Left-liberals have been arguing that the 1798 Act for the Relief of Sick and Disabled Seamen, which none of them knew about until well after Obama’s health-care bill passed, makes Obama’s bill constitutional. Touching as this sudden constitutional scrupulosity may be, the 1798 act proves… Read More
Archives for June 2011
Kindle or Not?
I am considering getting a Kindle, but I understand .epub files are not compatible with it. I want to be able to read the electronic version of books that the Mises Institute makes available, but all of them are in .epub format. Is there some… Read More
Brad DeLong Dismantled
I know it’s been done a million times, but in this case DeLong (the famous Keynesian at Berkeley) is shown to be in so far over his head that he really owes the world an apology, though I rather doubt we ought to expect one.
Ask Ron Paul a Question, Get an Answer
Instead of “USA! USA! USA!” — i.e., the kind of reply designed to flatter and placate the rubes — you get a sensible reflection of the sort one might have heard in the old days from Robert Taft, whom our laptop bombardiers have never heard… Read More
There Is More to Life than Elephants and Jackasses
This article is example #8,933 of the importance of Jack Hunter as an Old Right, non-neocon writer and speaker. Jack discusses his meeting with Kirkpatrick Sale, the radical decentralist who had enough principle to have his name removed from the masthead of The Nation when that magazine began drooling… Read More
Memo to “Conservatives”: The Wars Aren’t Conservative
Alert: Politician Tells Truth Regardless of Focus Groups
Yet another excellent interview with Ron Paul, this one by the heroic Sirius/XM radio host Mike Church . This video was recorded after the Southern Republican Leadership Conference. Of course, no other politician will stick to principled positions, actually defying the three-inch “mainstream” our overlords have allowed… Read More
Which College Should You Choose?
Walter Williams and I wrote forewords to the 2012-13 edition of Choosing the Right College , just released. It’s really an excellent resource.
Want to Understand the World? Read These Books
Here’s my short list of books I would recommend to someone who is interested in the ideas on this site and wants to learn more. If you read and absorb these books you will never look at the world the same way again. If you’re… Read More
Has the Supreme Court Revived the Tenth Amendment?
Mike Church has Professor Kevin Gutzman on to discuss the recent decision in Bond v. United States. Listen to both parts here .