You guys know I’m a bit behind in blogging because of the work I’m doing on the Ron Paul homeschool curriculum, work which will ease up by the end of next month, but better late than never: here’s radio host Steve Deace, to whom I… Read More
Archives for July 2013
Syd Barrett, who helped found Pink Floyd, died on this day in 2006. It is an outrage that this 90-second video, which sets his solo song “Effervescing Elephant” to animation and was made by a fan, has barely 1000 views.
That’s the amendment that prevents the quartering of troops in private homes. There’s actually a Third Amendment case pending in Nevada. (It would spoil the fun to note that its success requires the incorporation doctrine.) Police arrested homeowners for refusing to allow their home to be used as… Read More
For loot and plunder, maybe. With an open U.S. Senate seat now available in Iowa thanks to the retirement of Democrat Tom Harkin, Republicans there are scrambling to replace him with a business-as-usual, platitude-repeating, treat-us-like-we’re-7 neocon automaton. They are afraid, however, that the Ron Paul folks in charge of… Read More
At this year’s Mises University summer program, the week-long event of the Mises Institute, I have the honor of delivering the opening talk. But I’m also doing my “Evening with Tom Woods” that I’ve been doing for the past few years. Two years ago I… Read More
Writes Kevin Gutzman: “In the Founders’ day, the 4th of July was a partisan holiday. It was celebrated in the 1790s and 1800s by Jeffersonian Republicans desirous of showing their devotion to Jeffersonian, rather than Hamiltonian, political philosophy. If you were a Federalist in the 1790s,… Read More