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Who Wants to be Defense Secretary?

by Ron Paul It seems nobody wants to be Secretary of Defense in the Obama administration. The president’s first two Defense Secretaries, Robert Gates and Leon Panetta, both complained bitterly this month about their time in the administration. The president’s National Security Council staff micro-managed the Pentagon, they said at a forum last week. Former […]

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PSL City Center: Interventionism Gone Awry

Port St. Lucie has shown what happen when government intervenes- unintended consequences. After months of no contact with the City Center’s newest owner Lily Zhong, city officials Monday met with the Chinese entrepreneur to discuss her redevelopment plans. It seems the partnership may be starting from scratch. The city remains hopeful in fulfilling its Field […]

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Seven50: Palm Beach County Awakening

In a lively meeting between people in Palm Beach County concerned about Seven50 and Commissioner who laughed off Seven50 a tentative agreement was reached. According to the Palm Beach Post: Nearly 80 people, many wearing red shirts to show solidarity and some waving tiny American flags, packed the county commission chambers Tuesday to oppose a […]

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The Mises View: “Obamacare and Interventionism” | Peter G. Klein

Recently, Peter G. Klein appeared on the “The Wilkow Majority” radio program. In this excerpt, host Anthony Wilkow and Peter Klein discuss government intervention in healthcare and some of the resulting unintended consequences and market distortions. Klein is the Mises Institute’s Executive Director and Carl Menger Research Fellow. For more information, visit the Mises Institute […]

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