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A Chance to Return to Free Market Agriculture

A Chance to Return to Free Market Agriculture

Congress has a unique opportunity to spend time without the pressure of various cliffs and shutdown deadlines to create a pathway to a more free-market-oriented agriculture policy over the next few years with the contentious 2014 farm bill out of the way.

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Govt Mandated Cakes Portend End of Free Market

Govt Mandated Cakes Portend End of Free Market

The recent battle over religious freedom in Indiana over their Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) has exposed the raw wound of the Left’s war on Christianity in America. But this deplorable event not only exposed the Left’s war on Christianity in America, but also the Left’s war on the free market in America.

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Profit and the Free Market

Profit and the Free Market

From Prager University and economist Walter E. Williams, something that most Americans used to understand almost instinctively: profit in the free market. Today, however, after several decades of dumbing-down by our “education” establishment and the “mainstream” media, and several decades of Marxist class envy indoctrination from those same institutions, this is nearly forgotten information that will come as a revelation to many.

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Videographers Drawn into the War on Marriage

A pair of Ohio videographers are getting a close-up of religious intolerance, thanks to a clash with local activists. Like a growing number of Americans, Courtney Schmackers is finding out firsthand what’s really behind the redefinition of marriage. Last month, the owner of Next Door Stories got what most Christian wedding vendors are starting to dread: an inquiry from a same-sex couple.

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Billionaires and Billions of Food Stamps

Billionaires and Billions of Food Stamps

The United States ranked second among new billionaires, contributing 57 new billionaires. Who is the most famous rookie on the billionaires list? Michael Jordan, just doing it! Just under 23 million households or 46 ½ million persons rely on food stamps. Twenty percent of American youth are now dependent on food stamps.

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Net Neutrality Wakeup Call for Obama Supporters

Net Neutrality Wakeup Call for Obama Supporters

President Obama’s famous pen and phone were hard at work last week, as he launched an attack on some of his closest allies. Using 80-year-old telecommunications law, the Federal Communications Commission, under what appears to be direct orders from the President, announced far-reaching rules to govern the Internet, effectively turning it into a public utility. Now, it seems as if some of the President’s left-wing Silicon Valley supporters are not amused.

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South Dakota Legislative Billwatch for Feb. 3, 2015

South Dakota Legislative Billwatch for Feb. 3, 2015

These are some of the important bills being considered today by the South Dakota Legislature. They include bills dealing with abortion, student privacy rights, government mandates on employers, concealed carry permits, over regulation, domestic abuse and the homosexual agenda, and tax increases.

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Dispelling Myths About the Free Market

Dispelling Myths About the Free Market

From Prager University and Arthur Brooks of the American Enterprise Institute, some good information to dispel five myths about capitalism and the free market. With the proliferation of Marxism from the Left, this is information you as a freedom advocate can use. Sadly, you’ll have to educate a lot of “Republicans” about these basic truths, too, since the “Republican” establishment has gone all-in (at least semi-covertly) for the embrace of anti-free market poison.

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The Success of Freedom Investing

The Success of Freedom Investing

The factors that produce better economies have been discovered and re-discovered multiple times throughout history. Planned and controlled economies cannot allocate resources efficiently. A centralized planner cannot know and respond to all of the signals as quickly as when the problem is crowd-sourced via the free market.

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The Delirious Happiness of Free Market Choice

The Delirious Happiness of Free Market Choice

In 2007, Malcolm Gladwell, author of “Blink” and “The Tipping Point,” gave a TED talk on psychophysicist Howard Moskowitz. According to Gladwell, Moskowitz has “done as much to make Americans happy as perhaps anyone over the last twenty years.” His work and subsequent fame was in the food science industry, but his findings have ramifications for almost every aspect of life.

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