The Gilets Jaunes are a crisis for the French state, and it remains to be seen if the French leviathan will use it to expand their powers.
Taxes and SpendingU.S. History
We're supposed to think it's perfectly normal that Washington DC bureaucrats decide whether or not you can use an outhouse toilet 2,500 miles from DC. Because it's in a "national" park.
Bush’s policies have not made the world safer for democracy, nor the U.S. safer domestically.
War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory
The late George H. W. Bush was instrumental in creating our world of endless war against foreign states that are no threat to the United States.
Decentralization and SecessionTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory
It costs more to run a campaign in a large jurisdiction than a small one. Making districts and states smaller would reduce the role of money in politics.
Even if we accept the mainstream narrative on the effects of climate change, the costs of implementing a global regulatory "mitigation" program are far higher than advocates admit.
Bureaucracy and Regulation
Many urban police departments fail to make arrests in even half of the murder cases in their jurisdictions. Imagine if a private sector policing firm had a similar rate of failure.
History of the Austrian School of Economics
Bad ideas succeed in politics because those ideas were taught and pushed in educational and cultural institutions first.