Jeffrey A. Tucker

As of 2016, Jeffrey A. Tucker is Chief Liberty Officer (CLO) of and Director for Digital Development of the Foundation for Economic Education. Tucker is also an adjunct scholar with the Mackinac Center for Public Policy and an Acton Institute associate.

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  • July 1996

    Who Are the Freemen?

    It is clear why Ralph Clark, the leader of the Freemen, had the notion that he could run a monetary system better than the government has. Mr. Clark is himself a victim of a federal money machine and the business cycle it generated some 15 years ago.

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  • May 1996

    Crime and Moonshine

    The jurors who tried the 14-year-old black boy who shot and killed three widows last year, one of them my own dear neighbor, found him guilty and gave him several life terms. By law, he got the maximum.

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  • January 1996

    Who Are the Taxers?

    Never say Republicans can't learn. After losing the presidency in 1992 on the tax issue, they now use euphemisms for their tax hikes and hide the increases with new and improved fiscal gimmickry.

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  • November 1995

    The Truly Dangerous Snakes

    Someone must have put a snake on a fence, because it's raining for the first time in weeks. Jerry the Barber knows what causes weather changes, and if you are fortunate enough to count yourself among his clientele, he'll explain it.

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  • November 1995

    The Mexican Bailout

    The Mexican bailout was a bipartisan scheme, meaning that its details were kept shrouded in secrecy. The White House and the congressional leadership conspired with the banking industry, and Alan Greenspan even telephoned Rush Limbaugh and ordered him to support it.

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