Rich text editor, edit-body, press ALT 0 for help.Rich text editor, edit-body, press ALT 0 for help. http://www.libertarian.co.uk/multimedia/2014-01-24-sig-sw.mp3 On Friday the 24th January 2014, Sean Gabb, Director of the Libertarian Alliance, gave a speech to the Swinton Circle. He spoke … Continue reading ?
Chris Hayes has it exactly right. He's an Editor-at-Large for The Nation, (at least he was in 2012) and has a book out titled, Twilight of the Elites: America after the Meritocracy. What I refer to as the Corporatocracy (from John Perkins, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man) or the Oligarchy, Mr. Show More Summary
Governor Markell's State of the State address is just chocked full of goodies primarily for corporations and wondrous promises (that we'll pay for later, apparently).In fact, there's too much interesting stuff to do it justice without...Show More Summary
The War Against Armed Crime: We Need Guns to Make Us Safer Sean Gabb (Published in The Birmingham Post, 7th June 2006) The current debate on armed crime is depressingly predictable. Everyone agrees something must be done. Just about everyone … Continue reading ?
by Dick Puddlecote http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/DickPuddlecote/~3/erA4nLCKlNw/why-scared-people-are-scared.html Why The Scared People Are Scared Yesterday, I saw scared people on Irish TV. Today, via this article in French magazine Challenge, we see exactly why they’re so scared. The market for nicotine replacement lost 7% … Continue reading ?
by Dick Puddlecote http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/DickPuddlecote/~3/a-8JAUQG7ew/i-see-scared-people.html I See Scared People On Sunday, an article was published at Nicotine Science and Policy discussing why public health is so irrationally opposed to e-cigs. One suggestion, above all, encapsulates exactly what is happening. “[W]e think … Continue reading ?
by Roderick Long http://c4ss.org/content/24008 Finding The Brake In his 1815 Principles of Politics, French liberal author Benjamin Constant defended the monarch’s “right to dissolve representative assemblies.” Constant’s position might seem surprising. Wasn’t securing the independence of parliaments from the royal … Continue reading ?
by Sheldon Richman http://c4ss.org/content/24007 Libertarian Class Analysis Say the words “class analysis” or “class conflict” and most people will think of Karl Marx. The idea that there are irreconcilable classes, their conflict inherent in the nature of things, is one … Continue reading ?
Monday I posted about how Utah has made gigantic strides in ending homelessness by giving homeless people their own apartments.Today I discover that, thanks to a Defense War Department program, Utah police are outfitting themselves with...Show More Summary
As I posted yesterday, and the WNJ picked up today, Delaware's Chancery Court is trying to get the Supreme Court to reverse lower court decisions that it is illegal to have secret arbitrations for business disputes.I love that reasoning...Show More Summary
Reblogged from John Kersey: A new CD has been issued by Romantic Discoveries Recordings: Franz von Holstein (1826-78): Piano Sonata in C minor, op. 28 John Kersey, piano RDR CD102 Total time: 76 minutes 54 seconds Franz von Holstein (1826-78): … Continue reading ?
http://www.burnleyexpress.net/what-s-on/reviews/book-review-the-curse-of-babylon-by-richard-blake-1-6369231 Book review: The Curse of Babylon by Richard Blake by Pam Norfolk Published on the 22 January 2014 By the 7th century, the Roman Empire was in tatters… Rome was a pile of rubble, Greece was virtually lost, Spain … Continue reading ?
by Chuck Hammill http://c4ss.org/content/23697 From Crossbows To Cryptography: Techno-Thwarting The State “From Crossbows To Cryptography: Techno-Thwarting The State” [PDF] was written by Chuck Hammill and presented for Future of Freedom Conference, November 1987. Public Domain: Duplicate and Distribute Freely You … Continue reading ?
It used to be, back in the original days of the Republic, that war (unless you were simply directly attacked) was to be considered the last possible option to be pursued only when all other means had failed. Even then, a declarationShow More Summary
David Davis http://www.archbishop-cranmer.blogspot.co.uk/2008/04/lisbon-treaty-introduces-eu-wide-death.html I think it might be time to flag this one to The Faithful. Some of us may not have noticed it – I certainly didn’t. Do you read Eurotreaties? I do not, for I have not time. … Continue reading ?
Once again, I offer my response to an email from a "Conservative" friend. He asked me about political "sides" (e.g., Right v. Left, Conservatives v. Liberals, etc.), and also whether or not I thought our economic system might collapse...and...Show More Summary
Delaware has now petitioned to have its practice of secret trials (we call them "arbitrations" but the lower courts have consistently ruled that they are, in effect, trials) reviewed by the Supreme Court.The Delaware Coalition for Open...Show More Summary
This story of a home invasion in Dover makes an important Libertarian point:Three men armed with baseball bats and handguns forced their way into a Dover-area home early today, assaulted four residents and ran off with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said. Show More Summary
In which we travel into interesting waters... (for a fairly long trip, so be prepared)Dr. King's 1968 book, Where do we go from here: chaos or community?, is profound in that it criticizes anti-poverty programs for their piecemeal approach,...Show More Summary
Gordon Smith, a Libertarian friend from central Delaware, is a proud man, and it has been exceptionally difficult for him to bear up under a mass of false charges from his ex-wife and others in a world where we are conditioned by our...Show More Summary