"The truth is, all might be free if they valued freedom, and defended it as they ought." - Samuel Adams

Partisan Electoral Politics Is Dumb

Today's political outrage revolves around allegations that Melania Trump plagiarized part of a Michelle Obama speech. A passage from Melania's speech in Cleveland was nearly a verbatim rehash of part of Michelle's 2008 DNC speech. A friend of mine condescendingly noted that Trump supporters wouldn't care. Of course, he's right. They don't care. No more..

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Constitution 101: The Ninth Amendment

Generally, Americans treat the Ninth Amendment like the Bill of Rights’ unwanted stepchild. They mostly ignore it, and when they do talk about it, they often misunderstand it. In reality, the Ninth Amendment serves a very simply but crucial purpose. It expands the limits on the federal government – at least in a manner of..

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