While US taxpayers pay billions for military missions around the world in the name of “keeping us safe,” the federal government fails to keep residents of the nation’s capital safe from violent crime.
Social Security is headed for reduced benefits, and no amount of political rhetoric or even tax increases will solve that problem. The numbers do not lie.
Political and economic elites predicted a doomsday scenario when Trump was elected in 2016, but the reality of his presidency didn’t come close to matching the apocalyptic rhetoric that accompanied it.
Before there were other kinds of college admissions quotas, there were Jewish quotas. Jane L. Johnson writes about the days when she was an Affirmative Action West Coast student for colleges in the East.
Year over year, the drop in money supply remains at Great Depression levels. Over the past six months, though, the total money supply has flattened, suggesting the liquidity is far more plentiful than the inflation doves would have us believe.
No state regime is a business and it doesn't have a business model. Real businesses rely on free voluntary exchange with customers. States rely on violence and coercion.
Modern international law tends to grant a right to “remedial self-determination” only in extreme cases. Unfortunately, this position accepts that states ought to be free to violate human rights so long as the abuses fall short of war crimes and genocide.