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Time to End the Fear

Giving Politicians Credit for What They Do Well

Career politicians aren’t in their profession by chance. Most of them are good at it. They either have the natural skills required or they have cultivated those skills over years of observation and practice. As a general rule, professional politicians have a higher than average social IQ. That is, they excel at relating to people […]

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You Don't Own Your Citizenship

You Don’t Own Your Citizenship

To some people, their citizenship is a very significant part of their identity. Others see their citizenship as basically an accident of what latitude and longitude their mother was at the day she delivered a baby and what political powers of the day were claiming authority over those coordinates. In either case, most of us […]

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"What do we want? Free money! When do we want it? Now!!"

Students Protest to Demand Freeee Education

All around the world States are gradually realizing the staggeringly obvious. They have been spending too much money for decades. Now they are running out of reserves (in the unlikely event they had any) and bumping against the limits of their credit cards. As politicians drive their economies off a cliff they look around for […]

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