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Liberty Newswire 8/2/11

[The Liberty Insight Newswire is an aggregation of what we consider to be important financial and political news and commentary from across the web.] This week’s special “Debt Ceiling Debacle” edition of the newswire features some excellent articles and clips … Continue reading

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Liberty Newswire 7/25/2011

[The Liberty Insight Newswire is an aggregation of what we consider to be important financial and political news and commentary from across the web.] This week’s newswire features more kicking the can down the road, the world’s largest hedge fund … Continue reading

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An Investment for the Average Joe that Yields 16%, After Tax, Guaranteed, with Zero Risk!!!

Upon reading that title, your first instinct should be to run away as fast as possible. All investments have risk and nothing is guaranteed, especially a return that crushes the stock market. But please bear with me as I do … Continue reading

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Liberty Newswire 6/29/11

[The Liberty Insight Newswire is an aggregation of what we consider to be important financial and political news and commentary from across the web.] The articles in this weeks newswire show that “it’s worse than we think.” Whether it’s the … Continue reading

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Chart of the Week – Education Spending

The chart below, from the Cato Institute, shows how massive increases in federal spending on education have done nothing to improve education results since 1970. Should we be surprised? When people discuss our public school system, the discussion usually hinges … Continue reading

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New Liberty Insight Page About Money

What is money? Money is one half of every transaction in our economy, yet most Americans don’t have a full understanding of what money is, where it comes from, and what gives it value. Even fewer people understand how our … Continue reading

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What if OPEC Nations Demanded Gold for Oil?

Why did we invade Libya? The official reason is that Gaddafi was murdering his own people so we had to stop him. Perhaps, but so are dictators in a number of other countries. Many skeptics of the official story believe … Continue reading

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State of the Economy- Spring 2011

[Authors note: This paper is not intended only for those who invest in the stock market or are interested in economics. It is intended for anyone who works for a paycheck, supports a family, or just cares about their future … Continue reading

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What Does a Libertarian City Look Like?

Most people just assume that certain public functions such as building roads, managing parks and collecting trash need to be handled by the government. ┬áLibertarians believe that private companies competing for business are more efficient and cost effective than government … Continue reading

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Chart(s) of the Week – Incarceration Rates

Land of the Free? America was founded on freedom, liberty and justice. So why is it that we lock up more of our citizens per capita than any other county in the world? Are Americans just inherently criminals? Australia was … Continue reading

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