by Nathan Keeble The Beacon Center, a libertarian think tank based in Nashville, has released a new film highlighting and describing the impact of corporate welfare in Tennessee. Starring University of Tennessee professor Glenn Reynolds, Rigged tells the story of small business owners in Memphis who were harmed by the massive tax breaks which the Shelby County government bestowed upon […]
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By Ron Paul Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently ordered the Justice Department to increase the use of civil asset forfeiture, thus once again endorsing an unconstitutional, authoritarian, and increasingly unpopular policy. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/336870647″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Civil asset forfeiture, which should be called civil asset theft, is the practice of seizing property believed […]
Dr. Mark Thornton joins Mises Weekends to explain the “business cycle” for what it really is: a series of booms (credit expansion) and busts (debt de-leveraging) engineered by central banks.
Under the Constitution, a war is a war whether they call it a war, or not.
Dr. Ron Paul joins Jeff Deist to talk about his decades as a congressman fighting the Fed, his efforts to legalize the use of gold and silver as untaxed currency, and his involvement with sound money initiatives in states like Arizona and Wyoming. Plus, Dr. Paul shares some great anecdotes about Reagan’s Gold Commission, Alan […]
A day before his historic meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump had strong words for Russia in his speech in Warsaw. Is it bluster? Or will he seek to put Putin in his place? And what of the voters attracted to his “let’s get along with Russia” slogan?
Great lecture by Kinzer on the roots of American imperialism.
by Ron Paul As Independence Day comes around again we should spend a few moments between barbecue and fireworks to think about the meaning of independence. The colonists who rebelled against the British Crown were, among other things, unhappy about taxation. Yet, as economist Gary North points out, the total burden of British imperial taxation […]
Oliver Stone telling truths.