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Pot Battle in Ohio

Corporate WelfareThe Police StateInterventionismMonopoly and Competition


UPDATE: The fact that marijuana legalization ballot measure (Issue #3) failed in Ohio is not an indication that legalization is not supported by the people. It was...

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Media and CultureThe Police StateWar and Foreign Policy


James Bond is not a name that's typically mentioned in discussions of humble foreign policy or the importance of enforceable property rights.

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A Port in the War on Drugs Storm

Big GovernmentHealthThe Police StateInterventionism


The port city Gloucester Massachusetts Chief of Police announced that he was no longer going to arrest hard drug addicts and that indeed his police force would now work to help drug addicts get help

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Narco-Submarine Carrying 8 Tons Of Cocaine

Big GovernmentThe Police StateInterventionism


How the war on drugs actually brings about less security and stability in the Western Hemisphere

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Star Wars: May the Fourth Be With You

Global EconomyThe Police StateWorld HistoryPolitical Theory


Celebrate Star Wars Day: Here Are My Review/Previews of the Prequels. It's All About the Battle of Ideas!

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Reassessing the Presidency: Book and Lectures

Big GovernmentThe Police StateU.S. History


In 2001, the Mises Institute published Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom, by John V Denson, which examines the role of the US presidency in warmaking, police powers, and a variety of attacks on private property and human rights.

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Feds Seize Widow's Legally-Obtained Money — Because Terrorism

Legal SystemThe Police StatePrivate Property


The banking system in the United States today functions largely as a spy agency for the federal government.

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Eric Holder: Defender of Private Property?

Big GovernmentThe Police State


US AG Holder did something good on asset forfeiture. But don't break out the prize for Libertarian of the Year just yet.

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If the FBI Says It, It Must Be True

The Police StateWar and Foreign Policy


Why do so many people who claim to be against big government believe everything the government says about foreign policy? 

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Nullification Works: Congress Ends Federal Ban on Medical Marijuana

The Police StateU.S. HistoryPrivate Property


Tucked deep inside the 1,603-page federal spending measure is a provision that effectively ends the federal government's prohibition on medical marijuana and signals a major shift in drug policy.

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