Voting "no" on a tax increase doesn't mean you really consented to it. And Lysander Spooner argued there's not anything wrong with voting "defensively."
We're often told that submission to government edicts is "voluntary" because we have "representative" government. The evidence suggests, however, that politicians don't represent their constituents. Nor could they, even if they wanted to.
Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyThe Police State
Feds are reaching far beyond their limited Constitutional naturalization powers, and also violating state and federal laws.
Legal SystemMedia and Culture
Democratic governors are implementing their own versions of net neutrality.
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The new Florida legislation is a mess, but it does manage to introduce some chilling language about mental health.
War and Foreign Policy
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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Taxes and Spending