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The EnvironmentLegal SystemThe Police StatePolitical Theory
The Federal government likes to play both sides of the environmentalism debate in order to increase its own power.
Legal SystemMedia and CultureCalculation and Knowledge
The state at all levels is unable to legislate against intent despite its best efforts.
Big GovernmentLegal SystemInterventionism
Allow discrimination for anybody for any reason so that those who discriminate for the "wrong" reasons are naturally removed from the market.
Free MarketsLegal SystemMedia and Culture
Even if consumer protection regulation is motivated by good intentions, it inevitably undermines competition and consumer welfare.
Legal SystemThe Police StatePolitical Theory
Government policing is, after all, a government program. It should be treated accordingly.
Legal SystemThe Police StateU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory
Because policing is heavily subsidized by taxpayers, people call the police far more than they would otherwise.
Legal SystemThe Police StateInterventionism
Many encounters will police escalate to the point of violence because the list of criminal offenses is so long, and the penalties are so draconian.
Legal SystemThe Police StateU.S. History
There are two sets of rules that function in America. One set for the political class, and another set for everyone else.
Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory
This week has been marked by devastating illustrations of why so much of the public distrusts the institutions of the state.
Never constitutional, the FBI was formed to compete against more effective private agencies. It now functions to shield politicians from the law.