The lesson of the past several decades is that once Americans establish ourselves to assure security, we stay as long as it takes and then stay some more. World War II has been over for 67 years, but we still have 37,000 troops in Japan and 53,000 in...
Limited government isn't a right wing desire, it's a libertarian desire. Both right and left desire government power. Only libertarians desire the dismantling of the state...
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