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Freedom From Government: International Waters
Government & Taxation

Freedom From Government: International Waters

As a college freshman, I discovered the concept of “jurisdiction,” the fancy legal word describing where and how a particular law applies.  For instance, the government of Virginia does not ordinarily have jurisdiction over crimes committed in Utah (which is happy news for Utahans).  Governments will usually assert territorial jurisdiction beyond their beaches, but only … Continue reading

Owning Money: Is Inflation Good or Bad?
Government & Taxation / Money & Wealth

Owning Money: Is Inflation Good or Bad?

I admire Ron Paul.  He’s one of few modern Congresspersons to fearlessly stand up to Washington corruption and megalomania.  His book The Revolution was a courageous diatribe against ever growing federal government power, American military imperialism, and problems with private money issuance by the Federal Reserve.  However, he, like many well-intentioned pundits and leaders of … Continue reading