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Government laws create market distortions that are hard to undo.

How the Government Creates Market Distortions and Why It's Bad for the Economy

Laws passed by government naturally create incentives for certain types of behavior and disincentives for others. For example, federal credits for solar panels have created booming solar energy businesses. But if the federal government were […]

Odd Circumstances in Rash of Banker Deaths Hint at Big Problems in Financial Industry

Odd Circumstances in Rash of Banker Deaths Hint at Big Problems in Financial Industry

You may have heard about the rash of nine banker and financial-related deaths over the past few months. The CEO of a Bitcoin exchange, a title-services President, and investment bankers in Europe, Asia and the […]

Is Obama's "MyRA" Merely a Vehicle to Defraud Americans?

Is Obama's "MyRA" Merely a Vehicle to Defraud Americans?

President Obama unveiled a new retirement account in his State of the Union address called the “MyRA.” He said it was part of his pledge to help financially strapped American households. At first glance it’s […]

Chicago ban on gun sales unconstitutional, says judge

Chicago ban on gun sales unconstitutional, says judge

A federal district court judge ruled Monday that the City of Chicago’s ban on firearm sales is unconstitutional, a ruling made possible by three court victories attained by the Bellevue-based Second Amendment Foundation. U.S. District […]

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