U.S. History

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More Evidence that the US Constitution Does Not Mandate Federal Control of Immigration

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog08/02/2018

Regulation of immigrants was almost exclusively the domain of state governments during the first 100 years of the United States. Many doubted if federal involvement was Constitutional.

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When LBJ Assaulted a Fed Chairman

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog07/31/2018

Naturally, Fed chairmen claim they are never influenced by politicians who threaten them. But it would by naïve to take this at face value.

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40 Years of Pummeling the Postal Service

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog07/27/2018

At this point, the Postal Service is rapidly becoming little more than an income maintenance program for the 630,000 employees.

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You Now Can't Leave the U.S. Unless the IRS Lets You

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Police StateU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog07/13/2018

Looking more like an old-school authoritarian regime, the US government now has the power to revoke your passport if you owe taxes. 

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Racially-Motivated Laws Are a Real Thing — And They End up Targeting Everyone

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog07/13/2018

It's important to recognize racially-motivated laws often have negative consequences for all members of society.

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The Supreme Court Is Much Too Powerful

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog07/10/2018

A handful of judges in Washington, DC, do nothing to protect our freedoms. In fact, they are a grave threat to freedom.

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Woodrow Wilson and the Tariff: Lessons for Today

Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. History

Blog07/09/2018

Since the Tariff Act of 1789, the tariff has been the playground of special interests, and used as a means of rewarding political friends, and harming political enemies.

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The Fact You Can Vote Doesn't Make Government Abuse OK

U.S. History

Blog07/04/2018

The ruling elite would have us believe secession and disobedience to government powers is no longer acceptable because we have "representatives" in Congress. 

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More Evidence that Guns Don't Cause Suicide

U.S. History

Blog07/03/2018

Anti-gun claims about suicides in gun-heavy Western states don't add up.

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On Connecting the Dots: The Case of the Missing Historian

StrategyU.S. History

Blog06/30/2018

History is an easy subject to teach if you are intellectually lazy. It is the most challenging subject if you care about understanding causes and effects.

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