Note: This is alarming. No doubt, the American Government and its various satrapies are doing their best to shut down debate on the New World Order. However, though I don’t claim to be any kind of expert on the technologies … Continue reading ?
by Stephan Kinsella http://propertyandfreedom.org/2013/12/stephan-kinsella-the-role-of-the-corporation-and-limited-liability-in-a-free-society-pfs-2013/ Stephan Kinsella, “The Role of the Corporation and Limited Liability In a Free Society” (PFS 2013) Stephan Kinsella’s speech for the 2013 Annual Meeting is now available (see below). Show More Summary
by Dick Puddlecote http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/DickPuddlecote/~3/qFoNG80ixaQ/so-who-is-actually-in-charge-then.html So Who Is Actually In Charge Then? The Conservative Party website seems to have been hacked. David Cameron’s philosophy has always been making sure people are in control and that politicians are their servants, not their … Continue reading ?
It would be funny if (a) it didn't involve real people who already depended on government promises of coverage, and (b) it were not so predictable.As the $156 billion in cuts for seniors on Medicare advantage kick in, thousands of doctors...Show More Summary
by Ron Paul http://original.antiwar.com/paul/2013/12/01/you-cannot-negotiate-with-iran/ Note: I wrote these words on the 4th September this year. It turns out that I was broadly right. Mr Obama took a big risk, and now seems to have outflanked the neo-cons. We can all … Continue reading ?
A current AP story titled "Should You Worry or is the US Military at the Ready?" is making all the rounds and stirring up "concerns" by the usual suspects that the sequestration has "gutted" our military capacity.Typical of the comments...Show More Summary
This, and many other stories, must raise the whole issue of our narrative on Europe. It is not the case that EU bureaucrats and native Quislings are smothering our natural libertarian culture. We live in a sinister police state that … Continue reading ?
This all is not unique to the USA; it's a worldwide phenomenon in the developed world... at least, in general. Perhaps a country such as Norway, for example, is not yet Fascist...really, I don't know. As usual, I'm using FDR's and Mussolini's definition of Fascism: the power of the State married to the power of BIG Business. Show More Summary
by Dick Puddlecote http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/DickPuddlecote/~3/dZ_Bi8LrPDE/the-bmj-is-anti-science.html The BMJ Is “Anti-Science” In October I reported on how the BMJ had discarded its integrity by refusing studies funded by the tobacco industry. I made a couple of observations. [...] we’ve always been told how … Continue reading ?
The facts will be inevitably loose in this kind of discussion, partly because of limited data and partly because we are looking at trends rather than absolutes. Just as the assertion that Swedes tend to taller than Chinamen is valid … Continue reading ?
by Dick Puddlecote http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/DickPuddlecote/~3/xKdjQALq4zk/its-like-christmas-eve-for-nick-clegg.html It’s Like Christmas Eve For Nick Clegg Personally, the news of another review of plain packaging looks like a stitch-up to me. It is being conducted – in double quick time, we are told – by … Continue reading ?
Culture War, Education, Liberty
I originally wrote this one for Thanksgiving 2007, when this blog was all of three weeks old, which meant that next to nobody read it at the time.This year I'm not about to leave for Virginia to carve turkey (that I didn't cook), but for the vicinity of Magnolia to eat turkey that I didn't cook. Show More Summary
Culture Wars and the Police State: A Reply to Kevin Carson http://attackthesystem.com/2013/11/28/culture-wars-and-the-police-state-a-reply-to-kevin-carson/ This is my response to Kevin Carson’s recently republished review of Sean Gabb’s book “Cultural Revolution, Culture War” Libertarian Alliance I doubt it’s possible to develop a thorough … Continue reading ?
by Robert Henderson http://englandcalling.wordpress.com/2013/11/27/the-scottish-independence-referendum-unanswered-questions/ The Scottish Independence Referendum – unanswered questions Robert Henderson NB UK2 stands for the UK containing England, Wales and Northern Ireland The vote on Scottish independence is in 2014. Show More Summary
by Dick Puddlecote http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/DickPuddlecote/~3/yNpBNHpSGl8/nice-are-not-nice-at-all.html NICE Are Not Nice At All Another day, another case of counter-productive anti-smoker bullying. Unsurprisingly, the BBC splashed this tiny story everywhere they possibly could; devoted their Radio 5 phone-in to it; and – of course … Continue reading ?
by Kevin Carson http://c4ss.org/content/22787 Cultural Revolution, Culture War: How Conservatives Lost England, And How to Get It Back Sean Gabb, successor to the late Chris Tame as Director of the Libertarian Alliance, is very much a man of the Right: … Continue reading ?
by Kevin Carson http://c4ss.org/content/22788 The End of Politics: New Labour And The Folly Of Managerialism Chris Dillow, a heterodox economist who owns Stumbling and Mumbling blog, attacks managerialism from a position decidedly on the Left. But it’s a Left that’s … Continue reading ?
Let me count the ways:The Democrats have given us:1. A Secretary of Education with only minimal actual public education experience along with an bald-faced allegiance to a corporate reform agenda so confusing that he can't even keep his stories straight when talking to the chief school officers in a public meeting.2. Show More Summary
The idea of curbing the power of the State by vesting unfettered and unbalanced power in the hands of a single State officer is not only ludicrous but dangerous.Want better suggestions?Simple: let's do initiative, referendum, and recall.But...Show More Summary