Master of Querimonies

No prob.

Posted in Uncategorized by Davis X. Machina on November 6, 2012

The national security state is now almost as old as the slaveholding republic was on the day Lincoln signed the Emancipation.

And as entrenched.

And as ring-fenced with settled law.

And as toxic.

Getting rid of slavery required the demise of one party, (or two, depending on how you want to count the Democracy), and the rise of another, and the rise-and-fall of several minor parties (Free Soil, Liberty). And near eighty years. And a civil war.

On this issue, though, third-party top-of-the-ballot votes should do the trick, and in just a couple of cycles.