A piece by Billy Binion at Reason.com argues that the time has come to remove Confederate monuments if the people of the city say they want them removed. One listener asked if this agreed with my think locally, act locally mantra. I respond in this episode of The Brion McClanahan Show.
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John Howling at Chronicles wrote a piece recently extolling the virtues of tariffs. He claims it is a matter of “piety” to favor protective measures because it helps “family, folk, and fatherland.” This makes tariffs policy an economic vs. moral argument. I dive into this dichotomy in this episode of The Brion McClanahan Show.
A couple of listeners sent two very good questions over the last week. The first asked if the “guarantee clause” in the Constitution authorizes the general government to use force in the event that a State alters its government from a republican form. The second wondered if the founding generation had differing views on the power of the general government in relation to slavery in …more