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Decentralize the Elections

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/04/2016

The federal government is using the threat of foreign hackers as an excuse to further nationalize elections in the United States.

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Trump vs. Clinton? Support A Better Fall Campaign

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog09/26/2016

Politics is war by other means. And war claims victims. War has winners and losers. Most of all, war has profiteers

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Equality and The American Democrat

U.S. HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog09/09/2016

James Fenimore Cooper, America's first national novelist, saw real danger from the impulse toward majority rule as a panacea for every complaint.

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Cronyism: Government, the AMA, and Med Schools

HealthU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog09/07/2016

For decades, governments have been manipulating our views of what medical schools are, and what they should be.

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Trump Is Half Right on the Military

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog09/07/2016

Trump claims to be more skeptical about foreign invasions. That is good. Unfortunately, he also wants to spend a lot more on the military.

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Nasty Politics and "Low-Information Voters" Are Nothing New

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog08/16/2016

Jon Grinspan's new book The Virgin Vote reminds us that democracy has no golden age of civil and well-reasoned electioneering.

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Election 2016: Liberty Loses No Matter Who Wins

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog08/16/2016

Many of the threats to liberty posed by this year's presidential candidates are due to the long history of supporting expanded presidential power.

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Coca-Cola, Cronyism, and the War on Drugs

Corporate WelfareU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog08/08/2016

Coca-Cola still uses components of the cocaine-producing coca leaf in its production today in a partnership with big pharma and government cronies.

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Rothbard's Libertarian Look at the Sixties

StrategyU.S. History

Blog08/03/2016

NEW BOOK. For Rothbard, libertarianism was not an intellectual parlor game, it was a banner that was meant to be carried into battle.

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Decentralize the Military: Why We Need Independent Militias

The Police StateU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

Blog07/29/2016

A "well-regulated militia," controlled by the states, was once considered essential to providing a counterweight against federal power.

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