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The Great Thanksgiving Hoax

U.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog11/23/2016

In the early years, the pilgrims of Plymouth Colony had little to be thankful for until they gave up on dreams of utopia and turned to markets instead.

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Let's Expand the Electoral College

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/22/2016

Why stop with Presidential elections? A win in a nationwide electoral college should also be required for tax increases and a myriad of other laws.

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Food-Stamp Growth May Be Behind the Midwest's Flip to Trump

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/21/2016

There are some big differences between states when it comes to how much food-stamp use has increased, and it's likely a factor in the 2016 election.

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An "Anti-Establishment" Trump Would Pardon Edward Snowden

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/16/2016

If Trump really wants to strike a blow against the Washington establishment, he will pardon Edward Snowden.

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Secede and Decentralize: An Open Letter to Clinton Supporters

Decentralization and SecessionStrategyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/13/2016

If Trump haters want to protect their agenda in their communities, decentralization and secession are great ways to do it.

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Why Some "Flyover States" Switched to Trump

Money and BanksU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog11/11/2016

There's a growing divergence between income growth in states with large financial centers — and the old "main street" economies.

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26 Percent of Eligible Voters Voted for Trump

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/09/2016

Trump's upset win provides no mandate and does not translate into any general approval for the candidate's agenda.

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The Government Won't Make America Great Again

U.S. HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog11/09/2016

America's success stems from its limitation of state power. Unfortunately, it's not clear that Donald Trump realizes this.

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The Trouble With Politics

U.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

If my repeated insistence that I do not consent, is insufficient to indicate my lack of consent, then what kind of crazy moral system is this?

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"The Will of the People" Is a Myth

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/07/2016

Candidates rarely win votes from more than a small fraction of the population, and yet this meager performance is said to be a "mandate."

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