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January 6 Trials Remind Us Why We Must Abolish Seditious Conspiracy Laws

U.S. History

Blog10 hours ago

The January 6 trials remind us violence against a person or property should be prosecuted as exactly that, and not as a special category of crime against the regime.

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Joe Biden and the "Transformational" Presidency

LawProgressivism

Blog11/12/2022

Historian Jon Meacham urges Joe Biden to be a "transformational" president in the way of FDR, but he forgets that Roosevelt put the "Great" in "Great Depression."

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Julian Assange and Our Impunity Democracy

DemocracyThe Police StateWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/07/2022

Saturday's world-wide demonstrations calling for the release of Julian Assange might go unheeded by American political elites, but that does not diminish this simple truth: Assange is being punished for exposing lies and lawbreaking by the U.S. Government.

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Juneteenth and Secular Holidays as Tools of the Regime

Media and CultureU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog06/20/2022

Juneteenth is an example of a fiat holiday, imposed upon the nation by an imperial city to promote a specific cultural agenda.

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Jamaica's Experience Shows That Even Draconian Gun Control Will Not Stop Gun Violence

Big GovernmentProgressivismThe Police State

Blog06/17/2022

In the wake of mass shootings, progressives claim that draconian gun laws will stop these tragic events. However, the gun control record in places like Jamaica provides contrary evidence.

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Just How Common Are School Shootings?

U.S. History

Blog05/25/2022

Thirty-nine people were killed in school shootings in 2018 (one of the worst years). In the same period, 900 children drowned, and 1,800 were murdered via child abuse. 

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Jordan Peterson on Austrian Economics: Free Markets Are "Profoundly Equitable"

CoordinationFree MarketsPhilosophyPlanningPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

Blog04/18/2022

Jordan Peterson is turning his eye toward Austrian economics. Unlike the many conservatives who see free market advocacy as some sort of "dangerous fundamentalism," Peterson seems to get it.

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