The term “national security” is something of a misnomer. The safety of all lies in the securing of the safety of one. In other words,…View More National Security Cannot Be Achieved By Eroding Property Rights
Given the centrality of national security to the rationale advanced by the Trump administration in justifying the recently levied tariffs against steel and aluminum, you…View More Defining “National Security”: A Trip Down the Linguistic Rabbit Hole
The falling away of federalistic principles from government is often linked to the increasingly nationalistic scope of politics. Under the auspices of the commerce clause…View More Is National Security Replacing the Commerce Clause as the Basis for Sweeping Federal Power?
Read Part I: The Inequity Engendered by Protectionism National security, as it has been traditionally understood, defends against war and other forms of destructive treachery…View More The Rise of Economics as an Element of National Security: Part 2: Not All Forms of Production Are Created Equal
National security has become the catchall justification for government inserting itself into matters which are beyond the purview given it by the Constitution. The definition…View More The Rise of Economics as an Element of National Security: Part I: The Inequity Engendered by Protectionism