A sign at the international boundary between Canada and the United States in Point Roberts, Washington.
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Promoting Immigrant Lawlessness

July 13, 2017 Andrew Piziali 14

On July 10 James C. Harrington wrote an article for “The Texas Observer” titled “Protecting Immigrant Families: A Call for an Economic Boycott of Texas.” He should have called it “Promoting Immigrant Lawlessness: How to […]

Texas gold bank withdrawal slip.
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Texas Gold Returning to Texas

June 20, 2017 Andrew Piziali 11

“What are ‘dollars’ made of?” “Paper, your kingship.” “Paper!” replied the king incredulously, “You mean [Americans] prefer paper to gold and silver?” So goes the exchange between Minister of Justice Gorkey and King Igor II […]

The New Amsterdam and New York regions of New York State
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New York and New Amsterdam?

June 5, 2017 Andrew Piziali 1

The word “secession” often conjures up the War Between the States or a small disgruntled province declaring its independence from an abusive parent country. However, sometimes even smaller societies desire greater autonomy and declare their […]

Gun on flag
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Texas Unlicensed Carry Dies Again

May 19, 2017 Andrew Piziali 58

Last week the House Calendars Committee killed any chance of passing legislation allowing for the unlicensed carrying of a handgun in Texas, for now. This is the second legislative session in which this effort failed. […]

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Secession Means Peace

May 8, 2017 Andrew Piziali 1

“When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate […]

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