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Is Forced Military Service Good for the Economy?

Conscription, also known as “the draft,” is typically justified with appeals to values like partriotism, public service, and “sharing the burden.”That’s in peacetime. In times...

Why Is the Euro Still Gaining Against the Dollar?

The primary purposes of the incorrectly named “unconventional monetary policies” are to debase the currency, stoke inflation, and make exports more competitive. Printing money...

Why Presidents Campaign On Peace But Rule By War

If the United States government continues as it does today, bestriding the narrow world like a colossus, it will be stabbed through the heart by...

The Government Debt Paradox: Pick Your Poison

Lasting Debt“Rule one: Never allow a crisis to go to waste,” said President Obama’s Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel in November of 2008.  “They are opportunities...

The Dangerous Decline Of U.S. Hegemony

The bigger picture behind Official Washington’s hysteria over Russia, Syria and North Korea is the image of a decaying but dangerous American hegemon resisting...

World’s Most Powerful Bank Issues As Major Warning

In 1869, a 48-year old Jewish immigrant from the tiny village of Trappstadt in Germany’s Bavaria region hung a shingle outside of his small...

Pat Buchanan Asks “Should Japan And South Korea Go Nuclear?”

By setting off a 100-kiloton bomb, after firing a missile over Japan, Kim Jong Un has gotten the world’s attention.What else does he want?Almost...

World War 3? The United States And North Korea Stand On The Brink Of...

  After North Korea successfully tested a hydrogen bomb on Sunday, U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis warned that the United States is more than...

Professor Explains Why We Can’t Pre-emptively Strike North Korea

Following North Korea’s recent missile test, which ominously flew over Japan, the specter of war with the hotheaded nation was raised once again.As time goes...

Brandon Smith: “Sorry, Joe Biden – The ‘Soul’ Of America Is Conservative”

Some political figures truly embody the classic role of the divider; their purpose seems to be to agitate and provoke, to instigate conflict rather...

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