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The Cost of War: Our Liberty

The Cost of War: Our Liberty

James Madison warned that “of all the enemies to public liberty war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded.” Why? Because it sows the seeds for other threats to liberty.

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When Did Things Go Off the Rails?

When Did Things Go Off the Rails?

The Constitution is not in force in any meaningful way, but when did things get like this? Some people think 1861, or 1913, or 1933 – but the answer may surprise you.

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Just Because They Can Doesn’t Mean They Should

Just Because They Can Doesn’t Mean They Should

Just because I point out that a government has a particular power doesn’t necessarily mean I think it should use that particular power.

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U.S. Senate Votes to Expand the National Police State

U.S. Senate Votes to Expand the National Police State

Earlier this month, the Senate voted 95-3 on a non-binding budget resolution to fund the hiring of 100,000 police officers. The vote doesn’t authorize any funding but affirms the Senate’s support for including the money in the budget.

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From the Nixon Shock to Biden-flation

From the Nixon Shock to Biden-flation

This month marks fifty years since President Richard Nixon closed the “gold window” that had allowed foreign governments to exchange US dollars for gold. Nixon’s action severed the last link between the dollar and gold, transforming the dollar into pure fiat currency.

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