Next month I will be making a major announcement — no, I am not running for political office, but I am flattered that so many of you have asked — via my Tom Woods Letter. If you haven’t subscribed, jump on board . Meanwhile, here are March’s book… Read More
Archives for March 2013
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John Yoo , the former deputy assistant attorney general who defended the various increases in executive power exercised or called for by the Bush Administration (and whose positions Kevin Gutzman and I refuted in Who Killed the Constitution? ), defends the Iraq War on the grounds that even though the information at the government’s disposal… Read More
Anthony Gregory has assembled a very useful resource on libertarianism and war that is well worth bookmarking. He links to the full spectrum of libertarian opinion on the subject, and devotes some time specifically to the Civil War and the world wars. He makes kind reference to my book with Murray Polner, We Who Dared to Say No to War: American Antiwar Writing from 1812 to Now .… Read More
A lot of this won’t apply to you — much of it is taken up with criticisms of copyeditors — but that doesn’t mean it isn’t thoroughly enjoyable to read Thomas Sowell, one of my favorite writers, on writing . The best way to improve as a writer is to read the work of… Read More
Here’s an article that looks at the status of various state-level bills seeking to nullify new firearms regulations potentially coming from the federal government. It begins with this interesting observation about state defiance of federal marijuana laws: Shortly after voters in Colorado and Washington State approved measures that legalized… Read More
When you debate libertarianism or the free market on the Internet, you are guaranteed to hear, in addition to the inevitable roads objection, “Why, ‘monopolists’ would dominate the world! Wherever would we be without our wise protectors in the public sector,” etc. That’s why I… Read More