BankNotes Archive – March 2017

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Own Your Debt

March 1, 2017

by Robert P. Murphy [The article was originally published in the July 2014 Edition of the Lara-Murphy Report] There are various ways of motivating the philosophy of Nelson Nash that he lays out in his classic book, Becoming Your Own Banker (BYOB). In this article I want to focus on … Read more

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Seven Reasons to Make Time to Read

March 1, 2017

by Chad Grills “Books are the training weights of the mind” –Seneca The most useful definition of technology I’ve heard is simply, “the ability to do more with less.” I think of books and reading as technologies. We only live one life, but through books, we can gain the wisdom … Read more

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The Broken Window

March 1, 2017

by Frederic Bastiat Have you ever witnessed the anger of the good shopkeeper, James B., when his careless son happened to break a square of glass? If you have been present at such a scene, you will most assuredly bear witness to the fact, that every one of the spectators, … Read more

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Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations

March 1, 2017

by Scott Powell On day one, President Trump surprised business leaders gathered at the White House, declaring US regulations “out of control” and “in need of 75% or more reduction.” A week later, he boldly signed an executive order requiring repeal of two old rules for every new one that … Read more

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The Goal of Socialists Is Socialism —Not Prosperity

March 1, 2017

by William L. Anderson About 40 years ago, economist Bruce Yandle went to Washington to work for the Council on Wage and Price Stability, ready to apply his knowledge of economics and educate his fellow workers. After all, he reminisces, one eye-rolling, head-scratching decision after another was coming from government … Read more

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Break Up the USA

March 1, 2017

Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. Some of our assumptions are so deeply embedded that we cannot perceive them ourselves. Case in point: everyone takes for granted that it’s normal for a country of 320 million to be dictated to by a single central authority. The only debate we’re permitted to have … Read more

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Abolish the One-Man Presidency

March 1, 2017

by Ryan McMaken Last month, when President Trump issued his executive order banning refugees and visa holders from seven countries, the acting Attorney General Sally Yates refused to enforce the orders. In response, conservatives at National Review issued an unsigned editorial reminding the reader that It is a very simple … Read more

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VISION – Chapter 21 – REFLECTIONS ON PRAISE AND CRITICISM

March 1, 2017

By Leonard E. Read n Heav’n’s disposing pow’r events unite, Nor aught can happen wrong to him who acts aright. -HENRY BROOKE The appropriate method for advancing the freedom way of life is, unquestionably, to live and explain the right way—emphasize the positive—rather than to denounce the count­less ways of … Read more

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