Links for January 16, 2012: Ron Paul’s Libertarian Principles vs. Racism; Romney on employer-based health care; scads of great satire; others….

January 14, 2012

  1. Rigodddamndiculous.

  2. This is an analysis that makes sense only within the airtight confines of libertarian doctrine. It dissipates with even the slightest whiff of exposure to external reality. The entire premise rests upon ignoring the social power that dominant social groups are able to wield outside of the channels of the state. Yet in the absence of government protection, white males, acting solely through their exercise of freedom of contract and association, have historically proven quite capable of erecting what any sane observer would recognize as actual impediments to the freedom of minorities and women.

    Here is the libertarian response: Yes, there is a grain of truth to this. Yes, there are social powers that dominant social groups are able to wield outside of the channels of the state. But this is not a free process. This comes at a cost to the racist and the harasser. Read the rest of this entry »


Links for April 12, 2010: Marijuana Policy in Philadelphia, A Critique of Austrian Economics, others…

April 11, 2010
  1. myfoxphilly.com | D.A. Explains New Pot Policing Proposals Vodpod videos no longer available.

    Seth Williams explains sensible proposal for marijuana arrest procedure, wards off scaremongering. For the latest, check Seth Williams’s recent “Radio Times” interview.

  2. DEA | Speaking Out Against Drug Legalization

    Call from the DEA.

  3. Opposing Views | The DEA’s Top 10 “Facts” on Marijuana Legalization

    Response from NORML. Read the rest of this entry »


Links for March 6, 2010: NORML Ad Runs on Times Square, Philly Ponders Soda Tax, Interesting Claims About the Fed, others….

March 18, 2010
  1. Change.org | CBS Reverses Decision, Agrees to Run Pro-Marijuana Ad

    Kudos to CBS for overcoming stereotype and helping to convey this sensible, important message.

  2. Weavers Way | Philly Proposes a Big Soda Tax

    I dislike behavior control through selective taxation more than I dislike soda.

  3. Ron Paul's MySpace Blog | Bernanke calls Ron Paul remarks "bizarre" – Ron Paul responds.

    Ah, MySpace blogs. America's finest news source. Hey, look. I wasn't there. I don't know what happened. I'm just the messenger. Read the rest of this entry »