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Political Theory

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They claim that the book is sour grapes because Stockman was fired by Ronald Reagan, that he is a hypocrite for lambasting hedge funds although he ran one, that he can’t be a financial expert because he had personal financial difficulties, and that t

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A letter which was recently signed by a number of Tennessee conservative groups is causing quite a stir, especially in the left-wing blogosphere.

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As American kids grow up, authority figures all around them—public school teachers, local and national political leaders, the broadcast and print media, ministers and priests, and other useless busybodies—are always very enthusiastic about the idea o

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·elected officials not unduly influenced by unelected groups such as the military or religious leaders. If any one of these conditions is routinely violated, the country is deemed undemocratic, or at least less democratic than countries that do m

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People are inclined to believe that history repeats itself... I was never fond of this idea. A single individual is complicated enough. Human nature is governed by billions of variables rooted in genetic inheritance, life experience, and unanticipat

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I have a confession to make: Even though it's my job to write about politics, I didn't watch a single second of the Republican or Democratic conventions — not even a YouTube clip of Clint Eastwood talking to the chair.