‘Bitcoin’ is an interesting example of the future of money. Bitcoin is a non-asset backed and non-state controlled money. With the Fed destroying the value of our money it comes as no surprise that we should start to see such experiments as these. I tend to be skeptical of such non-asset backed currencies, but it […]
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It is funny, in a way, how people view politics. For most it is like any professional sport, they choose a team at some point in their life, based on some illogical rationale, such as the color of their uniforms, a family member who roots for them, or maybe it was the only team on […]
A right to something implies no one can legitimately take it from you or prevent you from enjoying that right. Thus a right to something means you are justified to use force to defend it. For example you have a right to your life, so if someone attacks you or threatens your life you can […]
A great article, originally from ‘The Atlantic’, on Obama’s worse record than Bush on abuse of civil liberties. An excerpt from the article for example… “No more national security letters to spy on citizens who are not suspected of a crime.” Obama promised on the campaign trail. Yet the Justice Department’s latest report to Congress […]
This sort of petty tyranny, as Alexis tocqueville wrote would take hold in his famous work “Democracy in America,” is no longer funny, not when they come for our burgers.
The link below will take you to a great article written by Doug Bandow over at Forbes.com. The first paragraph should be enough to draw your interest… Another Memorial Day has arrived, with more military personnel dead and buried. Politicians rhapsodize about heroic sacrifice they personally would never make. These same officials increasingly violate the […]
“While the law outlined a framework for the CLASS Act,” Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told members of Congress in February, “we determined pretty quickly that it would not meet the requirement that the act be self-sustaining and not rely on taxpayer assistance.” Whoops! Looks like the Obama regime will be forcing everyone […]
Ignore progressives on economic matters and they can make a whole lot of sense, with Glenn Greenwald clearly being the best that I have found. In a recent commentary of his, “The Patriot Act and Bipartisanship,” he continues to remain consistent in his defense of civil liberties and non-partisan outing of hypocrisy while recognizing his […]
Great statements by Representatives Paul and Amash on the legality of the war powers act and constitutionality of our current foreign policy. We need more Congressmen like them in Washington.