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Peter King pushes for expanded surveillance

by John Watts The country is still on edge and deeply perturbed by the bombings at the Boston Marathon one week  ago today. With final casualty counts yet unconfirmed and any alleged suspects remaining unidentified, already the usual suspects went in front of the camera clamoring for ever more impositions on the liberty and privacy […]


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Tax Freedom Day 2013

by John Watts Yesterday, April 18, 2013 was Tax Freedom Day – the day of the year when Americans start working for themselves instead of their federal, state, and local governments. As explained by the Tax Foundation: “Tax Freedom Day is the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay […]


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More States Pursuing Hard Money

By: David Heacock A couple weeks ago, we saw Texas propose an initiative to move their gold from the Federal Reserve in New York City to a newly founded state bullion depository. Consideration of such a policy shows that the actions of the Fed have caused some legislatures to work to gain independence from the […]


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Beware of “benign” gun control legislation

By John Watts Don’t allow the punditry to fool you – serious gun control efforts have not lost momentum. Legislative efforts to restrict Americans from possessing firearms are not dead by any stretch of the imagination. Predictably, a few senate Republicans have bowed to the conventional narrative that something needs to be done about gun […]


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Texas Looks to Reclaim its Gold

By: David Heacock While Cyprus and other EU countries plunder their citizens’ bank accounts, the state of Texas seems to be making an unprecedented move towards insuring the wealth of its people. A Texas lawmaker recently announced legislation to claim the state’s gold from the Federal Reserve in New York and store it in a newly […]


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