human Action Mises provided a comprehensive treatment of why civilization flourishes only when liberty flourishes in every area of life.

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The Space Race Is Now "Privatized" — But You're Still Paying for It

Taxes and SpendingWorld History

Blog09/13/2017
"Ultimately, this is going to be a huge public-private partnership," says Elon Musk, as he rakes in taxpayer money.
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Unjust Wars, Then and Now

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

03/12/2012Mises Daily Articles
Like all wars, a just war is laced with dangers beyond the inferno of the battles, especially if war funding relies to a significant degree on the printing press.
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Sound Money: Fight for It!

The FedGold StandardMonetary Theory

09/29/2011Mises Daily Articles
The Mises Institute offers an extensive library of literature explaining the economics behind an autonomous commodity-coin system.
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