The Latest Charge to Free Speech

Yesterday in Slate, Anne Applebaum gave recognition to Hillary Clinton’s latest endorsement of promoting “civil society.” This past week at the 10th-anniversary meeting of the Community of Democracies, Clinton spoke

Middle Sassed

Middle Sassed

A Google search of the phrase “American middle class” brings you to a .gov website about the “Middle Class Task Force” that displays a quote from Vice President Joe Biden,

My Beloved ex-Trotskyist Popinjay

My favorite living writer, Christopher Hitchens, has been diagnosed with cancer of the esophagus. I suppose, with his habits, some form of illness was inevitable. When we met two months



Unless they reside underneath a rock, every good libertarian or conservative is acquainted with the groundbreaking news coming from the Supreme Court today. In a 5-4 ruling overturning the gun

If Ron Paul Had a Summer Camp

This weekend I will be at the New Hampshire Free State Project’s Porcupine Freedom Festival (‘PorcFest’ – though I wouldn’t mind if it was ‘PorkFest’). The five-day event is sort

McChrystal out, Petraeus in

Perhaps the only silver lining in this cloud is bipartisanship. Yesterday, Bill Kristol said McChrystal should go. John McCain pretty much said the same. I can’t imagine Petraeus wants this

The Vast Right-Wing Filmography

In the Mises blog, Mateusz Machaj speculated that the “A” in “A-Team Stands for Anarcho-Capitalism” and I think he’s onto something. The “A-team is an illegal, anti-government, underground organization of

We con the world

Via YouTube, Israelis mock the humanitarian pretensions of the Gaza flotilla. Instead of “We Are the World”, they give us “We Con the World”. Final verse: We con the world