At last week's GOP convention, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said "Republicans must acknowledge that not every dollar spent on the military is necessary or well-spent." Senior Editor Jacob Sullum says that mild rebuke was no match for the foreign policy vision endorsed by the rest of the speakers, which amounted to a full-throated declaration of war on tyrants throughout the world. This view of America as the righter of all wrongs, Sullum argues, is hard to reconcile with Republican promises of fiscal responsibility.
Let people join with the like-minded to reject officials and laws that don’t suit them and to construct systems that do.
The president's final batch of clemency actions includes commutations for dozens of nonviolent drug offenders.
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Their letter to Congress warns about inevitable abuses against religious and racial minorities.