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It Was 20 Years Ago But the Iraq War Folly Could Be Our Fate

FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2023

It is not true that the legislator has an absolute power over our persons and our property since they pre-exist him, and his task is to surround them with guarantees.

It is not true that the function of the law is to regulate our consciences, our ideas, our wills, our education, our opinions, our work, our trade, our talents, our recreation.

Its function is to prevent the rights of one person from interfering with rights of another in any of these matters.
Frédéric Bastiat, The Law” [1850]


March 17, 2023

Separate Money and the State
The United States once had the finest monetary system in history. It was a system that the U.S. Constitution established. It was a system in which the official money of the United States consisted of gold coins and silver coins. We often hear that the “gold standard” was a system in which paper money was “backed by gold.” Nothing could be further from the truth….

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