Mend it, don’t end it.

In the beginning, debate in both houses of Congress was unlimited. Eventually, the growing House created limits on debate, but the smaller Senate still allows unlimited debate on most issues, subject to a vote of cloture, which today requires three fifths of sitting senators.

Over the years, senators have used…

A little counterfeit never hurt anybody

Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) is getting a lot of attention these days. Proponents of MMT tend to be politically liberal, and many use MMT to explain why their schemes for massive government spending won’t bankrupt the country. Of course, those schemes may be bad ideas on their own merits regardless…

So in your mind, we should reject the assertion that "all human life deserves dignity and respect" out of hand, but continue to live our lives as though that were the case anyway, despite the "fact" that it doesn't?

Yep. Morality, to the extent we need to verbalize it, is…


Self-description is not privileged.

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