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Freedom News Digest: December 16, 2022 Christmas and the Welfare-Warfare State

By pursuing his own interest he frequently promotes that of the society more effectually than when he really intends to promote it. I have never known much good done by those who affected to trade for the public good.
Adam Smith,
An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations [1776]


December 15, 2022

The Fed’s Destructive Guessing Game
As expected, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates by half a point yesterday. It was a drop from the .75 point rate increases that the Fed has been implementing for the past several months.  A big reason the Fed is going slower is the longstanding fear among Fed officials of bringing about another Great Depression by raising interest rates too high and …

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Free Trade Is a Human Right
by Laurence M. Vance
Future of Freedom Foundation
Thumping Federal Censors
by James Bovard with Rich Zeoli
The Leftist Capture of Journalism Continues Apace
by George Leef
National Review
Bill of Rights: The Ignored History of Why it Exists
by Michael Boldin
Tenth Amendment Center
How about Freeing the 35 Men at Guantánamo Bay?
by LZ Granderson
Los Angeles Times
Spreading the Light of Liberty
by Jacob G. Hornberger
Future of Freedom Foundation
TGIF: The State Fuels Identity Politics
by Sheldon Richman
Free Association
Communicating Economics to Young People
by Donald J. Boudreaux
US Patriot Missiles To Ukraine: Game-Changer Or Nuclear War?
by Ron Paul and Daniel McAdams
Ron Paul Institute
The Yemen Yes-Men Ride Again
by Thomas Knapp
Garrison Center


Christmas and the Welfare-Warfare State
by Jacob G. Hornberger
Given that it’s Christmas time, let’s contemplate life without a transfer society or an interventionist foreign policy. Go …
The Surveillance State Is Making a List, and You’re On It
by John W. Whitehead
You’d better watch out—you’d better not pout—you’d better not cry—‘cos I’m telling you why: this Christmas, it’s the Surveillance State…
When Will Congress Admit Its Mistakes?
by Laurence M. Vance
“I was wrong,” says a group of New York Times opinion writers. “Eight Times Opinion columnists revisit their incorrect predictions…
The Constitution Has Already Been Terminated
by John W. Whitehead
If there is one point on which there should be no political parsing, no legal jockeying, and no disagreement, it is this: for anyone to…
The Right to Discriminate
by Jacob G. Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling
How should the Supreme Court rule in the case of a website designer who does not want …
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