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War Comes to Virginia

U.S. History

06/20/2018Audio/Video
The war in Virginia begins with a few minor skirmishes following the Union occupation of Alexandria and Arlington.
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Was the American Civil War a "Civil War"?

Blog05/28/2018

A war for independence and a civil war can be two very different things. 

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Why Secession Is a Big Problem — For Politicians

Decentralization and Secession

Blog04/23/2018

If a precedent of secession were accepted, then the disintegration of the central government could potentially continue ad infinitum.

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Why the President Said "No"

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/09/2018

And yet I feel obliged to withhold my approval ... [for] the appropriation of public funds...

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Why Businessmen Don't Make Good Politicians

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/07/2018

It is a common fallacy that if a person is successful in business, they will be a good politician. This is dangerously naive.

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Why Revisionist History Is Important

U.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog02/22/2018
In the general culture “revisionist historian” is a term of abuse. But that is what we do. Revising history is our job.
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What To Do While Waiting to End the Fed

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

01/04/2018Mises Daily Articles
The ideal reform is always the elimination of central banks. But there are also ways to limit the harm central banks do through less-than-ideal reforms.
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What Happened to Protest Art?

Media and Culture

Politically-charged pop culture has become both safe and bland.
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