Or any of our gatekeepers of approved opinion. Watch what happens when Gergen is asked fundamental questions for a change, instead of the usual “How can we make the regime function more smoothly?” (Thanks to Randy Stevenson.)
Archives for November 2012
Left-Wing AlterNet Didn’t Like Ron Paul’s Farewell Speech
It didn’t sound like their eighth-grade textbooks . (Thanks to Travis Holte.) (Incidentally, for defenses of Ron Paul’s positions in a whole host of areas, particularly ones that would shock respectable opinion, see my video defenses of Dr. Paul.)
Forget Nullification, Says ‘Conservative’ Group; Stick to the Establishment’s Rules
I’d Like to Give You Some Money, and I’m Not from Nigeria
It’s easy money all the same. You know how Amazon’s affiliate program pays you a little dough every time someone orders a product through your link (via your website, Facebook page, Twitter account, etc.)? I have an affiliate program for Liberty Classroom , except I pay you… Read More
Taxation and Forced Labor: What’s the Difference?
I am thinking a lot about taxation in light of all this “fiscal cliff” talk. According to the late Harvard philosopher Robert Nozick in his 1974 book Anarchy, State, and Utopia , “taking the earnings of n hours of labor” is not different from “forcing the person to work n… Read More
More NDAA Nullification
On December 5 the Williamsport (Pennsylvania) Tea Party is holding a meeting on nullifying the indefinite-detention provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act. If you’re in the area, please attend. Here’s my resource page on Nullification and the NDAA .
Poll: Americans Want Free Stuff, Paid for by Others
A Good Jefferson Biography?
I get inquiries on a regular basis regarding a good biography of Thomas Jefferson. I generally refer people to the list Kevin Gutzman compiled of Jefferson books . One book I would stay away from is Albert Jay Nock’s Mr. Jefferson . You’d think this would be a great… Read More
Someone Finally Loves Bruce Bartlett
Bruce “Won’t Someone Please Love Me” Bartlett finally has an admirer. And it’s Paul Krugman . (Thanks to Bob Wenzel .)