Ludwig von Mises

Exposing Our Lawless Central Bank

"...it is becoming increasing important - in our current age of 'non-traditional' monetary policy - to take note of the fact that central banks, and especially the Federal Reserve, are essentially unrestrained by law."

Civil Asset Forfeiture: Another Stealth Tax

When you're a government agency, asking for a tax increase is always a hassle. For the most part, taxpayers don't like taxes, and if asked if they want to pay more, they're likely to often say "no." Moreover, when public officials pass tax increases, they may face the wrath of taxpayers at the ballot box. For this reason, governments are always looking for ways to get revenue without having to use tax revenue.

The Cultural Consequences Of The Federal Reserve

"We become more materialistic than under a natural monetary system. We can’t just sit on our savings anymore, and we have to watch our investments constantly, and think about revenue constantly, because if it is not earning enough, we are actively getting poorer."

Less Than Zero: How The Fed Killed Saving

"...this is NOT accidental... In fact, it has happened so often throughout history that there's actually a playbook (for the government) when you get to this stage. It's called Financial Repression..."

The Economic School You've Never Heard Of

Mainstream economics is under heavy pressure. Consistently wrong policies and forecasts have damaged the field dubbed “the dismal science.” Almost all alternative economists are calling for more government involvement to “fix” the free market and make it work better. But there is one school of economics, once prevalent in academia until it was pushed into obscurity, that places the power to fix the world’s problems in the hands of the people.

Ludwig von Mises' Century Of Validation

Indeed, the results of government intervention are always the same.  Stagnation, inflation, declining living standards, and widespread social disorder.  No doubt, they’ll be repeated to insanity.

America's March To Default

Somehow, through all of this, our representatives are oblivious to what’s really going on; that the U.S. government is just months away from a possible default...

Debunking The Big Lie

There is no such thing as good monetary policy. There is no such thing as effective monetary policy, or monetary policy that does no harm. There are only the times when most people see no overt symptoms, when they don’t realize the damage being done.

Break Up The USA?

Some of our assumptions are so deeply embedded that we cannot perceive them ourselves...