Sunday, May 20, 2018

Politics

Donald Trump’s Authoritarian Opponents

President Trump has said and done many things to appall the friends of freedom. From Trump’s pro-torture comments to his praise of police brutality...

We Are Still A Long Way From 'The Russians Hacked the Election'

As much as it seems to pain mainstream Democrats, Donald Trump didn’t win the presidency because of a vast Russian conspiracy. He won because, for...

Seattle Sued Over Law Banning Landlords From Conducting Criminal Background Checks

In August 2017, Seattle made it illegal for landlords to decline potential tenants because of their criminal history, or even to perform a criminal...

New Libertarian Politics 2 of 3: Political Organization Outside The State

This article is the second in a series of three on new approaches to politics for libertarians.  The three approaches can be thought of...

Trump Allegedly Building Private Erik Prince Run Spy Network To Counter "Deep State"

Here's the article that alleges it, though there have been a few to have made this claim. This prospect - a President elected democratically, but...

Spare me claims Gina Haspel will ‘speak truth to power’. Real truth-tellers go to...

In the Senate Intelligence Committee secret vote today on whether to confirm Trump nominee Gina Haspel as chief of the CIA, she will likely again be...

Serial Killer, Molesting Kids, Selling Drugs: 10 Things Cops Got Caught Doing This Month

“By demonizing the police,” right-wing commentator Tomi Lahren screeched this week while scolding celebrities for raising awareness about police violence, “you’re putting the communities you claim to...

Rand Paul: Congress Moves to Give the President Unlimited War Powers

In the near future, Congress will debate a new Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF). I use the word “debate” lightly. So far,...

The Patheticism of U.S. Sanctions on North Korea

Officials of the Sheraton Hotel might be experiencing some sleepless nights as a result of what they recently did at the Winter Olympics in...

How the Berlin Wall Spurred My Biggest Blunder

As of this week, the Berlin Wall has been shattered for longer than it stood as a lethal divide in the center of Europe....
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