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It's Getting Real

The case against conservatism

The 40% Problem

The 40 Percent Problem

The Original Sin of the United States of America is slavery. The Civil War did not solve the problem of slavery. Oh, sure, it effectively ended the practice of slavery in the United States and hey, it only took us a little over 100 years longer than most of the rest of the civilized world, but that's how America rolls, ain't it? We do the wrong thing over and over and over again and again and again until it huts so much that we finally, at long last and only begrudgingly do the right thing.