POLITICS

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Rand Paul’s Foreign Policy

Without question we must be strong. Without question we must defend ourselves. I envision an America with a national defense unparalleled, undefeatable and unencumbered by nation-building. I envision a national defense that promotes, as Reagan put it, peace through strength.”

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Political Cinema

In political cinema, it’s a long way from Keeper of the Flame to House of Cards. The Tracy/Hepburn film warns about the evils of fascism; the Kevin Spacey TV series celebrates statism.

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Tyranny: An Essential Feature of Socialism

The power to seize control of industry, tax and redistribute the income of producers, control prices, inflate the money supply and stifle dissent by controlling the media, thwarting the ability to assemble or preventing the ability to flee the borders necessitates the threat of violence.