Candidates

Communist

Economic Illiterate, or Communist Mastermind?

"Maybe they actually hope to make lives for the poor so miserable that they see violent communist revolution as the only option."
Peter Buttigieg

The Left Is Confused By Peter Buttigieg’s Sexuality

"But this is where the identity politics of the Left becomes problematic. It makes people blind to what is unique about a person in exchange for a categorical interpretation of their existence."
Yang

What #YangGang2020 Needs to Realize About Yang

"On the surface, there’s a good chunk of ideas that could sit quite well with libertarians and many of the goals and changes we’ve wanted to see for years. Unfortunately, there’s a lot on the other side of this equation that needs a look over."
individual right

Iowa Flooding, Trump Veto, & O’Rourke In Action

Floods devastate Nebraska, Beto joins the crowded 2020 field, and Donald Trump issues the veto of his presidency. This is the last week in...

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social contract

Consent or Perish! The Social Contract Issue

"There are three primary forms of consent: implied, verbal, and written. Social contract theory relies on the former of the three forms to function."
Amash

Who Can Defeat Trump? It’s Not the Democrats.

"Regardless of the outcome, one thing is certain: if you found entertainment value in the 2016 election, 2020 is sure to be a blockbuster."
deadweight loss

Deadweight Loss: The Hidden Tax

"Deadweight loss occurs when something intervenes in the market and shifts the equilibrium price. Price ceilings, price floors, tariffs, and other externalities can create these pockets."