Democracy Demands Transparency

– November 29, 2021

“If complete and instantaneous disclosure proves impossible politically, the United States should return to a government with powers so limited that it need not be constantly audited, watched, or dreaded.” ~ Robert E. Wright

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The Biden Crackdown on Thought Crimes

– November 26, 2021

“Extremism has always been a flag of political convenience, and the Biden team, the FBI, and their media allies will fan fears to sanctify new government crackdowns. But what if government is the most dangerous extremist of them all?” ~ James Bovard

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A Different Perspective: How Threat-Free Are Americans from Covid-19?

– November 26, 2021

“It’s a risk decidedly lower than what people have been made to believe. This belief, unhealthy in and of itself, has given way to tolerating dangerous government edicts while forestalling a grounded approach to individual risk assessment and management.” ~ Jon Sanders

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The Gospel of a 99% Consensus

– November 25, 2021

“It is not surprising to see an array of messiahs come up with genocidal plans to banish all evil, that is, reliable energy — the blood of modern, long, and prosperous life — in the name of the revealed ‘truth.'” ~ Robertas Bakula

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Why There is a Civic and Moral Duty to Oppose Tyrannical Bureaucracies

– November 20, 2021

“In the spirit of Mises, I offer this: A society that embraces coerced medical choices has chosen a path away from social cooperation and towards the disintegration of society.” ~ Barry Brownstein

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Pretrial “Justice” Is Anything But

– November 18, 2021

“If Sixth Amendment protections were honored, it would be nearly impossible for the United States to have the highest incarceration rate in the world. Due process rights are for everyone – not just those who can pay.” ~ Laura Williams

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The Church of State: Taxonomy of a New Religion

– November 16, 2021

“In viewing one another as sacred individuals, even the godless might just find something a little closer to God. If we don’t reestablish a doctrine of sacredness of persons, we risk returning to the horrors that marked the twentieth century.” ~ Max Borders

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The Case of Evergrande: Is There a Housing Bubble in China?

– November 16, 2021

“The Chinese housing bubble is enormous; various economic indicators leave no room for doubt. Evergrande’s problem is not an isolated issue but a systemic problem with the Chinese economy.” ~ Daniel Fernández

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Whose Life is it Anyway? Politicians Should Stop Claiming Our Futures as Their Own

– November 15, 2021

“Although Democrats are on the offense, Republicans were wildly irresponsible when they last held the majority. Watching the Democrats this year gives new meaning to the joke line, ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help you.’ Remember Sen. Murray.” ~ Doug Bandow

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Stop Protecting Presidents from History

– November 15, 2021

“Continuing to close the doors on presidential records is a clear and present danger to Americans recognizing how badly they have been misgoverned.” ~ James Bovard

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Fragility’s Triumph

– November 14, 2021

“As manners have coarsened, so—seemingly paradoxically—vulnerability, or the claim to vulnerability, has increased. The least expression which somebody finds disobliging is now treated as if it were a real sock on the jaw.” ~ Theodore Dalrymple

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Biden’s Plan to “Tax The Rich” Will Cost the Middle Class

– November 10, 2021

“With huge budget deficits, all it would take would be some future crisis for this tax to look like a good option to policy makers. And once the rich are subject to the tax, you will be next.” ~ Randall G. Holcombe

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