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Against War in Syria

War and Foreign Policy

Blog04/12/2018

The cause of freedom has always been closely connected with the cause of peace.

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How the 1960's Made Everything Worse

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

Blog04/10/2018

LBJ wanted to be remembered for his Great Society legacy. And he has his wish.

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The Origins of "Militia" in the Second Amendment — It's Not About Slavery

Decentralization and SecessionWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/02/2018

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. 

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The War Powers Resolution Fraud

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog03/31/2018

As experience now makes clear, the War Powers Resolution did not fix the problem of presidential usurpation of Congress's war powers. 

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Why We Learn Nothing about Trade

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.

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How the White House Hijacked the Ability to Declare War

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog03/28/2018

The authors of the Constitution were clear that the power to declare war was limited to Congress. It's important to understand why. 

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The Difference Between Good Globalism and Bad Globalism

Protectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

Blog03/28/2018

Economic globalism — which is a wonderful thing — is something quite different from the highly suspect agenda of political globalism. 

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Latin America vs. the United States: A Tale of Two Independence Movements

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog03/14/2018

Liberalism, freedom, and free markets were far less important in Latin American independence movements than in the fledgling United States. 

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Not Even the Pentagon Thinks Tariffs Are Needed for National Defense

War and Foreign Policy

Blog03/10/2018

Having failed to make an economic argument for tariffs, the White House is relying on a dubious national-defense argument instead. 

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How the Pentagon Devours the Budget

War and Foreign Policy

Blog03/05/2018

In explaining the flood of funding headed toward weapons contractors, one defense analyst noted that “diplomacy is out; air strikes are in."

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