Peter Schiff has accused the National Inflation Association, which made the “College Conspiracy” documentary I linked to last week, of engaging in a “pump-and-dump” stock scam. Bob Wenzel’s most recent post on the subject, which contains links to earlier posts and to statements by both sides, has the latest… Read More
I am beating a dead horse at this point, but thanks to Jeff Gough for pointing out this piece by Roderick Long , professor of philosophy at Auburn University. Roderick’s anarcho-libertarian credentials are fairly solid, I think, and he here advances — with nods to Lysander Spooner and Herbert… Read More
You’re going to be shocked to hear this, I know, but the president says he doesn’t need congressional authorization for the mission in Libya, since it is “limited.” Of course, he is wrong, as he is on everything. See my piece “The Phony Case for Presidential War Powers.” Watch for Mark Levin, my… Read More
I made an argument the other day that voting, while obviously not morally obligatory, can be morally acceptable under some circumstances. Not everyone agreed. Christine Smith, who ran for the Libertarian Party’s nomination for president in 2008, takes me to task in this video. (“Absurd” and “stupid” are… Read More
I know a lot of people who, rightly appalled at the immoral political system we live under, conclude that it would be morally wrong to vote, or at least that they themselves will not do so, because they would thereby be consenting to the system. … Read More
I spend six minutes outlining some key principles that should inform our thinking.
What they really mean, of course, is that Ron Paul defies political categories and takes positions outside the continuum from Hillary Clinton to Mitt Romney, and people whose minds have been formed in the ideological prison camps we call public schools cannot abide unapproved opinions. … Read More