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Ending Gun Violence Begins by Ending the Drug War

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog10/07/2017

With the horrific shooting that recently took place in Las Vegas, debates over gun control have been given center stage in our media and politics once again. And while every pundit seems to have their own surefire way of combatting gun violence, they all gloss over the elephant in the room....

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Dickinson: We Cannot Be Happy without Being Free

U.S. History

Blog09/30/2017
Of all his writings, perhaps most important were his 'Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania to the Inhabitants of the British Colonies.'

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Elvis's Own Personal Drug War

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog09/22/2017
Elvis was a devoted fan of Nixon's Drug War — right up to the day he died from a drug overdose.

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If the Majority Votes to Secede — What About the Minority?

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog09/21/2017
To protect minority rights, the answer to some secession is even more secession.

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Congress Shirks Its Duty on Foreign Policy Yet Again

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog09/18/2017
Just because Congress approves the use of force does not mean that a war is wise. But Congress should at least be willing to debate the matter.

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Johnny Appleseed: Land Speculator, Alcohol Dealer, Capitalist

The EntrepreneurU.S. History

Blog09/17/2017
Johnny Appleseed is a man truly deserving to be considered an American hero, but he should also be remembered as a hero of American capitalism.

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To Combat "Hate," Make Government Weaker

The Police StateU.S. History

Blog09/15/2017
Simply asking people to get along isn’t going to work so long as there is a massive power structure in place that is driving the actual fear.

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Janet Reno, American Saint

U.S. History

Blog09/14/2017
Reno’s record of deceit, brutality, and power grabs should not be forgotten by any American who cares about freedom.

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What We Lost on September 11th

The Police StateU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

Blog09/11/2017
What should have been a profoundly embarrassing and soul-searching moment for the US national security state became an exercise in chest thumping.

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