Tag Archives: confiscation

0371 pc306 Afghanistan 1991 to 2002

Today Ben talks about the rise and fall of the Taliban, and how poppy production and price manipulations backfired. Continue reading

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0369 pc304 Clearing The Phlegm

Government gets like phlegm. Revolution is just a cough that lets the State clear its throat, and then bark more orders. Continue reading

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0368 pc303 Foundational Presuppositions of Statism

Today Ben talks about the foundational presuppositions of statism and how the slaughter of civilians, however brutal, is justified. Continue reading

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0367 pc302 Interview With Stephan Kinsella

Today Ben talks to author and practicing attorney Stephan Kinsella, about IP law, the inefficiencies of government and the efficiency of tyranny. Continue reading

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0366 pc301 A Lifetime of Lies

Ben walks through some of the lies told by US presidents just during his lifetime, from 1960 to 1975, with some bonus material on Ronald Reagan. Continue reading

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0364 pc299 A Flaw of Consequentialism

Sun Tzu taught us to know our enemy and know our self, but if we don’t even understand there is an enemy we have no hope of victory. Continue reading

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0363 pc298 Jeffrey Tucker on Bitcoins and Their Impact

Today Ben talks to Jeffrey Tucker about Bitcoins, bubbles, deflation, open source, and using the market to defeat the State. Continue reading

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0362 pc297 One View of Public Goods

Today Ben talks about public goods, why we don’t need to reinvent the wheel, and what happens when you try to arrive at a conclusion based on a false premise. Continue reading

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0361 pc296 Our PBS Telethon and Afghan Poppies

Telethon day at Bad Quaker, but before Ben talks about cool stuff like drugs, wars, and Ronald Reagan, Big Bird will strangle Elmo for your listening pleasure. Continue reading

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0360 pc295 Interview With Mark Thornton

Today Ben talks to Mark Thornton of the Mises Institute about Bitcoins, fiat greenbacks, the Federal Reserve, and The Iron Law of Prohibition. Continue reading

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