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Are Our Debts Impractical?

By: David Heacock The level of irony in Washington seems to have reached a new high this week. In the final press conference of his first term, President Obama stated “The full faith and credit of the United States of America is not a [...]

Voting Against Sandy Relief is the Only Moral Option

By: John Watts When the House returns to session next week, one of the first items on the agenda will be whether or not a further $51 billion should be allocated to relief for Superstorm Sandy.  The President has already signed into law $9.7 [...]

Assuming Responsibility in an Irresponsible World

By Sam Aydlette           “With great power comes great responsibility.”  Uncle Ben utters these profound words in Stan Lee’s classic Spiderman comic book series.  Although he is referring to his nephew’s new superpowers, [...]

Slave of the State: How Mandatory Government Service is Antithetical to Liberty

By Sam Aydlette While dining out with an old army buddy last Saturday, an intriguing conversation arose over the topic of compulsory service to the State.  My friend argued that it would benefit young people if they were tasked to do some [...]

Ending Government Bailouts (Updated)

By Sam Aydlette The Transaction Account Guarantee, or TAG, is the government insurance program for credit unions and other non interest bearing accounts.  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has proposed a vote on the Senate floor that would [...]

The Road to a Single-payer System is Paved with Good Intentions

By: David Heacock When government throws money at a problem, prices go up. And often, the problem gets worse. This is what we’re beginning to see with the implementation of The Affordable Care Act in the new calendar year. While most of the [...]

Congress begins new session without Dr. No, but his legislation is still carried on

By: John Watts After serving 12 terms in Congress as the only member demonstrating consistent commitment to a coherent ideal of liberty, Dr. Ron Paul is now officially retired. But the legions of liberty-loving Americans that he has [...]

Guns Are Not the Problem, People Are

By Sam Aydlette "'Emergencies' have always been the pretext on which the safeguards of individual liberty have been eroded." ~F.A. Hayek In the wake of the Sandy Hook shootings, there has been a flurry of calls for gun control.  Senator [...]

Right to Work in Michigan?!

by Maria Stavrou Today, Michigan is on track to make history as one of the most heavily unionized states thus far to pass right-to-work legislation. Amid heavy protests by labor unions in the capitol building and despite last-minute coaxing [...]

Competing Currencies: Freedom from the Dollar Monopoly

By Sam Aydlette Currently, the U.S. Government restricts your economic transactions, as labor, goods, services, and all other commodities must be bought and sold according to their current dollar value.  Simply put, legal tender laws have [...]