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Freedom

Ron Paul Grades President Trump’s Speech: A- for Goals, F for Methods

Ron Paul analyzes President Trump’s first speech before Congress from a Libertarian perspective and gives him an A- grade for his goals but an F for his methods to achieve them. For example, Trump wants to spend $1 trillion on infrastructure, but there is no money available for that, so it is likely that he will depend on the Federal Reserves to simply print it, leading to more debt and inflation. Paul said that cutting corporate taxes is a great idea, but that spending must also be cut, otherwise, there will be disaster. One of the primary purposes of a just state is to protect liberty, and Paul was disappointed that Trump did not mention liberty in his speech. […]

Health

The Obamacare Secret Pricing Swindle

All plans to amend, repeal or replace Obamacare are based on the false idea that there is an insurance problem when the real problem is billing. Healthcare pricing is based on how much can be extracted from an individual or an insurance company, so prices fluctuate widely. People cannot shop for a better price because price comparison is prohibited. In fact, pricing is considered to be a trade secret that is protected by law. […]