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Legal SystemU.S. History
Homicide rates in the US remain well below where they were 25 years ago, and stubbornly high homicide rates are a regional — and not a national — problem.
The Court’s betrayal of its constitutional role has vastly increased the stakes for the current and any future Justice nomination.
U.S. EconomyU.S. History
Reagan's rhetoric on freedom and free markets was excellent. The policies he supported as president weren't nearly as great.
As of 2016, median wealth in the United States was still near 1983 levels.
U.S. HistoryWorld History
Why is it that starving Venezuelans are eating dogs while Americans are rescuing dogs from hurricanes?
Financial MarketsU.S. EconomyU.S. History
It's frightening to see the persistent lack of insight shown by policymakers and financial media on the 2008 financial crisis.
In the early years of the United States, legal systems were far more localized and flexible. But elites preferred consistency over flexibility, and the rich could afford the more bureaucratic legal institutions that ordinary people could not.
Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History
The origins of the Second Amendment tell us it's impossible to be both pro-military and pro-second-amendment at the same time.
Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking
With printing of the Continental notes in 1775, Webster feared people would think you could finance the Revolutionary War by printing paper money. We should have listened!
U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History
The US deep state’s hatred of the Iranian people goes back a long way, at least as far back as 1953.