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Decentralization and SecessionPoverty
Some states have proposed overturning laws that ban local governments from using housing policies like rent control. Rent control is terrible, but there's no reason to believe state governments ought to dictate housing policy to local governments.
Legal SystemU.S. History
If speech can be equated with violence, then the extent of government control in daily life can be greatly expanded.
There's no need to amend the Constitution the old fashioned way when federal judges can just amend the constitution unilaterally.
War and Foreign Policy
World HistoryPolitical Theory
When the Cuban government stole Havana Club rum from the true owners, it set into a motion an intellectual property debate that lasts to this day.
The EnvironmentU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory
Obama's unilateral move to create National Monuments in Western states is simply the natural outcome of allowing federal control of so much land.
Big GovernmentU.S. Economy
In response to new mandated wage hikes, restaurant owners are likely to raise prices, cut waiter jobs, and move toward less reliance on labor.
Decentralization and SecessionU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory
Repealing the 17th Amendment will not change the US Senate into a hotbed of decentralizers and free-marketers.