Government


The Shutdown and the Rollout

The Shutdown and the Rollout

Here is a quick pop quiz. Which presented more harm to human life and personal freedom: the four-week partial shutdown of the federal government last month or the rollout of Obamacare this month? Obamacare is the greatest single expansion of federal regulatory...
Ideas Can Overthrow Regimes

Ideas Can Overthrow Regimes

by Robert Murphy, Mises.org The political upheaval in the Middle East underscores one of the most profound aspects of Ludwig von Mises’s worldview: all governments ultimately rely on the consent of the governed. Although the claim at first sounds preposterous...
A Raging Bull

A Raging Bull

by Michael Maharrey Late one evening, a DEA agent shows up on at the doorstep of a farmhouse in south central Kentucky. He pounds on the door impatiently, waits about 15 seconds and pounds again. Growing more agitated, he shakes the screen door, turns in a circle and...