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Should Libertarians Care about the Constitution?

Legal SystemStrategyU.S. History

22 hours agoAudio/Video
What should libertarians think about America's founding document? Jeff Deist interviews Brion McClanahan and Allen Mendenhall.

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The Never-Ending Woes of a Government "Enterprise"

Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending

Blog23 hours ago
Ignoring the historic failures of government enterprises, mainstream opinion still recoils in horror at the idea of private-sector mass transit.

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Obama's AWOL Anti-War Protest

Blog23 hours ago
Why did so many Bush-era anti-war activists abandon the cause after Obama took office?

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An Interview with Bettina Bien Greaves

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog07/21/2017
In celebration of her 100th birthday, an interview with Bettina Bien Greaves.

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Does Britain Have the World’s Best Health System? Only If You Ignore Outcomes

Blog07/20/2017
Once said to be Britain's national religion, at this point the National Health Service might be more accurately described as Britain’s national cult.

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Money Supply Growth Falls Again, Dropping to 105-Month Low

07/20/2017FedWatch
The last time the money supply grew at a smaller rate was during September 2008

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Jeff Sessions's Pot War Is Up in Smoke in Nevada

Blog07/19/2017
Recreational marijuana became legal this month in Nevada. AG Jeff Sessions isn't happy about it at all.

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Here's the True Definition of a Recession — It's Not About GDP

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/19/2017
Recessions are the liquidation of a boom that sprang up thanks to a previous period of loose monetary policy.

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Immunity for Prosecutors Encourages Fraud

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal System

Blog07/18/2017
Prosecutorial immunity provides an incentive to government prosecutors to engage in fraud if it's good for their careers.

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Big Military Spending Boost Threatens Our Economy and Security

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/18/2017
The House overwhelmingly approved a massive increase in military spending, passing a $696 billion National Defense Authorization bill for 2018.

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