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It's Not Urban vs. Rural — It's Suburban vs. Urban

U.S. History

Blog08/09/2017
Although the the media has become obsessed with rural Trump voters, the fact is suburban voters and taxpayers are far more important.

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How Government Invented Our Modern, Inefficient Prison System

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog08/07/2017
An efficient criminal justice system is based on the idea of restitution. The modern system of using prisons as punishment turns this idea on its head.

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The Anti-Federalists Were Right

U.S. History

Blog08/07/2017
Anti-Federalist philosophical fathers fought to forestall the inevitable. For that we must salute them.

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Jeff Sessions Endorses Theft

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog08/07/2017
Anyone traveling with "too much" cash runs the risk of having it stolen by a police officer.

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Mike Huckabee on the 17th Amendment: Evil Plot or Great Idea?

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog08/03/2017
Repealing the 17th Amendment has its upside, but a simple repeal doesn't go nearly far enough.

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The Whiskey Rebellion: A Model for Our Time?

StrategyTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog07/31/2017
The Whiskey Rebellion, considered properly, was a victory for liberty and property rather than for federal taxation.

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The Hidden Costs of "National Security"

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/27/2017
Ten ways your tax dollars pay for war — past, present, and future

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Jeff Sessions's Drug-War Fanaticism Shows a Growing Gap Between DC and the States

Decentralization and SecessionLegal SystemU.S. History

Blog07/26/2017
As states increasingly resist federal mandates on guns, drugs, and immigration, Jeff Sessions in DC has announced it's full speed ahead.

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Seattle's Minimum Wage Supporters Ignore the Facts

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog07/25/2017
Early data showed the Seattle minimum wage experiment is hurting those its supposed to help. So, the city fudged the data.

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The Tragedy of the Commons in the American Prison System

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog07/11/2017
The war on drugs actually pushes violent criminals back onto the streets in order to devote resources to non-violent criminals.

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