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The Census Is Too Intrusive

The Constitution authorizes the federal government to conduct an “actual enumeration” of Americans, not to ask about our race, income, and other personal characteristics.

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Pizza Democracy

Letting customers vote on whether a pizzeria should sell a pineapple pizza is importing the dysfunction of political decision making into the normal individualist functioning of the marketplace.

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Happy Repeal Day!

Today is a great day for freedom. On this day in 1933, the 21st Amendment was ratified, thus repealing Prohibition.

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What to Be Thankful For

Americans have much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving Day, such as the rule of law, free markets, equality under the law, freedom of speech and religion, self‐​government, and the progress they generate.

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Women Too Gutsy for Hillary Clinton

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton’s new book, The Book of Gutsy Women, certainly tells the stories of some inspiring women. But some women who didn’t make it into the book’s 432 pages, such as Margaret Thatcher, Ayn Rand, and Jeanette Rankin, to name a few, were perhaps just a bit too gutsy for the authors.

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Rally ‘Round the Flag, Liberals

The flag with 13 stars and 13 stripes represents the people who launched the first great national liberation movement to throw off their distant imperial overlords and did so with the argument that all men were created equal, endowed with the inalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.