Comparisons to Rome

Comparisons between the collapse of Rome and the senile polities of the West have become the journalistic norm.

Comparisons to Rome
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Stop comparing the West to Rome
Hysterical parallels mask our true weakness


Federal parliament apologises to Robodebt victims
The parliament has formally apologised to victims of the former government’s unlawful Robodebt scheme. However, the motion — which criticised former ministers — was opposed by the Coalition.
A Future Without Future Funds - The Centre for Independent Studies
In 1984, Milton Friedman reminded us that “there is nothing so permanent as a temporary Government program”. And so it …
Big Business Has Lost Its Voice In Debate On Economic Reform - IPA - The Voice For Freedom
CEOs today are more likely to adopt social causes than policy agendas and have opinions more in common with a typical cadet journalist at the ABC than with Milton Friedman.


Poland Doubles Border Guard On Fears Wagner Fighters Might ‘Infiltrate’
Additional 2,000 troops being deployed…
Tab Per US Household in Approved Aid to Ukraine Hits $900
Heritage Foundation budget expert Richard Stern breaks down the costs per U.S. household of congressionally approved aid to Ukraine.

Business, Finance & Investment

Visualizing the $105 Trillion World Economy in One Chart
How much does each country contribute to the $105 trillion world economy in 2023, and what nations are seeing their nominal GDPs shrink?
The Secret Creation Of Trust Fund Jobs For Status, Purpose, And Relevance
If you or your spouse are rich, consider creating a trust fund job. This way, you’ll gain more status, stay relevant, and deflect suspicions that you may be an unproductive member of society. The older I’ve gotten, the more I realize there are plenty of people with trust fund jobs idly passing their…
Deflation and economic growth now suggested by the U.S. Fed
Let me share some fresh insights affirming a view we have articulated since November last year: A recession is not inevitable, and 2023 could be a stellar year for stocks, particularly if deflation is accompanied by even anaemic economic growth. Reflecting upon the validating and impressive performa…


Student to receive $80k settlement after suing university for free speech violations
Maggie DeJong says Southern Illinois Univeristy punished her for expressing conservative views.
Why Gen Z Should Pursue Truth Instead Of ‘Self-Discovery’
Instead of seeking out what is real, college students let government and elite institutions validate our main character syndrome.
40+ Migrants DEAD, Ship Sinks, Open Borders Kill Again.
At least 41 migrants have died in another European mass drowning event, with a people-smuggling vessel carrying them from North Africa capsizing off the

Crypto & Blockchain

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CPI Release: Bitcoin And Crypto To See An Unexpected Boost?
In the wake of today’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) data release at 8:30 am EST (12:30 pm GMT), the Bitcoin and crypto market is poised on the edge of its seat.
Ethereum-Based Altcoin Showing Signs of Potential Breakout, Says Trader Who Nailed 2018 Bitcoin Bottom - The Daily Hodl
A closely followed crypto strategist says that one mid-cap altcoin looks poised to break out against Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and the US Dollar (USD).


This Superpower Will Give You An Advantage Over Almost Everyone | The Libertarian Institute
In 1987, a columnist at a small New Mexico newspaper discovered a story that would win her the 1994 Pulitzer Prize. How did she do this? She had a superpower. She actually read things. But, Patrick, you’re thinking to yourself, almost everyone can read. Yes, but do they actually do…

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