A group of U.S. senators is pushing a resolution declaring that if Israel is “compelled to take military action in self-defense, the United States government should stand with Israel and provide diplomatic, military and economic support to the government of Israel in its defense of its territory, people… Read More
Archives for February 2013
Cable TV still beats out the Internet, but the traditional oligopoly over information is crumbling before our eyes .
Here’s the video. I was curious to see this, but not so interested in ABC’s commentary, so I watched it silently. My wife tells me that my old college classmate and longtime friend Fr. Roger Landry will cover the conclave for EWTN.
In the forums at my Liberty Classroom , a subscriber asks faculty member Brion McClanahan: Watching your lectures at Tom Woods’ Liberty Classroom and am seeking other examples of sovereign political bodies forced to remain in a union. Khrushchev forced Hungary to remain in USSR in 1956 so I often ask… Read More
There are very good theoretical arguments against the minimum wage. Here’s an argument based on the reality of the U.S. job market: Almost all full-time workers (99.4%) are earning more than the minimum wage, and almost all full-time hourly workers (98.3%) are earning more than the minimum… Read More
I read this Pat Buchanan column yesterday, and I’m glad to see Lew Rockwell linking to it today. Here’s what it means to eviscerate an intellectual opponent: On Monday, [the Washington Post‘s Jennifer] Rubin declared that America’s “greatest national security threat is Iran.” Do conservatives really believe… Read More
That’s what nullification supporters are constantly told. Why, you have no right to resist orders from the federal government! And if there’s anything objectionable about them, the Supreme Court will intervene to protect you! Unless it decides you lack “standing.” See “ Justices Turn Back Challenge to Broader U.S. Eavesdropping .”
Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. government will step up its efforts on behalf of “regime change” in Syria, where Kerry is urging rebels not to negotiate with the Syrian government.
In 2012 it was Herman Cain, then Rick Perry, then Newt Gingrich, then Rick Santorum — any non-Ron Paul candidate would do for the alleged conservatives. Not one of them would have changed a thing, which is how conservatives must like it. Now it’s Marco… Read More