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Dan Carpenter is a graduate of Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, California and is currently studying political science at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California. He is also a research assistant at the Henry Salvatori Center for the Study of Individual Freedom in the Modern World at Claremont McKenna College. After graduating he hopes to work in public policy, consulting, or government