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Bernie Sanders Gets His Gun

Is the Second Amendment only for conservatives?

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Unlikely Working Class Warriors

Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump rise because their parties have abandoned Middle America.

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Marco Rubio Invades the World

From Yemen to Ukraine, the Florida senator wants war.

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Obergefell and the Pursuit of Happiness

Relying more on the Declaration than the Constitution, the Court followed Loving’s precedent understandably.

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What’s the Future of Agriculture?

Considering vat-grown meats, locavore conquest, and not-for-profit farming

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The Six Axioms of Politico-Judicial Logic

How every opinion stated on social media about Supreme Court decisions can be clearly derived

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A Divided Country Under Kennedy’s Constitution

A constitutional right to gay marriage joins abortion in the stages of America’s Gramscian revolution.

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The BDS movement is now drawing official opposition from Tel Aviv and its American allies.

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Neoconservatives big on “toughness” would rather pick fights with Putin than address the hard law-and-order issues that founded their movement.