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Beware of Governments Bearing Tax Breaks

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Promises of tax relief are rarely genuine, and when they are, there are almost always hidden costs in the form of increased political entrepreneurship and the expansion of regulation.

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Lame-duck Congress Looking to Ban Online Gambling

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As more states consider legalizing online gambling, Republican Senators look for a new Federal ban.

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How FDR Politicized Thanksgiving

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No matter how hard it may be to avoid debating politics with family, be thankful that at least the holiday itself is no longer marred by partisanship.

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The Global Anti-Cash Axis Targets Australia

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The global war on cash is remarkably well coordinated. The Anti-Cash Axis eyes Australia next.

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Instead of Draining the Swamp, the GOP is Greasing the Wheels

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The Republican Congress considers eliminating the ban on earmarks now that they control the White House.

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Brad DeLong Labels Bastiat a Modern Liberal

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In a recent blog post Professor J. Bradford DeLong encourages a new follower to read Bastiat because he is a good economist and a modern liberal.

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Week in Review: November 12, 2016

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Will Donald Trump's election lead to a more laissez-faire regime? That remains to be seen.

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