Bob Taylor of Taylor Guitars talks about his efforts to preserve sources of ebony. It’s not a totally free-market story — the government of Cameroon is still in charge — but still suggestive of how a free market might operate. (Thanks to Michael Hutchison.)
Archives for June 2013
If you’re like me and really like Jon Anderson and sort of like Vangelis, you will enjoy this funny story. Jon still has a lovely voice, even though he is nearly 69 years old.
The media has released a photo of Edward Snowden with his pants down from 2002. Therefore, the NSA is fine.
Michael Lind, who asked that question that libertarians are supposed to have such trouble answering (if libertarianism is so awesome, why aren’t there any libertarian countries?), is back with a reply to all the criticisms. Or rather, he’s back with a reply to one criticism . I’ve already explained to Lind why… Read More
So writes the blog — called Next New Deal (a promise or a threat?) — of the Roosevelt Institute. (Thanks to Gareth.)
I think my site is due for a redesign. It’s a very attractive site, in my opinion, and I’m very pleased with it, but I need to shuffle things around, so I may as well go for a redesign at the same time. Here’s the… Read More
Some people in northern Colorado are proposing a secession ballot initiative, to create a new state that would adopt less onerous measures on agriculture and energy in particular. (Thanks to Ty Criswell and everyone else who sent this.)
After our NYC event “The Zombie Returns” last Saturday, Bob Murphy kept the zombie makeup on for karaoke.
The Ridley Report gets footage of a woman trying to get peaceful counter-protesters moved so she and her friends can have their welfare-state demonstration without dissent. Policeman explains that you can’t have people removed from a public place just because you don’t like what they’re… Read More