Voluntaryists have a unique outlook on government. They view the State as an invasive institution. It imposes a coercive monopoly over defense services and collects its revenues via compulsory taxation.
Patriotism, it has been said, is the last refuge of scoundrels. Indeed, with 86% of the American public disapproving of Congress' performance, refuge-seeking politicians have wrapped themselves in the flag to denounce the fact that the U.S. Olympic t
A new study finds that so-called "safety-net" hospitals that serve the poor do a worse job overall than other hospitals, a potentially big problem as health care reform boosts the number of people who have insurance and more choice about where they c
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has taken refuge in Ecuador’s embassy in London, where according to Ecuadorian authorities he is “under the protection of the Ecuadorian state,” as he awaits the government’s decision on his application for political
Milos Forman, who won Academy Awards for best director for the films "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus," has penned a defense of the formal American military/political system, the one that is waging at least six overt and covert wars ove
Though we've written a number of positive articles about Iceland, we're rapidly getting over the idea of Iceland as a courageous "mighty mite" standing up against Europe's "banksters."
A wide-ranging surveillance operation by the Food and Drug Administration against a group of its own scientists used an enemies list of sorts as it secretly captured thousands of e-mails that the disgruntled scientists sent privately to members of Co
Governments have never existed to solve problems domestic or international. Governments and their institutions exist merely to further and secure the interests of favored groups, but We the People are never the favored group.
Administration Eases Burdensome Work Requirement for Welfare Recipients The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued notice that it is rewriting the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) reform law of 1996. Specifically, HHS i
Not even the Fourth of July could stop the Pentagon from an absolutely massive week of defense spending.
Less than two weeks after becoming the first sitting cabinet member in American history to be held in contempt of Congress, disgraced Attorney General Eric Holder spoke in front of the highly controversial National Council of La Raza...
Who flies the robotic skies? Drones have evolved from the U.S. military's battlefield scouts into the hottest new gadgets for Homeland Security and local police departments.
Scranton, Pennsylvania's, the state's sixth-most-populous city (population of 76,089 in 2010 census), is down to its last $5,000 and has no way to pay salaries.
This is a fictional story showing how the last vestiges of the republic, your personal wealth and gold could disappear in 24 hours.
When New Hampshire Governor John Lynch signed HB 146 into law on June 18, the Granite State became the first in the nation to enact a measure explicitly recognizing and protecting the indispensable right of jury nullification.
An international body devoted to security and democracy Sunday chided Russia—one of its 56 members—on its human rights record and urged governments to impose sanctions by banning visas and freezing the assets of Russians connected to the death of a c
Loss of Maarib Pipeline Costs Yemen $15 Million Per Day
Liberals Blast Move as Fueling 'Constitutional Crisis'
Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez declared himself fully recovered from cancer on Monday, three months before an election in which he is seeking another six-year term.
The government of Iceland has forgiven the mortgage debt for much of its population.
US authorities offered a $1 million reward Monday for information about four suspects wanted over the killing of a border agent in December 2010.
West Nile virus prevention sprays will be sprinkled in parts of Staten Island, Queens, and the Bronx by the city’s Department of Health (DOH) Monday.
Administration Shrugs Off Negative Jobs Report The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the official unemployment rate remained above 8% for the 41st straight month. The picture for Black unemployment was even more discouraging bumping up in J
TEPCO, government faulted for betraying public; report cites self-interested decisions before and after disaster
A Hallandale Beach lifeguard was offered his job back on Thursday after being fired for leaving his post to rescue a man drowning outside the zone he was hired to patrol. Lifeguard Tomas Lopez told NBC 6 that he won't be taking the job back. Lo
...an extraordinary story that will actually have an impact on the day-to-day lives of tens of millions of Americans is rolling efficiently forward in dozens of state legislatures. And neither mainstream media nor the public is paying much attention.
If you voted, you have no right to complain, says George Carlin. Don't Do it.
For John Roberts, it is Palm Sunday.
Now that the Supreme Court has given its blessings to Obamacare, mandates included, here are six things you need to remember about where we are and how we got here.
Every day some 3,000 Indian children die from illnesses related to malnutrition, and yet countless heaps of rodent-infested wheat and rice are rotting in fields across the north of their own country. It is an extraordinary paradox created by a rig