Sheldon Richman has written a piece addressing secession: "TGIF: Is Secession by Referendum Libertarian?" I call it the libertarian road to nowhere, but this is standard fare and to be expected from many who self-describe as left-libertarians.
"The constitutionally guaranteed 'freedom to be intellectually … diverse or even contrary,' and the 'right to differ as to things that touch the heart of the existing order,' encompass the freedom to express publicly one's opinions abou
"All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it is magnetic to the corruptible."? Frank Herbert
Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) "is an absolute disgrace," but he's just one of the many Republican lawmakers who "have total contempt for the base," Steve Bannon, Donald Trump's former chief strategist, said Monday night.
Calls for gun control after a mass shooting in America has, of course, become standard fare. But before Americans permit themselves to be stampeded into surrendering their right to own guns, it would be wise to keep Chile in mind.
Once again, the unpredictable and uncontrollable forces of chaos have revealed themselves, this time in Las Vegas, a city that thrives on the unforeseeable nature of gambling. As we have come to expect, members of the mainstream media, politicians, a
The media says, "Jump." And the public responds in unison, "How high?" "As high as you ever have jumped before, except maybe after 9/11, or the Kennedy assassination."
"Mass shootings have become routine in the United States and speak to a society that relies on violence to feed the coffers of the merchants of death. Given the profits made by arms manufacturers, the defense industry, gun dealers and the lobbyists