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War and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology
Acting to promote power political interests does not meet the criterion of humanitarianism, even if the missile attack is defended as a humanitarian gesture.
Decentralization and SecessionTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy
California's governor refuses to send National Guard troops to the border on Trump's terms. State governments should refuse to send troops far more often than this.
Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismWar and Foreign Policy
America's subsidized arms industry also benefits greatly from presidential efforts to push international arms deals with foreign regimes.
War and Foreign Policy
There are many questions that need to be asked about the situation in Syria. But the Trump administration has no interest in asking them.
The cause of freedom has always been closely connected with the cause of peace.
U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism
LBJ wanted to be remembered for his Great Society legacy. And he has his wish.
Decentralization and SecessionWar and Foreign Policy
The Second Amendment was motivated by much earlier English ideas about decentralizing the power of the king. It was hardly the invention of Southern slave drivers.
U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy
As experience now makes clear, the War Powers Resolution did not fix the problem of presidential usurpation of Congress's war powers.
Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy
International trade hasn’t had a very good time lately. The outlook is bleak indeed, but it’s not the first time, nor will it be the last.
The authors of the Constitution were clear that the power to declare war was limited to Congress. It's important to understand why.