The Fifth Amendment in the Bill of Rights prohibits trying a person twice for the same crime. But the federal government now routinely ignores this.
Only gradually, the damage becomes visible. Economic growth is dwindling; political conflicts over income distribution are increasing; the state becomes more and more powerful.
Decentralization and SecessionGlobal EconomyLegal System
Let's set aside the politically tempting task of speculating about what might happen in the event of a No Deal Brexit, what can we say with certainty will happen?
Money and BanksMoney and Banking
Loose monetary policy can appear to work so long as real wealth is expanding. But money expansion weakens wealth creation over time, eventually leading to slower growth, lost wealth, and economic busts.
Income can never be equal. Income must be considered, of course, in real and not in money terms; otherwise there would be no true equality.
The EnvironmentTaxes and Spending
The whole episode shows the folly of top-down political solutions to social challenges.
While repealing laws and police reforms are important in alleviating mass incarceration, the problem is likely to continue as long as prosecutors are permitted to operate with so few constraints.