By Michael Maharrey Putting decentralization into practice was the overriding theme that came out of a recent interview I did with Nick Hankoff on his show “Come Home America.” Nick and I discussed recent efforts at the state level to end the enforcement of federal gun control. We also talked about the silver market as the so-called Reddit Raiders turned their eyes toward … [Read more...] about Putting Decentralization Into Practice
By Gary Galles California’s government has become infamous for abusing its citizens, from steep taxation to burdensome regulations to arbitrary covid impositions. But less noticed is how it is also trying to abuse other Americans as well. As reported in a December 28 Los Angeles Times editorial, the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA), which … [Read more...] about California Now Wants to Tax People Who Live in Other States, Too
By Sam Bocetta Did you ever think that there would come a time when going to work or meeting with consenting individuals would be acts punishable under the law? Or if going to a grocery store or something as basic as getting a haircut would be forbidden by the authorities? To say that the coronavirus has changed the world as we knew it is an understatement. It has made … [Read more...] about Why Everyone is Vulnerable When the Government Determines the Essentialness of Someone’s Livelihood
By Kerry McDonald Halloween is creepy this year and it has nothing to do with the costumes and face paint. Several cities and counties have placed an outright ban on children’s trick-or-treating due to COVID-19 fears, while others are strongly urging families to forgo the practice. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises individuals and families to … [Read more...] about Trick-or-Treating Bans Are the Scariest Part of Halloween in 2020
By Robert E. Wright While presumed experts in Washington look for data that will justify reopening the economy, the third branch of government, the judiciary, has hardly been mentioned in the crisis to date but could play a key role in breaking any political stalemate. So my spirits soared when I saw a partial headline reading “Coronavirus: Battle Breaks Out As Beach … [Read more...] about Why Aren’t Americans Suing Their Way Out of Lockdown?