In “Empire of the Rising Scum,” Robert Shea observed that, regardless of their ostensible mission, hierarchical institutions tend to be headed by people whose primary skills are careerist climbing and bureaucratic in-fighting.
The ghost of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat is rising from his grave to haunt Israel and the Americans.
In a surreal segment on MSNBC last night, host Al Sharpton staged a dramatic reading of "The Great Mittsby," an theatrical interpretation of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's Hamptons fundraisers.
Earlier this year, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World"
This is a fictional story showing how the last vestiges of the republic, your personal wealth and gold could disappear in 24 hours.
For me, there was no surprise. From the very first day, I was convinced that Yasser Arafat had been poisoned by Ariel Sharon. I even wrote about it several times.
For many years, the liberty movement’s aspirations and actions have been focused on the presidential candidacy of Congressman Ron Paul. In Early June, this strategy backfired, following Rand Paul’s (Ron’s son) endorsement of Mitt Romney, a most dedic
Really, truly, why would women want to join the military?
There's the science, and then there's the glitter. As researchers celebrate the best-yet evidence of the existence of the Higgs boson, some are already thinking about who's going to get the Nobel Prize in physics for the seminal discovery.
Too many of today’s videogames are are roller-coaster rides, designed to create a sense of thrilling danger while in reality keeping you perfectly safe.
Esteemed Wall Street Journal car-reviewer Dan Neil is in love with Tesla's Model S.
Whether parenthood makes a person happy or not may depend on their attitude toward proper childrearing, new research suggests.
It made headlines in British tabloids this morning so it will likely get exposure in the States, but this alarming LiveLeak video should be examined more closely before drawing conclusions.
Hot Air Day is upon us. On July 4 hot air will spew forth all over the country as dignitaries deliver homilies to our“freedom and democracy and praise our brave troops who are protecting our freedom by killing them over there before they come over he
The great comedian, author and satirist George Carlin needs little introduction to LRC readers. Carlin has always included politics as part of his material, bashing both conservatives and liberals alike – with hilarious results.
Hot Air Day is upon us.On July 4 hot air will spew forth all over the country as dignitaries deliver homilies to our “freedom and democracy”...
What I am about to tell you is something you've probably never heard or will ever read in history books.
America’s historic health care overhaul, certain now to touch virtually every citizen’s life, narrowly survived an election-year battle at the Supreme Court Thursday with the improbable help of conservative Chief Justice John Roberts.
For John Roberts, it is Palm Sunday.
Why celebrate the leaving of one empire for the making of another? 6 minute video I made a year ago on July 2, 2011.
An amazing message that should resonate with all people.
Former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura's latest book calls for a revamp of the US political system.
Yes, we all know that an end of world event could happen at any time. However I look at things statistically and realistically. I think I have a greater chance of getting into a car accident than getting hit with an asteroid or meteor. So I first
I am at home sitting safely on my couch, however, between 2001 and 2009 I was a soldier serving in the GWOT campaign. I have served three tours in Iraq, one tour in Afghanistan, and a year assisting the African theater (proxy war.)
After I began work as a professor, in 1968, I gravitated quickly from my collegiate New Leftism toward classical liberalism. As I learned more about Austrian economics, political economy, public choice, and history, I became increasingly libertarian
President Barack Obama today asserted executive privilege over documents long sought by Congress in the investigation of the “Fast and Furious” operation.
Three recent books on libertarianism... although they are quite different as to their nature and purpose, have one thing in common: the word libertarian in their title.
Facing a group of social conservatives, his most restive constituency, likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Saturday tried on some talking points from former opponent Rick Santorum, a hero to the far right during the Republican primaries th
During an interview on Alex Jones’ Nightly News, Pastor Chuck Baldwin concisely dissected Rand Paul’s endorsement of establishment candidate Mitt Romney and gauged its negative impact on the Ron Paul revolution.
Rent is higher than ever and rising in many cities. In fact, recent data released by Trulia revealed that rents in May have increased by six percent year over year.