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¡Victorias del cannabis!

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Hubo tres victorias importantes relacionadas con el cannabis, es decir, la marihuana, la legalización y solo la medida más radical fracasó.
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Cannabis Victories!

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There were three important victories related to cannabis, i.e., marijuana, legalization and only the most radical measure failed.

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Brad DeLong Labels Bastiat a Modern Liberal

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In a recent blog post Professor J. Bradford DeLong encourages a new follower to read Bastiat because he is a good economist and a modern liberal.

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Johnson and Weld are Republicans Flying the Libertarian Banner

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Dr. Mark Thornton was interviewed by The Daily Caller about the political positions off Libertarian Gary Johnson's 2016 presidential campaign.

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Legal, Permitted, and Arrested

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Marijuana was legalized, the owners were permitted, and they asked the government to conduct a business inspection. Instead, the police busted them and stole all their stuff!

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A Boom Town Recession That Could Save Us All

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Recessions are good for an economy because they involve a resolution process, but a big recession for this boom town could be great for the world economy.

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News Flash: Uncle Sam is Bankrupt

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Secretary of the Treasury, Jack Lew, released the government's audited financial statement and it make Bernie Madoff's books look like Warren Buffet's financial statements!

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A Port in the War on Drugs Storm

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The port city Gloucester Massachusetts Chief of Police announced that he was no longer going to arrest hard drug addicts and that indeed his police force would now work to help drug addicts get help

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Narco-Submarine Carrying 8 Tons Of Cocaine

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How the war on drugs actually brings about less security and stability in the Western Hemisphere

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A Non-Libertarian Approach to Drug Legalization

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Mark Thornton presents to Young Americans for Liberty at Auburn University on 20 April 2019.
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