Contra Voting

I, like many potential voters my age, am frustrated. I am frustrated with a system that disallows meaningful dissent except by way of voting for a man who is 95% identical to his “radical” “opponent.” I am frustrated with those who believe there is a large difference between the two candidates, but more than that,…

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Bastiat on Government

I wish some one would offer a prize–not of a hundred francs, but of a million, with crowns, medals and ribbons–for a good, simple and intelligible definition of the word “Government.” What an immense service it would confer on society! The Government! what is it? where is it? what does it do? what ought it…

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Let’s Not Get Paranoid, Now…

In a long succession, the office of the POTUS sought to increase its dominion over men and the judicial and legislative branches. This trend has grown markedly steeper over the last few presidents, as evinced by executive orders; limelight commentary on every small issue that faces the country, society, or government; and the expansion of…

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The Next Next Next President

Here is a random tidbit – the order of who becomes president down the line if the president dies or is removed from office: 1. Vice President 2. Speaker of the House of Representatives 3. President Pro Tempore of the Senate 4. Secretary of State 5. Secretary of the Treasury 6. Secretary of Defense 7.…

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