Where Are All The Libertarians?

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Despite all the buzz surrounding then idea that we are at a libertarian moment in American politics, libertarians remain a tiny slice of the American electorate.

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Do Liberals Focus Too Much on Guilt?

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Guilt can be a powerful motivator in life, but is it a good idea to base a political strategy on it?

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Will We See A Wave Election This Fall?

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Despite predictions otherwise, don’t expect a major political sea change this year.

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Michael Brown Was a Better Man Than I Am

Paul Blest

Paul Blest recognizes that didn’t matter that Michael Brown was a more driven, responsible kid than he was at his age. The only thing that mattered to that officer, and society at large, was his skin color.

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Will the Events in Ferguson Result in Real Change?

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Clearly the events in Ferguson Missouri are sparking a national conversation about racism and policing in America today, but that doesn’t necessarily mean anything concrete will change.

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Hillary The Hawk?

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Clinton recently outlined sharp differences between the Obama Administration’s approach to foreign policy and what her own might look like.

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Big Government, Texas Style

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The divide between conservatives and liberals is more about what government should do, not how big it should be.

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Impeachment And The Post Policy GOP

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Republicans are boosting the idea of impeaching President Obama because they’ve given up on public policy.

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Are Drones More than Killing and Surveillance Machines?

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How do we benefit from drones without giving up our privacy, civil rights and humanity in the process?

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When You Were My Age

1987Money

Baby Boomers these days, am I right? A rundown of some harsh socioeconomic truths for a generation that needs to listen to their youngers.

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John Boehner’s Epic Fail

John Boehner

The Republican failure to pass their own bill to address the border crisis shows GOP dysfunction at its worst.

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Two Outgoing Tea Party Congressmen Just Voted Against Suing Obama

paul broun

Why did two of the GOP’s most hysterical right wingers just contradict themselves?

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The Sarah Palin Gravy Train

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Sarah Palin’s new paid video service shows how perverse incentives are damaging Republican politics.

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Yes It’s Possible To Be A Successful President

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Rumors of the death of American democracy are greatly exaggerated.

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Wasn’t Obamacare Suppose To Fail?

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It turns out a lot of those negative predictions you’ve been hearing for so long about Obamacare didn’t come true.

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Good News, Rich People: NYC Just Made Sure You Won’t Have to Look at The Poors Ever Again

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Next up: stairs for rich people, trampolines for everyone else.

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