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Talking about pollution in Delaware without the lies and evasions

Like the Vichy French police official Louis in Casablanca who was "Shocked! I tell you, shocked!" to discover gambling at Rick's Place (while pocketing his winnings), the strategy of Governor Jack Markell, the rest of Delaware's "major...Show More Summary

Helping Delaware (and Joe Miro) solve the Medicaid conundrum

Two months ago, in a post covering the Delaware government's immense surprise at rising Medicaid costs, I quoted this from the WNJ: Officials in Markell’s administration say they were surprised this fall when the federal government signaled it would shift some Medicaid costs back to the state. Show More Summary

Whither Libertarianism?

http://therightstuff.biz/2014/02/28/whither-libertarianism/ by Michael Enoch Many harsh criticisms have been made on this site, by myself and others, of the more autistic, neckbeardy and fedoraish strains of Libertarianism. Bulbasaur in particular has gained a reputation for pouring vitriol and contempt down on Libertarianism and its bastard … Continue reading ?

Government Of The People, By The People, For Ignoring The People

by Dick Puddlecote http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/DickPuddlecote/~3/ha0ihv2OLjU/government-of-people-by-people-for.html Government Of The People, By The People, For Ignoring The People And so it came to pass, as predicted here on Tuesday, that the EU Tobacco Products Directive – corrupt and disingenuous as it is – … Continue reading ?

Downton on down

by Nick Land http://www.xenosystems.net/downton-on-down/ Downton on down Martin Hutchinson argues that — even after factoring in the crushing losses of WWI — the ‘Downton era’ did things better: In certain respects — behavioral and otherwise — the “Downton Abbey economy” … Continue reading ?

Traditional Britain Seminars 2014

Originally posted on John Kersey:http://traditionalbritain.org/content/traditional-britain-seminars-2014-john-kersey-was-enoch-right On the 8th March the Traditional Britain Group will be hosting a half day event, titled ‘Traditional Britain Seminars 2014? at a prestigious club in central London from 1pm until 6pm, followed by an…

Response To Comments On We’re Not Conservatives: Part Two

by Natasha Petrova http://c4ss.org/content/24947 Response To Comments On We’re Not Conservatives: Part Two The Libertarian Alliance blog posted my piece on why libertarians are not conservatives. It wasn’t received very well. The poster of the article argued thusly: Note: In … Continue reading ?

Murray Rothbard: Libertarian Socialist

Murray Rothbard: Libertarian Socialist by Keith Preston • Economics/Class Relations By Murray Rothbard Karl Hess’s brilliant and challenging article in this issue raises a problem of specifics that ranges further than the libertarian movement. For example, there must be hundreds … Continue reading ?

If You Don’t Want The Result, Look Away Now

by Dick Puddlecote http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/DickPuddlecote/~3/o6CviNyPKxI/if-you-dont-want-result-look-away-now.html If You Don’t Want The Result, Look Away Now Tomorrow morning, the EU will vote to approve the new Tobacco Products Directive. It was written by someone who has since been effectively fired over bribery allegations, … Continue reading ?

The British Green Party exposes its totalitarian mentality

by Robert Henderson http://livinginamadhouse.wordpress.com/2014/02/20/the-british-green-party-expose-their-totalitarian-mentality/ The British Green Party expose their totalitarian mentality Robert Henderson The British Green Party has put its undemocratic cards blatantly on the table. One of their most recent policy statements is a “ 10 point flood … Continue reading ?

Hoppe, Carson, Preston

http://attackthesystem.com/2014/02/25/hoppe-carson-and-me/ Hoppe, Carson, and Me by Keith Preston I have found that the two other thinkers within the current anti-state milieu to whom I am most often compared are Hans Hermann Hoppe and Kevin Carson. These associations are made by … Continue reading ?

Dead Horse Flogging At Its Finest

by Dick Puddlecote http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/DickPuddlecote/~3/uXcJwaOwO4w/dead-horse-flogging-at-its-finest.html Dead Horse Flogging At Its Finest After an incompetent, tripe-filled flight of laughable fancy on e-cigs earlier in the week, the Guardian have since produced a very balanced piece which – and I think this is … Continue reading ?

A Squeak Corrects Daily Mail’s Roaring Inaccuracy On E-Cigs

by Dick Puddlecote http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/DickPuddlecote/~3/P_skNyA0hnk/a-squeak-corrects-daily-mails-roaring.html A Squeak Corrects Daily Mail’s Roaring Inaccuracy On E-Cigs Just before Christmas, I predicted that the Daily Mail were about to receive a second telling-off of 2013 for their unfathomably crap reporting of e-cigs. They had … Continue reading ?

Appendix: The Axial Period

by Kevin Carson http://c4ss.org/content/24803 Appendix: The Axial Period Download: Destroying the Master’s House With the Master’s Tools: Some Notes on the Libertarian Theory of Ideology Karl Jaspers coined the term “Axial Age” to describe a widespread, fundamental shift in ethical … Continue reading ?

A World Divided

by Paddy Vipond http://c4ss.org/content/23289 A World Divided Further Note (24th February 2014) I’m moving this post to the top of the Blog in view of Paddy Vipond’s answer, which I think deserves a response. His claim that everyone who objects … Continue reading ?

The Enemy Of Ukraine’s Protesters Is Not Necessarily The American Right’s Friend

http://www.vdare.com/articles/the-enemy-of-ukraine-s-protesters-is-not-necessarily-the-american-right-s-friend Note: This article stands by itself as an attempt at dispassionate analysis. But I’ve known Roman for several years, and I trust his judgement. SIG The Enemy Of Ukraine’s Protesters Is Not Necessarily The American Right’s Friend By Roman … Continue reading ?

Time to Upgrade My Hardware?

I built my current desktop computer five years ago. Here are the main specifications: Motherboard: Asus P5Q3 CPU Name Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9650 @ 3.00GHz Platform Name Socket 775 LGA RAM: 8Gb DDR3 666.6Mh Video: NVIDiA GeForce 9500GT Several terabytes of … Continue reading ?

Ukraine: Horrible, but nothing to be done about it

http://avtonomia.net/2014/02/19/zayavlenie-ast-kiev-o-situatsii-v-ukraine/ Note: I got this via Keith Preston. It may be the case that Ukraine is a post-Soviet slag heap, riddled with corruption, and kept stable by a kleptocratic tyranny. If so, I feel sorry for those people who want … Continue reading ?

Historical Examples

by Kevin Carson http://c4ss.org/content/24787 Historical Examples Download: Destroying the Master’s House With the Master’s Tools: Some Notes on the Libertarian Theory of Ideology Scott argues that the popular religion—or “folk Catholicism”—of Christian Europe, far from serving ruling interests, was practiced … Continue reading ?

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