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Freedom News Digest: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2022 From Totalitarian Paranoia to Authoritarian Madness

I suspect the “Long 19th Century,” from about 1776-1914, will be looked back on as a golden age, a peak of civilization, when the individual was ascendant, the state was under control, free-market capitalism was lauded, and progress seemed natural and inevitable. Technology has improved since then, but it’s a mistake to conflate technological progress with moral progress.
Doug Casey


December 29, 2022

My Favorite Period in History
My favorite period of history is the United States in the years 1870-1915.  Why? Because it is the freest period in the history of man.  Was it a libertarian panacea? Nope. There were, in fact, infringements on liberty, such as the violation of women’s rights, the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1870, compulsory school-attendance laws in Massachusetts, and others.  But in …

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From Totalitarian Paranoia to Authoritarian Madness
by John W. Whitehead
Future of Freedom Foundation
Searching for Monsters around the Globe
by Andrew P. Napolitano
Washington Times
Zelensky’s Visit to Washington DC
by Kelley Vlahos with Scott Horton
The Scott Horton Show
Real ID Was a Real Mistake and Congress Should Scrap It at Last
by Jeff Jacoby
Boston Globe
Yes, Government Is A Business. No, You’re Not The Customer.
by Thomas L. Knapp
Garrison Center
Spreading the Light of Liberty
by Jacob G. Hornberger
Future of Freedom Foundation
Time to Revive the 1995 Act that Called for Abolishing the CIA
by John Kiriakou
Covert Action Magazine
The Government’s Assault on Law-Abiding Gun Owners Continues
by Jim Nelles
Washington Examiner
Not Enough Pizza
by Michael Munger
Lawsuit Over JFK Documents
by Jefferson Morley
Wall Street Window


Monetary Freedom Instead of Central Banking
by Richard M. Ebeling
The United States and most of the rest of the world are, once again, in the midst of an inflationary crisis. Prices in general …
Santa Claus and the Federal Government
by Jacob G. Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling
What is the relationship between Santa Claus and the government? FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Citadel …
How We Got a National-Security Police State, Part 1
by Jacob G. Hornberger
The biggest mistake America has ever made since the inception of our country was the conversion of …
Free Trade Is a Human Right
by Laurence M. Vance
Did the United States really give China $309 billion this year? Some conservatives think so. Now, it is certainly true, as conservatives regularly point out, …
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 …
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