It’s Not Regulation that Keeps Your Food Safe

– June 22, 2020

“Enjoy — in moderation. The strangers are looking out for you, and they are all too happy to do so. Why? Because by looking out for you, they are better equipped to look out for the non-strangers in their lives.” ~ Art Carden

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The Dangers of National Service

– June 20, 2020

“There is no acting entity called “the nation” to be served. The reality: what is called national service means doing the bidding of the particular politicians and bureaucrats who hold the reins, issue the orders and reap whatever sadistic satisfaction they gain from so doing.” ~ Warren Gibson

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D.C.’S Iron Curtain of Secrecy Endangers the Economy and Everything Else

– June 18, 2020

“COVID bailouts will likely remain secret until long after major economic damage is done. Attorney General Ramsey Clark warned in 1967, “Nothing so diminishes democracy as secrecy.” ” ~ James Bovard

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The Good Guys Are Winning!

– June 18, 2020

“AIER is convincing the world that lockdowns were poor policies indeed, never to be repeated for this or any similar threat.” ~ Robert Wright

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The Fed Can’t Revive the Dead, But It Can Delay Their Recovery

– June 17, 2020

“Central planning was tried in the 20th century, and it failed miserably. As evidenced by the U.S. economy’s dynamism, the Fed’s actual power is a fraction of what its supporters and critics both presume.” ~ John Tamny

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Tear Down this Plexiglass!

– June 17, 2020

“To paraphrase Ronald Reagan, who challenged Mikhail Gorbachev to eradicate another major symbol of fear and mistrust in the world, I urge us to tear down this plexiglass.” ~ Anthony Gill

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Are Humans Naturally Nice?

– June 17, 2020

“Drawing superficially on many different fields with narrative case-studies to illustrate a major point keeps the story refreshing – but risks becoming detached, unconvincing and plainly wrong.” ~ Joakim Book

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Open Letter to the Institute for New Economic Thinking

An Open Letter to the Institute for New Economic Thinking

– June 16, 2020

“Treating this as a mistake and correcting it is the right thing to do in response to an unfortunate lapse in judgement. Failure to do so in my opinion would amount to among the most egregious instances of such crass intimidation I have seen.” ~ Max Gulker

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The State Isn’t Going Crazy; It’s Going State

– June 15, 2020

“If you want to use the state to accomplish your goals, you cannot “fall out only with the abuses.” You have to recognize that it’s the nature of the state, the thing itself, to use violence against its own citizens.” ~ Michael Munger

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Individualism Is the Answer

– June 13, 2020

“The slogans and protests and violence all have the effect of pulling us to identify ourselves primarily by our membership in a particular group, not to identify each of us by our own unique, individual identity.” ~ Raymond C. Niles

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The Market Loves You–And Your Little Dog, Too

– June 13, 2020

“It seems pretty clear from our experience getting a dog that the market doesn’t just love us–it loves our dog, too.” ~ Art Carden

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The Day First-World Problems Became Real

– June 12, 2020

“We’ve learned that government can and will destroy our prosperity and rights under the smallest pretext. We can no longer take our freedom and opportunities for granted. We must work unrelentingly to get back what we had and make sure we lockdown our governments so that nothing like this will ever happen again.” ~ Jeffrey Tucker

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