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You Support Ukraine's Independence? Then You Support Secession.

War and Foreign Policy

Blog04/28/2022

In 1991, Ukrainians held an election and voted for secession. Today we’re supposed to cheer that. But to suggest something similar for a region of the United States? Well, we’re told that’s just plain wrong.

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Where the Truth Is Hidden: Debating the Current State of the US Armed Forces

Big GovernmentWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/28/2022

With members of Congress claiming that the Russian invasion of Ukraine somehow threatens the US homeland, it is time to tell the truth about the military threats to this nation.

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Decentralized and Neutral

Decentralization and SecessionDemocracy

Blog04/27/2022

The EU is a prime example of a tendency toward territorial expansion and political centralization.

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1991: When America Tried to Keep Ukraine in the USSR

U.S. History

Blog04/27/2022

In the final days of the Soviet Union, the Washington establishment was convinced nationalism was a greater threat than Soviet despotism. Thus, George Bush tried to prop up the USSR and prevent Ukrainian secession.

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The Economic Sanctions against Russia Are Destructive and Counterproductive: We Must Oppose Them

War and Foreign Policy

Blog04/27/2022

Imposing economic sanctions upon Russia is tantamount to throwing gasoline on a raging fire. The sanctions will not end the Russian invasion of Ukraine and only will make things worse.

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The Conservatism of Decolonization

Big GovernmentDemocracyEconomic Freedom

Blog04/27/2022

For all the talk of decolonialization, many Third World countries that became independent set up regulatory regimes that mirrored their former "mother" country.

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Elon Musk's Twitter Gambit and What It Means to the "Clique in Power"

Cronyism and Corporatism

Blog04/26/2022

Contrary to what progressives may claim, Twitter has not been the "town hall for democracy," but rather an enforcer for "wokeness, political fealty, and obedience to official state dictates and narratives."

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