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Hillary Clinton Vs. Donald Trump on Individual Rights

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trumps’ opinions on individual rights, or the rights an individual has to act freely without government interference, have played an important role in both of their campaigns, especially in terms of gaining voters within their respective parties. 410 more words

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Y2k Global Warming Spoiler Vote

Ralph Nader’s Green spoiler votes in the 2000 election added up to 5 times the difference between winner and loser in the popular vote count. Victorious, George… 368 more words

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God's Own Prohibitionists

Here is a sample of Prohibition Party rhetoric from 1892, before their complete takeover of the Republican Party 40 years later. Note the resemblance to Mohammedan Sharia Law. 507 more words

Political Economy And Ethical Values

The 25% v: Social Pressure

The Solomon Asch Experiment proved with the finality of a physics lab that 3/4 of educated Americans will lie about the length of a line just to go along with a crowd. 379 more words

Political Economy And Ethical Values

Patriot Enabling Acts

Enabling Act in 1927 America meant legislation allowing a municipality to choose the jurisdiction of a neighboring county. The following year, the Republican Party adopted a War on Drinks plank. 564 more words

Political Economy And Ethical Values

Gary and Willie, Terry and Frankie

The New Galahad, by HL Mencken, 1924

My agents in attendance upon the so-called moving pictures tell me that persons who frequent such shows begin to tire of Western films … It can’t be that movie censorship is to blame, for the same thing is visible in the field of belles lettres…. 581 more words

Political Economy And Ethical Values

The Ostrich Chronicles, Part 2: Healthcare

This is the second installment in a multi-part series. We are covering areas where our individual rights are clearly being violated or threatened, but where Americans in general, and our elected officials and political nominees in particular, tend to bury their heads in the sand instead of taking corrective action. 1,096 more words

Individual Rights