An odd choice, but it’s what’s in my head this morning. “End Transmission, Part 1,” by The Decoration.
Archives for April 2013
My Kids Love This Book
No, it’s not about politics or economics. It’s Unlikely Friendships: 47 Remarkable Stories from the Animal Kingdom .
Commissar of the Week?
I’ve been writing lately about what I call commissars of approved opinion, who can be found on both left and right. On the left, I recently profiled the hapless Ian Millhiser , who hops around the Internet trying to stop people from promoting views to which he and his… Read More
I’m Giving Away DVDs, Plus Live Q&A Tomorrow
We’ll soon be unveiling course number eight at LibertyClassroom.com , where you can learn economics, history, and more while on the go. Subscribe by April 30 and I’ll send you a free copy of Nullification: The Rightful Remedy , a DVD documentary produced by the Foundation for a Free Society.… Read More
National Catholic Reporter: Libertarianism Dangerous
Writes Michael Sean Winters of the left-wing National Catholic Reporter: James Hohmann, at Politico , makes the case that libertarianism is going mainstream. This is the scariest development in contemporary American politics and members of both political parties need to be on the alert, especially Catholics. You may find yourself agreeing with… Read More
Next Stops: St. Paul, Milwaukee, and New York City
On May 4 I’ll be at O’Gara’s in St. Paul , after speaking on Church history in the afternoon. On May 14 it’s the Wisconsin Forum , with drinks, then dinner, and then me. Finally, the zombie returns: Bob Murphy and I will reprise the zombie and do other fun things in New York City , June… Read More
Missouri Nullification Bill Passes House, Quotes from Kentucky Resolutions
House Bill 436 in Missouri has just passed by a veto-proof majority. Proponents say it nullifies virtually all federal gun control, past, present, and future. It quotes copiously from the Kentucky Resolutions of 1798 , drafted by Thomas Jefferson. Read it here . What is nullification? See StateNullification.com .
Bullish on Gold
For a Smile This Morning
Even if you’re not on Twitter, check out my list of recent tweets , most of which are aimed at neocons Jamie Weinstein and Jamie Kirchick, both of whom thought the Iraq War — arguably the dumbest, most heavily propagandized war in U.S. history — was just super, and who… Read More
April’s Book Winners
Every month I give away signed, personalized books to ten people who subscribe to my free e-letter . This month’s winners are: David Morrow Tim Bakamjian Ryan Schumann Ron Webb Carole Wandless Michael Langemeier Ed Groover Ricardo Navarro Debbie Earhart Patty Hankins