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Yes! All of These Undeclared Wars Are Illegal! Thoughts from Maharrey Head #143

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” People keep telling me that military intervention in Venezuela would be perfectly constitutional because of the War Powers Act. Newsflash — a congressional act does not amend the Constitution. In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I give an overview of constitutional war powers and explain why undeclared wars […]

But Mike…It’s the Law! Thoughts from Maharrey Head 141

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by London police and will likely be extradited to the U.S. to face charges in connection with secret documents obtained by Chelsea Manning and published on the WikiLeaks website. These documents revealed government malfeasance. Nevertheless, people on both side of the political spectrum are […]

Debt, Deficits and Spending Out the Wazoo: Thoughts from Maharrey Head 140

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” The Trump administration set an all-time record monthly budget deficit of $234 billion in February. I’ve actually had some people try to convince me this is somehow Obama’s fault — which is absurd. In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I dig down to the ugly truth. The federal […]

Sucky Strategy Sucks: Thoughts from Maharrey Head 139

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” For some libertarian purists, legislation is never good enough. If a bill doesn’t do absolutely everything that they want, they call it “watered down” and actively oppose it — even if it takes a small step forward for liberty. This is a sucky strategy and sucky strategies suck. In this […]

The Electoral College: Thoughts from Maharrey Head 138

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential election revived the debate over the Electoral College. There’s a strong movement to do away with the system and replace it with a national popular vote. So, what’s the problem? In this Episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about the Electoral […]