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U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory
Some people seem to think the Constitution of 1787 is pretty much the same thing as the Declaration of Independence. They're wrong.
Since the Revolution was a people's war, the extent of mass participation in the militia and committees led necessarily to a democratizing of suffrage in the new governments.
U.S. HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory
When I was a kid, I loved Independence Day. Now it just makes me sad.
Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking
During Friday's bloodbath a CNBC anchor lady assured her audience that Brexit wasn't a big sweat. That's because it is a political crisis, not a financial one.
Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. History
The fact that the US government can tax citizens directly makes the act of state secession far more difficult.
U.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPolitical Theory
The ballooning size of legislative districts in the US is just one more illustration of how the United States is too large.
U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory
That didn't take long. Only hours after the British vote to secede from the EU passed, political leaders in Scotland renew their drive to secede from the UK.
U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History
A hundred years ago, the crisis of the war was forging a new world organized around war itself.
The advent of health insurance and regulated health care brought a new era of rampant health care inflation.
U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy
Pat Buchanan's "America First" economic writings in defense of protectionism are wrongheaded, and often historically inaccurate.