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Trump’s Disastrous Syria Attack

War and Foreign Policy

Blog04/16/2018

There are many questions that need to be asked about the situation in Syria. But the Trump administration has no interest in asking them. 

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The Best Way to Compete with China Is to Free the Economy

Global Economy

Blog03/12/2018

There is no danger of China truly freeing its economy and thus really rivaling America's more market-based system. 

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The Constitution Does What it Was Written To Do — Expand Government Power

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/09/2018
The purposely open-ended Commerce Clause and deliberately nebulous phrases such as “general welfare” are in there for a reason.
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Trump’s Fed Picks? More of the Same!

The Fed

Blog10/24/2017
President Trump’s embrace of status quo monetary policy could prove fatal to both his presidency and the American economy.
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The Eternal Struggle Between the Merchant and the Bureaucrat

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeWorld History

Civilization, it ought to be remembered, has been created by those men who have resisted power, not by those who have exercised it.
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Trump Turns Back the Clock With Cold War Cuba U-Turn

Protectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

Blog06/19/2017
President Trump said Friday that his new policy would be nothing short of “regime change” for Cuba.
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Trump’s Budget: Radical Change or More of the Same?

U.S. Economy

Blog06/05/2017
Trump’s budget does eliminate some unnecessary and unconstitutional programs, but it largely leaves the welfare-warfare state intact.
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The Drug War: Will the Trump Administration OD on Authoritarianism?

Big GovernmentLegal System

Blog05/22/2017
Jeff Sessions has a history of fanatical devotion to the drug war, but his stance is at odds with the reality of the drug war’s failure.
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