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Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory
And yet I feel obliged to withhold my approval ... [for] the appropriation of public funds...
U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory
It is a common fallacy that if a person is successful in business, they will be a good politician. This is dangerously naive.
World HistoryPolitical Theory
There's no reason to believe choosing representatives through a lottery system or "by chance" is worse than what we have now.
I hope to correct a persistent misunderstanding about Mencken's economic and political ideas.
Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory
So long as he uses a "national security" ploy, a president can raise taxes without so much as a debate in Congress.
Free MarketsSocialismPolitical Theory
The capitalist system is a system in which promotion is precisely according to merit. Marx didn't like that.
Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory
Whether or not a child should vote depends on whether or not he or she is a net taxpayer.
Decentralization and SecessionPolitical Theory
Nationalism is not a unitary, monolithic phenomenon. If it is aggressive, we should oppose it; if liberatory, we should favor it.
The Police StatePolitical TheoryPrivate Property
Decentralization and SecessionPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory