Military – Defense

A military defense system against foreign invasion is an obvious service that every state might provide, since this is not something that an individual can provide for him/herself.  Nevertheless, there are some who argue that maintaining a standing army in times of peace is not conducive to democracy or a  healthy economy. A purely defensive…

Volunteer Support for Warfare and Welfare

Partisan groups are often divided over the issue of spending tax dollars on war and spending tax dollars on welfare. What if decisions about going to war, sending weapons, or funding police actions could be made by the people instead of Congress or the President? What if those who voted for war were expected to…