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Military Conscription Is a Tool for Centralization, State Building, and Despotism

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11/20/2021Ryan McMaken

Support for federal conscription is contrary to principles of decentralization or a "limited republic." Early Americans would have viewed this Jacobin-inspired scheme with dismay and fear.

Original Article: "Military Conscription Is a Tool for Centralization, State Building, and Despotism"

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