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Bourbon for Breakfast: Living Outside the Statist Quo

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Bourbon for Breakfast: Living Outside the Statist Quo
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Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute
ISBN/ASIN: 1933550899
ISBN-13: 9781933550893
Number of pages: 364

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The state makes a mess of everything it touches, argues Jeffrey Tucker in Bourbon for Breakfast. Perhaps the biggest mess it makes is in our minds. Its pervasive interventions in every sector affect the functioning of society in so many ways, we are likely to intellectually adapt rather than fight. Tucker proposes another path: see how the state has distorted daily life, rethink how things would work without the state, and fight against the intervention in every way that is permitted.

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