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War on ‘Fake News’ Part of a War on Free Speech

rp weekly buttonA major threat to liberty is the assault on the right to discuss political issues, seek out alternative information sources, and promote dissenting ideas and causes such as non-interventionism in foreign and domestic affairs. If this ongoing assault on free speech succeeds, then all of our liberties are endangered.


The Most Dangerous Addiction of Them All: Entitlements

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All addictions — whether to drugs, alcohol, gambling, sex or cigarettes — are very hard to escape.

US Running Out of Places to Borrow

As the federal debt has gone from astounding to unbelievable to incomprehensible, a new problem has emerged: The US government is actually running out of places to borrow.

A Reminder: What Insurance Is

"Elections have consequences," outgoing US president Barack Obama once told Republican congressional leaders, and "I won." He was right. One consequence of the 2016 election, in which the Republican Party maintained its House and Senate majorities and got a president of their own party, is the near-certain, near-future repeal of the Affordable Care Act, aka "ObamaCare."

Perceptions Are That Trump's Policies Are Working

baronePerceptions matter. People make decisions, even life-altering decisions, based on what they perceive as likely to happen. To the extent that public policy affects such decisions, the perception of likely policy change can affect behavior even before the change happens — even if it ends up never happening.

McCain versus Paul: The New Red Scare Masks US Foreign Policy Insanity

On March 15, US Senator John McCain (R-AZ) revealed just how ridiculous the American political establishment's reliance on Vladimir Putin as boogeyman has become.

Obamacare Repeal or Obamacare 2.0?

ronpaulflagThis Thursday, the House of Representatives will vote on a Republican bill that supposedly repeals Obamacare. However, the bill retains Obamacare’s most destructive features.