What is the interagency, and why should its views guide the conduct of American diplomatic and national-security professionals? The Constitution grants the president the power to set defense and diplomatic policy. Where did this interagency come from?
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Elite liberals too often talk about patriotism as if it’s a set of blinders preventing Americans from recognizing their country’s flaws. Likewise, conservative elites dismiss patriotism as a trifle to be set aside when there are higher investment returns to chase or markets to open.
The fundamental problem is that the federal government has too much power. Companies think it makes good business sense to shower lobbyists, legislators and executive branch associates with cash. Why? Because the benefits they reap are worth far more than the money they spent.
We must look, with optimism, beyond the present to the difficulty our adversaries will have sustaining their systems over time. And if their systems come undone in the next decade or the one after, Russia and China will face extreme instability.
Our options – from medicine to air conditioning to technology and entertainment – are greater than Rockefeller’s, as are our life expectancy, our comfort levels, and our opportunities for happiness.
The income tax completely destroys the immunity of property. It flatly declares a prior right of the State to all things produced.
One of the many ways capitalism is under attack by anti-market forces is in language. Modifiers to the term capitalism are attacks on the system.
Wow, the daily news is grim. Civilization is collapsing all around us. Corruption is everywhere. The political parties are falling apart. Here’s the problem. If I weren’t reading this stuff, none of it would affect me in the slightest bit.
Here at https//:centerforindividualism.org, we certainly believe that the emerging technologies of cloud computing, global exchange platforms, artificial intelligence and blockchain can augment individual capabilities and release us from collectivism and dependent relationships on governments and corporations. However, we also recognize that, in the hands of bad actors, there are modern technologies that can be employed for the opposite purpose: the subjection of individuals.
Treating the economy as demand driven is placing the cart before the horse. It is easily done if one does not have a conception of what entrepreneurs do, as is commonly the case in modern economics.
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