#142 The Church of Environmentalism

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#140 The IRS Targets the Proletariat

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#139 The Economics of Virtue Signaling

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#138 The Soul of a Nation

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#128 Limiting Urban Sprawl

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#125 Misinformation & Economic Competition

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#123 Name, Image, Likeness

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#121 The Inflation Tax

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#117 Economic Sanctions

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#116 The Resurgence of Socialism

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