A Good Day for Rushbabies

For as long as I can remember, my parents have listened to Rush Limbaugh on a semi-regular basis. This permeated my consciousness with conservative inclinations and rendered me fundamentally incapable

Musings on Mad

My favorite show, Mad Men, had its fourth season premiere on Sunday. I have found that people either love or hate the show, so I have some food for thought

Looking the Part

Jeffrey Tucker, editorial vice president of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, is quickly becoming one of my favorite commentators on pop culture. Lately, I’ve read portions of his book, Bourbon

It's Gold for Your Health

What does purchasing gold have to do with healthcare? Don’t worry; the government probably doesn’t know either. Yet, “[starting] Jan. 1, 2012, Form 1099s will become a means of reporting

A Point of Contention

Today in the Washington Post, one of my favorite writers, Anne Applebaum, wrote a very bold Op-Ed entitled, “A government of the people’s every wish?” Though many people tout the

Aspiring Expats Should Look No Further

At Freedom Fest this year, there were a series of lectures about foreign countries with accommodations for financial protection. The group that conducted these controversial chats is referred to as

Homesteading is so 19th Century

A week in profiling interesting groups from Freedom Fest would not be complete without mentioning The Seasteading Institute (TSI). Led by visionary Patri Friedman, the grandson of Milton and son

My Time at FreedomFest – Part I

If you follow the AFF Twitter account (AFF_DC), as I encourage everyone to do, then you should be acquainted with yours truly – the tweeting correspondent for AFF at FreedomFest