Tagged: government

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Fixing the US Constitution

If we learned anything from the watching politics in 2013, it’s that our government doesn’t work right. For the most part, it’s broken because the Tea Party has resorted to anarchist tactics, but the...

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The Shutdown and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Here’s the thing that bugged me most about the 2013 Government Shutdown. The Tea Party Caucus and the Objectivist Conservatives all complain that the government is broken, when they themselves broke it. In effect,...

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Dying Days of the Republic

Sometimes it feels like we are in the dying days of the republic. Have previous generations felt so pessimistic about America’s future? I don’t think so. While I think that a democracy is fragile...