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Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy
Trump has proposed the "Space Force" as a brand new and costly military branch and bureaucracy. The reaction to his plan helps illustrate the complexity of military politics in Washington.
Taken all together, defense spending in Fiscal Year 2019 totals more than the state budget of Texas seven times over.
Media and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History
One hundred years later, the war poets still offer us profoundly human accounts of this devastating conflict and its toll on the world.
Decentralization and SecessionWar and Foreign Policy
The Second Amendment is much more than a guarantee of private gun ownership. It was designed to decentralize and weaken the military establishment in the United States.
War and Foreign PolicyInterventionism
Why do seemingly endless military conflicts persist, despite lacking any constituency beyond the DC beltway?
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.
Big GovernmentWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History
The deep state’s absorption of Donald Trump is just one more confirmation of what our ancestors and Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Truman were warning us against.
Talking about Russian imperialism is the modern version of talking about what fine clothes the Emperor is wearing in that fairy tale.
Labor and WagesTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy
The US military has long acted as a jobs program, for both citizens and non-citizens alike. It's time to cut it all back.
PovertyWar and Foreign Policy
From gun control, to war, and to the New Deal: Charles Krauthammer took the pro-government, interventionist line.