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The Evolution of Sovereignty in American Political Thought – Part 1

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This is part 1 of a 2-part series examining the evolution of American political thought as it relates to sovereignty in the political system. When Americans talk about the Revolution, they generally mean the fight with the British. But there was a more fundamental revolution that began long before the first shot was fired and […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #52: The Declaration of Independence

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” I this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about the Declaration of Independence and secession. The recent Brexit vote has a lot of people talking about the idea of secession. Americans by-and-large have this strange, incongruous view of the idea. On the one hand, they celebrate secession every […]