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The Fact You Can Vote Doesn't Make Government Abuse OK

U.S. History

Blog07/04/2018

The ruling elite would have us believe secession and disobedience to government powers is no longer acceptable because we have "representatives" in Congress. 

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The First Battle of Bull Run, Part 2: Blackburn’s Ford

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

07/04/2018Audio/Video
Three days before the major battle, regiments from the Army of Northeastern Virginia and the Army of the Potomac skirmish on the southeastern point of the Manassas battle site.

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The Founding Fathers: Smugglers, Tax Evaders, and Traitors

U.S. History

07/04/2018The Free Market
Rarely does the media mention some important facts about the "Founding Fathers": that they were lawbreakers and "criminals" according to British law.
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Render Unto Caesar: A Most Misunderstood New Testament Passage

World History

Blog07/03/2018

Jesus's instruction to "render unto Caesar" is an example of subtle sedition against the Roman state — and not a command to pay taxes.

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Why the Supreme Court Does What the Pentagon Wants

Blog07/03/2018

The Pentagon’s “judicial” system more closely resembles the system that the communist regime in Cuba employs, than any judicial system worthy of the name.

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Who is Frédéric Bastiat?

Legal SystemHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/03/2018Audio/Video
The life and work of the 19th century economist and statesman, Claude-Frédéric Bastiat (1801–1850), are highlighted by Guido Hülsmann.

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More Evidence that Guns Don't Cause Suicide

U.S. History

Blog07/03/2018

Anti-gun claims about suicides in gun-heavy Western states don't add up.

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The Revolution of 1935

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryFiscal Theory

07/02/2018Mises Daily Articles
Social Security was a revolution that shifted the responsibility for income maintenance from the private to the public sector.

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The New Tariff of Abominations?

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog07/02/2018

Trump's new tariffs just happen to protect certain industries that are big political donors.

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Tariffs: Stealing Entrepreneurs' Profits

Labor and Wages

Blog07/02/2018

With tariffs, favored industries receive more and the entrepreneurs receive less, lowering their profits and making them less likely to take future risks.

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