"What common sense is, in its own funny way, is common knowledge, no? Well, not exactly."
President Trump recently found himself in hot water for making the suggestion that several congresswomen should “go back” to the countries they came from...
"There are three primary forms of consent: implied, verbal, and written. Social contract theory relies on the former of the three forms to function."
"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 occurs when something intervenes in the market and shifts the equilibrium price. Price ceilings, price floors, tariffs, and other externalities can create these pockets."
"To claim that society will collapse unless people begin to throw all of their time towards their nation is not only preposterous, it’s subtly totalitarian."
"The fact that so few people vote for Libertarian candidates is a very useful signal that party higher-ups should be paying attention to. This isn’t a case of citizens failing in their obligation to vote for the LP, it’s the LP failing in their ability to sufficiently attract voters."
"Endless (and un-won or even counterproductive) wars would seem a reliable way to fritter away "superpower" status. Patriotic Americans might pause to wonder who would want such a thing."
"These articles contain some key fallacies broken down that, while important and impactful on our discussions, aren’t issues with enough depth to require entire articles of their own."
"Ultimately, Heller recognized and confirmed that the 2A protects an individual right and not a collective right. That is not to say the 2A exists for the individual per se, but for its reference to militias to be valid, it must pertain to the individual."