Since we’d known about the NSA’s activities for several years, what exactly was new about Edward Snowden’s revelations? I asked Judge Andrew Napolitano this question while hosting the Peter Schiff Show this morning.
Archives for August 2013
Buchanan/Woods on Foreign Policy Disasters, Rand Paul, 2016, Neocons, and More
From the Peter Schiff Show (which I hosted) today. Tomorrow I’ll talk to Judge Napolitano.
Debate: Austria v. Chicago
At this year’s PorcFest, Bob Murphy and David Friedman (Milton’s son) debated Austrian vs. Chicago School economics. The debate is below. As usual, each side thinks it crushed the other one. And of course my own bias is in favor of Bob. But here’s the… Read More
Hosting Peter Schiff This Week
Finally back home after lengthy travels, I’ll be hosting the Peter Schiff Show tomorrow (Thursday) and Friday. Tomorrow my guests will be Matt Welch of Reason magazine and Pat Buchanan. Listen live for free (no subscription necessary) during showtime, 10:00am-12:00pm.
Newt Gingrich: Maybe These Interventions Haven’t Worked
Newt Gingrich now admits that neoconservative foreign-policy interventionism has backfired. “It may be that our capacity to export democracy is a lot more limited than we thought,” the former Speaker said. (Before I get to the significance of this, one quick point: Gingrich says expressly, “I am a neoconservative.”… Read More
The Woods Family and the Judge
In my post about Mises University 2013 I neglected the nicest photo of all.
Major Outage: Waaah for Me, Hooray for You
You may have heard about the outage that struck HostGator, BlueHost, and HostMonster yesterday, with millions of websites affected. Thankfully, TomWoods.com is not hosted by any of those companies, but my sister site LibertyClassroom.com is. The outage lasted about eight hours — more or less unheard of. I sent out a notice alerting… Read More
Music Post #14
Not their best work by a long shot, but Jethro Tull’s “Home” is in my head these days. Just a simple, lovely song. As the dawn sun breaks over sleepy gardens I’ll be here to do all things to comfort you. And though I’ve been… Read More
How I Talk to Bob Murphy
Economist Bob Murphy and I shared an office at the Mises Institute last week. The subject of Ian Anderson , of Jethro Tull fame, came up. Bob is not familiar with Ian/Tull. So I decided to come up with a listening program for him. Thick as a Brick is too demanding… Read More
FSP Demands Apology for ‘Domestic Terrorist’ Classification
I noted here the other day that the Free State Project was expressly listed as one of the reasons the police department of Concord, New Hampshire, claimed it needed an armored vehicle . The Free State Project has struck back. President Carla Gericke writes: On behalf of FSP participants,… Read More