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Week in Review: September 16, 2017

Big GovernmentProtectionism and Free TradeTaxes and SpendingWorld HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog09/15/2017
"Politicians who compromise and seek bipartisanship are the most dangerous among the entire crew in Washington."

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Don't Trust Government To Protect Your Privacy

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and Regulation

Blog09/14/2017
Governments are good at shifting risk in sneaky ways, but they can’t legislate it out of existence.

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Seattle Seahawks Flee America for Medical Treatment

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog08/31/2017
America’s best athletes have been forced to leave the US for treatment because of the Food and Drug Administration.

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Why Government Has a Dangerous Obsession with Statistics

Big GovernmentCalculation and KnowledgePrices

Blog08/08/2017
In a free market, businesses have little need of economy-wide statistics. They are, however, desperately needed for any sort of government planning.

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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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Net Neutrality Strengthens Monopolies, Invites Corruption

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and Regulation

Blog07/17/2017
Government regulation has long been an easy way for large firms to drive the smaller competition out of business. Net neutrality is no different.

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The Danger of "Public" Education

Big GovernmentEducation

Blog06/26/2017
The key issue in the entire discussion is simply this: shall the parent or the State be the overseer of the child?

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Week in Review: June 17, 2017

Big GovernmentProtectionism and Free TradeMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical TheoryPrivate Property

Blog06/16/2017
One might now say monetary policy has progressed from a policy of "ultra low" rates to simply a policy of low rates.

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Could Donald Trump Save the Internet?

Big Government

Blog06/12/2017
The Trump's rejection of "net neutrality" is a loss for government regulators, but a win for the internet.

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Government Guaranteed Income is Not a Solution

Big GovernmentLabor and WagesU.S. Economy

Blog06/12/2017
Henry Hazlitt's critique of Milton Friedman's Negative Income Tax remains relevant as libertarians continue to embrace Universal Basic Income.

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