By Anthony Gregory | Tuesday March 30, 2010 at 12:46 PM PDT | 71 Comments
At the close of World War I, the federal government created the General Intelligence Division, an agency that eventually morphed into the modern FBI. One of GID’s main tasks was to compile a list of hundreds of thousands of radicals—socialists, anarchists, labor activists and antiwar agitators. Thousands were arrested for being suspected Communists. Hundreds...
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Tags: Civil Liberties, Surveillance, Terrorism, The State, Weapons
By Robert Higgs | at 9:39 AM PDT | 19 Comments
A few days ago, via e-mail correspondence, I answered some queries about the new health-care-insurance law put to me by Marina Galisova, a reporter for the Slovak weekly magazine Tyzden. It seems that this interview has formed the topic of an article in the magazine, although I cannot be sure because I cannot read Slovak. In...
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Tags: Business, Canadian health system, Corporatism, Economics, Government subsidies, health care mandates, health insurance, Healthcare, healthcare reform, Insurance, Liberty, Personal Liberty, Politics, pre-existing condition, Regulation, Ron Paul, The State, third-party payer, Tyzden