Monday, June 30, 2008

World's Only Superpower

Occupation Plan for Iraq Faulted in Army History -

OK, let's set up the HQ here, and I'll see you in the Mess Tent.

Campaign for Liberty

Ron Paul's Campaign for Liberty

The mission of the Campaign for Liberty is to promote and defend the great American principles of individual liberty, constitutional government, sound money, free markets, and a noninterventionist foreign policy, by means of
educational and political activity.

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

The Right to Bear Arms -- Still Unsettled

In part, our second amendment is based on the propensity of Britannia to occupy (see the American Revolution, the Irish Rebellion). But further the propensity becomes a case of a government occupying the territory of its people.

It's informative to read Halbrook's The Founders' Second Amendment; Origins of the Right to Bear Arms, while thinking of the USA as currently under occupation by its own government.

Does the Invisible Hand Need a Helping Hand?

Ronald Bailey at Reason reports on some interesting ideas about the complexity, and individual freedom, in cost-benefit analysis. The idea that every opportunity appears differently to each observer accounts for the unintended consequences of treating us as collectives.

Does the Invisible Hand Need a Helping Hand?

Monday, June 23, 2008

George Carlin -- RIP

Here's another bunch of ignorant shit: school uniforms. Bad theory. The idea that if kids wear uniforms to school it helps keep order. Don't these schools do enough damage makin' all these kids think alike? Now they're gonna make them look alike too? And it's not a new idea. I first saw it in news reels from the 1930s, but it was hard to understand 'cause the narration was in German! -- George Carlin

Exactly --

The Cunning Linguist

by Marty Beckerman