Officially, U.S. debt stands at more than $17 trillion. In reality, it is many times more. The cost of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq may be more than $6 trillion. President Barack Obama’s illegal invasion of Libya cost at least a billion dollars and left that country devastated. The costs of U.S. regime […]
Last week Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel proposed an additional 40,000 reduction in active duty U.S. Army personnel, down to 450,000 soldiers. As U.S. troops are being withdrawn from the recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, it might make sense to reduce not only the active duty military but the entire military budget. However, from the […]
No one can be elected President of the United States without compromising his ideals at various points along the pathway leading to the White House. How much compromise will conservatives tolerate?
The bison experience shows us that not only are governments often responsible for putting many species in danger in the first place, but that their efforts at species preservation cannot match the success of private ownership.
Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that all States should extend voting rights to felons, ending restrictions he believes are nothing but vestiges of Reconstruction-era racial discrimination against black Americans.
President Barack Obama has launched into a full-scale public relations campaign to get the Nation on board for a government-backed closing of the wealth gap — one that can be accomplished only by a wholesale redistribution of private wealth.
Snow is no joke in the Deep South. Because of that, I would encourage my fellow Southerners to build a winter survival kit to keep in the car. In fact, I would encourage everyone to do so, because you just never know what’s going to happen.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and other ranking Obama Administration officials lied about what happened in Benghazi on Sept. 11, 2012. There is now no doubt that the initial lies and the results of the Senate’s recently released report on the terror attacks are a well-planned smokescreen to protect Hillary 2016.
The progressive left’s solipsistic monopoly on all things equitable and virtuous was in full swing over the weekend, as Health and Human Services Director Kathleen Sebelius rode piggyback on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in order to make a not-so-subtle association between the civil rights leader and ideological support for Obamacare.
This essay, written by Patrick Barron, was originally published by the Ludwig von Mises Institute on Jan. 13. Hyperinflation leads to the complete breakdown in the demand for a currency, which means simply that no one wishes to hold it. Everyone wants to get rid of that kind of money as fast as possible. Prices, […]