I smack down Mother Jones magazine. (And here’s the resource page the video refers to.)
Archives for May 2011
See You in Los Angeles
Please spread the word about this great event I’ll be speaking at this Saturday. Great speakers, great music, and great camaraderie. Be sure to get your ticket , and see you there!
How to Learn Austrian Economics
I’ve just updated my Learn Austrian Economics resource page.
One of these books is not like the others. Can you figure it out? (Thanks to Lew Rockwell’s indispensable new Political Theatre blog.)
Peter Schiff vs. the National Inflation Association
Peter Schiff has accused the National Inflation Association, which made the “College Conspiracy” documentary I linked to last week, of engaging in a “pump-and-dump” stock scam. Bob Wenzel’s most recent post on the subject, which contains links to earlier posts and to statements by both sides, has the latest… Read More
Long, Spooner, and Spencer on Voting
I am beating a dead horse at this point, but thanks to Jeff Gough for pointing out this piece by Roderick Long , professor of philosophy at Auburn University. Roderick’s anarcho-libertarian credentials are fairly solid, I think, and he here advances — with nods to Lysander Spooner and Herbert… Read More
Why It Is OK to Vote, Part II
Obama to Congress: It’s Constitutional to Ignore You
You’re going to be shocked to hear this, I know, but the president says he doesn’t need congressional authorization for the mission in Libya, since it is “limited.” Of course, he is wrong, as he is on everything. See my piece “The Phony Case for Presidential War Powers.” Watch for Mark Levin, my… Read More
Christine Smith on Not Voting
I made an argument the other day that voting, while obviously not morally obligatory, can be morally acceptable under some circumstances. Not everyone agreed. Christine Smith, who ran for the Libertarian Party’s nomination for president in 2008, takes me to task in this video. (“Absurd” and “stupid” are… Read More