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Chimp at Typewriter 1907

A Surplus of Opinion

Free speech is modern society’s last and greatest bulwark against tyranny. It is with good reason that in the United States the …

Hillary Clinton at Podium

The Limits of Hypocrisy

To say that in 2015 the American political landscape is a tangled marsh of philosophical contradictions, inconsistent ideals, and mixed premises should …

Congress

On Capitalist Legislatures

Contrary to the looseness with which the term “capitalism” is often employed, capitalism is not a primarily economic system in which the …

Reign of Terror

Four Questions for a Statist

Most social and political debates in America today can be boiled down to just a few key fundamentals, a choice handful of …

Rick Santorum

The SoCon’s Folly

Much is said and written today about the divisions within the Republican Party and the American right more generally. We are thoroughly …