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The States Hold the Cure to Our Woes

Idahoser Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 11:35 AM
there is no such thing as a state until you repeal the 17th amendment

Editor's Note: This piece was co-authored by Tarren Bragdon.

There’s no doubt the American economy is in a world of hurt. Until last month, we had failed to drop below an eight percent unemployment rate since February 2009, we have a record $16 trillion (and growing) national debt, and we have an incontinent federal government that is making matters worse by the hour.

So how do we get out of this mess? While elections matter, even they have failed to deliver freedom and prosperity. President Obama was re-elected handily despite his abysmal track record. More than half of America has...