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Trump Wants Obama-Style Monetary Policy

By: Mike Maharrey President Trump wants the Federal Reserve to relaunch Obama-era monetary stimulus. That means inflation. Trump started ratcheting up criticism of Federal Reserve monetary policy months ago. As ...

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Gun Control, the Dick Act of 1903, Bills of Attainder & Ex Post Facto Laws

by Publius Huldah The latest round of rubbish flooding our in boxes is an ignorant rant claiming that the Dick Act of 1903 (which the purveyors of rubbish claim respects ...

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The Green Bad Deal

by Ron Paul The recently-proposed Green New Deal is proof that climate change is for progressive Democrats what terrorism is for neoconservative Republicans: a ready-made excuse to expand government and ...

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How to Rebalance Power Between Congress and the Executive Branch

by James R. Rogers Ben Peterson, an occasional contributor to L&L, discusses the interplay between constitutional norms and institutions at National Affairs. I style the takeaway point as this: interests ...

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Minnesota Committee Passes Bill to Reform Asset Forfeiture Laws, Opt Out of Federal Equitable Sharing Program

By: Mike Maharrey ST PAUL, Minn. (March 27, 2019) – A bill moving through the Minnesota House would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws to require a criminal conviction in most ...

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The Next Step in Social Security’s Ponzi Scheme

by Gary M. Galles, Mises Institute On January 30, Rep. John Larson and 200 Democratic co-sponsors introduced the Social Security 2100 Act. Portrayed as giving retirees long-overdue benefit increases, it ...

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Separation of Powers Act Introduced in U.S. Senate

The Separation of Powers Act stops bureaucrats from dictating to judges how to interpret laws passed by Congress and their own regulations. WASHINGTON – Republican U.S. Sens. Chuck Grassley of ...

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Why Media Has Become a Tool of the Political Complex

March 25, 2019 Bureaucracy / Press / Propaganda 0

by KrisAnne Hall, JD Over the years the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) has been used as a Trojan horse to unload dangerous legislation on America people.  The subject of this ...

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Donald Trump signs executive order promoting free speech on college campus

Here are the Constitutional uses of Executive Orders: To enforce Constitutional laws passed by congressTo NOT enforce unconstitutional laws passed by congressGeneral Housekeeping in the Executive BranchExecutive orders are to ...

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Decentralization and the Common Good: A Conversation with Andy Smarick

by Andy Smarick Andy Smarick joins us to discuss how Friedrich Hayek’s scholarship on the evolved nature of liberty and the principle of subsidiarity can undergird political decentralization and produce ...

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