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Sequestration, Costs of War, & Syria

By: Michael Clayton With U.S. military intervention in Syria looming, some are worried that sequester cuts to the defense budget will impair the ability of the military to efficiently complete the job, giving the White House an upper hand in [...]

Amash, King Represent GOP’s Competing Views on Congressional Approval

By: Matt McBride American children, if they have teachers who teach the real Constitution and not government propaganda, grow up learning that congressional approval is necessary for the United States to declare war and to appropriate funds to [...]

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

By: Wesley Long Advocates of rational foreign policy celebrated legislative victories earlier this week with the passage, in the House of Representatives, of amendments limiting potential U.S. military involvement in Syria and Egypt.  As [...]

Distractions, Distractions Everywhere

By Luke Marrazzo In the modern world, one has infinitely more access to current events and news than ever before, yet it is not unreasonable to suggest that the public is just as ill-informed and just as easily distracted as they were 50 years [...]

Inept Government? No Surprises There.

By Luke Marrazzo The federal government is a corrupt, bureaucratic mess. This is an indisputable fact. Just from what makes the news, we know the federal government will be incapable of verifying whether someone qualifies for the “health [...]

Rare Glimpse into the National Intelligence Program’s ‘Black Budget’

By: Matt McBride Earlier today, The Washington Post released an article detailing the $52.5 billion “black budget” for fiscal year 2013, reopening the Pandora’s Box that is the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC). While the U.S. government [...]

A Foreign Policy of Power

By Luke Marrazzo America was a country of strong national defense when we pursued the Jeffersonian policy of “peaceful relations with all, entangling alliances with none.”  Today’s policy of hyper-intervention, by contrast, fosters [...]

NDAA Indefinite Detention Upheld by Appeals Court

By: Wesley Long On Wednesday of last week, in a case before the United States Court of Appeals, the controversial section 1021 of the NDAA bill for FY2012 was upheld.  In their ruling, the court stated that the U.S. citizens suing the [...]

Fiction, not a Tyrants Handbook

By Luke Marrazzo George Orwell is rolling in his grave. Today, many Americans have lost all concept of freedom; instead seeming to believe our freedom comes from the government and thus can be taken away by the government. This fundamental [...]

What Do We Have to Celebrate?

By Luke Marrazzo Last Thursday, we all celebrated Independence Day because in America we are and will always be free, right? Yet when one looks at the laws and policies in place now, it almost appears that the only unadulterated freedom we [...]