Abigail R. Hall | Wednesday November 4, 2015 at 8:00 AM PDT | Comments Off on D.C.’s “Missing” Memorial
Washington, D.C. is home to a host of memorials. Walk in any direction for long and you’re bound to run into at least one of them. By far, the memorial that generates the strongest reaction from me is the Vietnam memorial. The name of all the U.S. casualties are chiseled on the wall, from...
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Tags: Civilian Casualties, Defense, empire, Imperialism, Korean War, Military, Morality, Terrorism, The State, U.S. Foreign Policy, Vietnam, War, WWI, WWII
Ivan Eland | Monday February 18, 2013 at 2:34 PM PDT | 4 Comments
Presidents’ Day celebrates powerful executives as caricatured celebrities.
Tags: American History, Big Government, Books, Constitution, constitutional convention, Defense, executive branch, Founding Fathers, Korean War, Liberty, Military, Mount Rushmore, nationalism, Police, Power, Presidential Power, undeclared war, War
Mary Theroux | Thursday March 18, 2010 at 9:41 PM PDT | 9 Comments
FIRST Truman went to war against Korea without Congress, and I didn’t speak up because the communists had to be stopped. THEN Clinton passed the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996, and I didn’t speak up because innocent people don’t need habeas corpus. THEN Bush passed the USA PATRIOT Act, and I...
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Tags: American History, Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act, Civil Liberties, Clinton, Constitution, George W. Bush, Habeas Corpus, Korean War, Liberty, Morality, Natural Law, Obama, Pastor Niemöller, Presidential Power, Robert Higgs, Supreme Court, Truman, USA PATRIOT Act, Utilitarianism, War