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Why are we Irrational about Politics?

  Show Notes Understanding why we have a major divide in politics is a major first step towards improving political discourse. The problem currently is identity politics. Disagreement is widespread, where many different people disagree about many different political issues. If you were to pick out two random people you…


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3 Common Immigration Myths Debunked

  In this past election, Trump’s supporters embraced his calls for increasing immigration restrictions in a country that already has restrictive immigration policies. Now that he is in office, President Trump is planning to “publicize crimes by undocumented immigrants; strip such immigrants of privacy protections; enlist local police officers as…


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Dear Left, Trump is Your Fault Too

Let me start by clarifying a couple points to help keep any leftist reading this from having a panic attack. Do I think Trump has some racist views? Yes. Do I think we have racism in America? Yes, but not to the extent those on the left claim. There’s no…


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Human Nature at Work in Free Markets

When they framed the United States Constitution, the Founders were not simply politicians attempting to maintain their own temporary power. Being well-versed in history, philosophy, and the classics, they instead sought to create a system of government that would best suit man and his natural inclinations. The Founders concluded, as…


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The Evolution of Political Principles in the United States

The Founders established the United States on a series of governing principles based upon the theories of natural law and limited government. As the country grew, its political doctrines underwent a series of changes, and by the early 1900s the Progressive movement emerged as one of the most important ideologies…


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The Problem with Civil Religion

“Civil Religion” was a term first used by the French political philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau to describe the fierce patriotism that one should have for his homeland. 250 years later, and you won’t find many people who can explain the philosophical phenomenon – or really anyone who even cares about it…



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Is it a Sin to be Libertarian?

On all sides of the political spectrum, people brandish the Bible in order to justify their political beliefs. This is not a new concept, nor will it stop being an ardent defense anytime soon. But one thing often found among those using a Biblical argument is a strong aversion to…