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You can love your country while opposing its government

You can love your country while opposing its government. This shouldn’t be a controversial statement, but apparently—at least to some people—it is. Inherent in the opposite belief is the idea that a country and its government are one and the same, yet nothing could be further from the truth. A country is defined by its …

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Exposing the ‘lesser of two evils’ fallacy

You hear the argument every election cycle. It’s espoused at the federal, state, and local level. Democrats use it. Republicans use it. Surprisingly, even some Libertarians and anarchists can be heard appealing to it. It’s the ‘lesser of two evils argument,’ but despite its wide adoption, it’s a fallacy. One trick to making a fallacy …