Generally, I would like to get my news and analysis from leftist and left-leaning sources. This is more difficult than it sounds, however, because of the levels of writing at these outlets are subpar. 318 more words
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The report is by The Washington Examiner and the commentary by Jeff Goldstein:
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Federalism is dead. Sure, it’s there in the Constitution, but since marriage (and just about every other “noble cause”) has been re-defined as a civil right, the entirety of the 10th amendment is now effectively and functionally moot.
A note on the psychology of modern liberalism vs. that of libertarianism–and a suggestion regarding “winning the argument” moving forward…
I’ve found that for many on the left, their thinking is heavily funneled through their feelings, leading to decisions & beliefs that are overly based on emotion. 339 more words
Who Wants To Help Build A Technocracy? Repost-Megan McArdle At The Daily Beast: ‘The Technocratic Dilemma’
Still relevant, it seems:
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‘Washington is in the throes of a rekindled romance with technocracy: the idea that what is most needed to save the economy and the planet is a bunch of really smart people who have spent their lives studying complicated problems like health care finance or renewable energy.