The U.S. government shutdown will undermine American credibility abroad and lead allies to question its commitment to treaty obligations, the U.S. defense chief warned on Tuesday as he prepared to put 400,000 civilian workers on unpaid leave.
To the people in control of the Executive Branch, violating our civil liberties is an essential government service. So -- to ensure total fulfillment of Big Brother’s vast responsibilities -- the National Security Agency is insulated from any fiscal
Hundreds of thousands of words will be written about the latest report from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Here, in 10 words, is the bottom line: we have to leave most fossil fuels in the ground. It really is that simple.
Zeitgeist Versus the Market - Peter Joseph Debates Stefan Molyneux
In 1900, only 3% of Americans practiced professions that were deemed "cognitively demanding." Today, 35% of us do, and we have all learned to be flexible in the way that we think about problems.
Sunny Pettinati walked into the L.L. Bean store in Yonkers, N.Y., clutching a plastic bag and looking a little embarrassed.
Karen talks to Lew Rockwell about shrinking government in Detroit.
I got an email from my old friend Dick not too long ago – maybe the smartest guy I ever met, and I’ve known a lot of smart guys.
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Psychologist Elizabeth Loftus studies memories. More precisely, she studies false memories, when people either remember things that didn't happen or remember them differently from the way they really were.
What does real scientific work look like? As neuroscientist Stuart Firestein jokes: It looks a lot less like the scientific method and a lot more like "farting around … in the dark."
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff used her position as the opening speaker at the U.N. General Assembly to accuse the United States of violating human rights and international law through espionage that included spying on her email.
The number of Dutch people killed by medical euthanasia has more than doubled in the 10 years since legislation was changed to permit it, rising 13 per cent last year to 4,188.
We homeschool and occasionally my kids get bored and ask me for something to do.
It often seems like federal-level politicians care more about creating gridlock than solving the world's problems. So who's actually getting bold things done?
Gun Owners of America, Larry Pratt, appeared on MSNBC with Martin Bashir on Friday to debate the need for stricter gun laws in America.
Why we should hit pause on manned space exploration.
Much has been said about the problems of intellectual property here and elsewhere which I won’t go into today, however there is one implication of IP that I have not noticed in any of the writings of the anti-IP thinkers
Sen. Paul Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee on Mandatory Minimum Sentences
"School is the tool to brainwash the youth" Home Schooled Jaden Smith: If Everyone "Dropped Out of School," Society Would Be "More Intelligent"
Bloomberg recently ran a piece titled Libertarians Are the New Communists by Nick Hanauer and Eric Liu. - Glenn Jacobs
2013, Lew tells Alex Jones, is the year that the world woke up.
Falling in love with a new technology and wanting to apply it everywhere is not a good idea
It is a new frontier of the anti-abortion movement: laws banning abortion at 20 weeks after conception, contending that fetuses can feel pain then.
How the security state’s mania for secrecy will create more whistleblowers
‘Are you sexually active? If so, with one partner, multiple partners or same-sex partners?”
A lavish Star Trek room he had built as part of his 'Information Dominance Center' is endlessly revealing
Once dismissed by the GOP establishment as a gadfly, Paul is starting to look a lot like the leader of his party — and his enemies are panicking. “There’s a big transition in the Republican Party,” the Kentucky senator says in a BuzzFeed interview.
Has polarizing football player Tim Tebow gotten a raw deal in the press because of his religious beliefs?
Under what circumstances, if any, is it appropriate for two large men to throw a small woman face-down into a paved street, shattering her face? Is such an act justified because the woman is drunk and unpleasant?