Elective Despotism

Though the Founding Fathers fought a revolution because they hated the idea of taxation without representation, soon after independence they realized that taxation with representation could be tyranny too. That was the whole point of James Madison’s famous warning in…

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A Double Standard of Justice

On Friday, Roger Stone, a political operative who had worked with Presidents Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump, was convicted by a federal jury on seven counts ranging from lying to Congress to obstruction of justice to witness tampering.…

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