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Economic Liberty Lecture Series: Edward H. Crane

Thursday, October 24, 2013 Speaker: Edward H. CraneGeorge Mason University 5:30 PM - 7:30 AM ECONOMIC LIBERTY LECTURE SERIES Dinner, Lecture, and Social Hour PLACE: George Mason University – Johnson Center 333 TIME: 5:30 pm – Pizza 6:00 pm – Talk with Q&A 8:00 pm – Social hour at Brion’s Grille SPEAKER: Ed Crane is the founder and president emeritus of the Cato Institute. Under his leadership, the Cato ... [click for more]

Does Obama Have the Courage to Pursue Peace with Iran?

Settling the nuclear controversy with Iran peacefully will require courage on President Obama’s part. Does he have what it will take to resist those who prefer war? While Obama has yet to stake out a promising unequivocal position, if he does, the obstacles would remain formidable. The two biggest are the U.S. Congress and the Israeli government of Benjamin Netanyahu. Even ... [click for more]

The Real Problem with the Obamacare Mandates

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as the PPACA or Obamacare, became law on March 23, 2010. Passed along strict party lines, it has proven to be one of the most polarizing pieces of legislation ever passed. Some of those who initially supported the president’s health-care law are now some of its most vocal critics. Yet ... [click for more]

TGIF: Default Circus — er, Crisis — Averted?

“The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, most of them imaginary.” — H.L. Mencken Even the sagacious Mencken might be amazed by what’s happening these days. Wherever we look, there are hobgoblins. The latest is — insert [click for more]

Challenging the 911 Landlord Law

On September 19, a federal court in Philadelphia ruled on a challenge to the 911 Landlord Law in Norristown, Pennsylvania. The lawsuit had been brought by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and a local law firm on behalf of Lakisha Briggs. The ruling? A full trial on the challenge to the law can proceed. Such “911 Landlord ... [click for more]

Don’t Look for Grown-Ups in Government

With the government partially closed for over two weeks now and the debt-ceiling deadline upon us, the pundits are demanding that the “grown-ups in the room” finally put a stop to the childish goings-on in Washington. That would be nice — except there are no grown-ups in the room. If you seek evidence, just look around. Politicians, from President Barack ... [click for more]

From Articles of Confederation to Constitution (video)

On September 17, 2013, FFF vice president and editor Sheldon Richman spoke at an event co-hosted by the University of Oklahoma Young Americans for Liberty and the Oklahoma University Students for a Stateless Society. Sheldon's talk was entitled "From Articles of Confederation to Constitution: Retreat for Liberty?" [click for more]
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