Showing posts from March, 2015

An Excellent Review

Judge Andrew Napolitano and I have been "Judging Freedom" for 3 years. But even in 3 years, you can cover just so much in 20-30 minute increments per week! The mission statement of the Libertas Media Project and the central focus of our conversations

Something's Happening Here...What it is ain't exactly clear...

Buffalo Springfield had a 1967 hit with prescient lyrics to this column from Tom Englehardt. Pull quote: After all, a grim new American system is arising before our eyes. Everything we once learned

"Goverment"? "Authority"?

“Government: If you refuse to pay unjust taxes, your property will be confiscated. If you attempt to defend your property, you will be arrested. If you resist arrest, you will be clubbed. If you defend yourself against clubbing, you will be shot dead. These procedures are known as the Rule of Law.” —Edward Abbey The problem is that the people are taught that when violence has been made “legal” and is committed by “authority,” it changes from immoral violence into righteous “law enforcement.” The fundamental premise upon which all “government” rests is

Quotable Quotes

"...authoritarians and other sociopaths seek one thing above all else – control. Some are satisfied with just dominating the local PTA, but others want to dominate the world. It is just a matter of degree, but these people exist. And they will do whatever they can to smother the rights of others, which recurs time and again throughout history." James Turk The approach is reminiscent of that of King Solomon’s offer to “cut the baby in half” (the Aristotelian mean?) in order to satisfy competing claims for the child.

Slouching Toward Extinction "The Fallacy of Limited Government"

With all the Cheers and Jeers of C-PAC 2015 fading into Yesterday’s News, let us carpe the diem to add to the growing list of oxymoronic fantasies in desperate need of extinction, a term heard early and often whenever conservatives and libertarians congregate: “Limited Government”. Like “settled science”, the Tooth Fairy and Honest Politicians, not only is there no such thing, there never has been.