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Laissez FaireWhy the Fed Has Declared War on Your Money

Peter Ferrara

The value of the US dollar has been steadily declining for nearly a century. Thanks to Nixon, Greenspan and a slew of other "leaders" the poor greenback is a sad shell of its former self. But there is a way to reverse this trend, and restore it to its former glory... if only those in power were willing to do it. Peter Ferrara explains...


How You’re Attracting Unwanted Government Attention

Mike Leahy

The NSA will tell you their surveillance programs protect you and the country from terrorists who seek to do you harm. But when you get past their talking points and prepackaged press statements, you'll find their search for enemies covers more people than you'd imagine. Mike Leahy explains...


Laissez FaireHow Bitcoin Can Simplify Your Dinner Plans

Jeffrey Tucker

The best use of a new technology is to solve an old problem you never gave much thought to. It's these problems that become so common, people naturally come to accept them. Now Bitcoin is doing just that, by helping to solve some of the simplest (and most common) problems people face... like splitting a dinner bill. Jeffrey Tucker explains...


Laissez FaireA Graceful Way Around Obamacare Mandates

Jud Anglin

Real health care reform isn't going to come in the form of laws, rules, and regulations. It's going to come from people looking to do things differently and find savings where none previously existed. And that means developing new technology that expands medical coverage. Now if only government got out of the way...


Winners and Losers in the Battle of Economic Stupidity

Douglas French

A lot of people are buying to a lot of bad ideas right now, based on faulty logic or blindly following a political agenda. But if you ask the right questions, you can expose these ideas, as well as the people who support them, and show how silly (and stupid) they really are. Thankfully, one man has been doing just that for decades. Doug French explains...


Disruptive Innovation Will Change How You View Obamacare

Greg Beato

The Affordable Care Act dumped 2,000 pages of regulations into the health care sector, stifling any innovation that could have brought about real cost savings. But even with these obstacles, there are still people looking for ways to do things better and at a lower cost. These new technologies could be the key to fixing health care in America...


Protect Yourself from the Crony Capitalists

Richard Ebeling

Capitalism has become a dirty word in America. But that's only because the current form of capitalism being practiced in the U.S. is a corrupt version of what the Founding Fathers had in mind... It's now something wholly unrecognizable and far more dangerous than what any of them had in mind. Richard Ebeling explains...


A Bastardized Capitalism that’s Threatening Your Wealth

Richard Ebeling

The U.S. was built around the ideas of freedom, free markets, and capitalism. But somewhere along the way, those ideas have been corrupted by people who think they can make a better world. And they'll stop at nothing to achieve their goals, regardless of how misguided they are. Richard Ebeling explains...


A Magic Wallet that Saves Consumers $43 Billion Per Year

Dominic Frisby

Bitcoin was supposed to be a fad. Just a strange currency making headlines on the Internet. Detractors said there was no way it would last, let alone threaten the government controlled money monopoly. But it's still going strong. And every day more and more people discover it... and the billions of dollars they could save using it. Read on...


A Debate that Could Destroy Your Dream of Homeownership

Richard Osborne

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac... Two organizations that epitomize the corrupt relationship between the public and private sectors. And while the 2008 financial crisis wiped out some truly terrible companies, Fannie and Freddie are still kicking. But that's nothing compared to what they're about to become. Richard Osborne explains...