Common Sense Soapbox


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Short videos with a punchy, comedic tone and entertaining Socratic characters taking on trending issues and important concepts from a classical liberal perspective, written & animated by Seamus Coughlin.

The Chicken and the Trade War

April 26, 2018

The Great Chicken War of the 1960s had far-reaching and unexpected consequences. It's the reason why Americans pay more for light-weight trucks.

For more information on how the Chicken Tax impacts us to this day, check out FEE's article, "The Chicken Tax Makes Trucks Expensive and Unavailable"

Written by Seamus Coughlin & Jennifer Maffessanti
Produced by Seamus Coughlin

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