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Not Even the Pentagon Thinks Tariffs Are Needed for National Defense

War and Foreign Policy

Blog03/10/2018

Having failed to make an economic argument for tariffs, the White House is relying on a dubious national-defense argument instead. 

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Now's a Great Time to Stop Meddling in Haiti

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog01/13/2018
If Trump feels Haiti is a mess, he might consider departing from the US's long record of failure there with a new policy of total non-intervention.
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No, We Don't Need a Federal "Solution" to Infrastructure Problems

Taxes and Spending

Blog01/08/2018
States and cities are plenty wealthy enough to build bridges and roads on their own. But there are political reasons to spend federal money instead.
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Net Neutrality and the Problem with "Experts"

Calculation and KnowledgePrices

Blog12/11/2017
Supporters of net neutrality imagine that if we can only get the "right" group of people, a tiny handful of "experts" can govern the internet.
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Niger: Finally, A War John McCain Doesn't Love

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/26/2017
John McCain's hatred of Donald Trump has driven America's most ardent warmonger to question the American intervention in Niger. And that's a good thing.
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Now that Roy Moore Won, Is his "Lawlessness" a Problem?

Legal System

Blog09/27/2017
A charge of "lawlessness" is usually an ideologically-empty attempt to capitalize on emotionalism and tribalism.
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Net Neutrality Strengthens Monopolies, Invites Corruption

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and Regulation

Blog07/17/2017
Government regulation has long been an easy way for large firms to drive the smaller competition out of business. Net neutrality is no different.
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Napolitano: The GOP Didn't Touch the Core of Obamacare

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog05/10/2017
The GOP Obamacare repeal did nothing to repeal the four core premises of Obamacare and federal control of health care.
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