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In this era of American ethnic cleansing, the roundup and deportation of Latin American migrants to a near certain fate of poverty and shockingly likely fates of violence and death to make white people feel good about themselves is one of the most depressing facets of the United States. What most of us may well […]

Whiteclay

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On March 26, 2017

The case of Whiteclay, Nebraska makes for an interesting moral dilemma perhaps worth discussion. It’s probably the worst town in the nation. It literally exists strictly to provide alcohol to th

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Prioritizing Property Rights

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On March 29, 2015
In America, property rights are king. The right to property is part of the national mythology. And I get that. But I am constantly curious as to how competing rights to property play out. In other words, like all rights, if conceived broadly enough anyway, they inevitably conflict with others who think their own, quite […]

States Rights!

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On December 18, 2014

Remember friends, conservatives are always about smaller government and leaving people alone to live their lives as they want: Two neighboring states are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down C

Food Royalty

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On November 14, 2014

We’ve discussed the 1935 Idaho Potato Queen here in the past. But she didn’t exist in a vacuum. Food related royalty has long been a thing in the U.S. They still are too. I once attended t

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On this date in 1892, the People’s Party held its first convention in Omaha, Nebraska. Building upon two decades of rural labor’s deep dissatisfaction with the Gilded Age, the Populists articulated a powerful challenge to the unregulated capitalism of the day. The late 19th century was pretty tough for rural people. For farmers in the […]

Linkocity

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On February 3, 2012

A lot of interesting stories today, too many to comment upon: 1. Neil Genzlinger on the absurd proliferation of strip club scenes on television. As he points out, the problem with the scenes is not so

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