A Tale of Two Hurricanes: The Illusion Of Choice

Okay, we have Hurricane Harvey, and Hurricane Irma; both are really bad for society, but let's say people are given a...

American People, Beware: We Are Being Played

Rampant racism, sexism, homophobia, bigotry, white supremacy/Nazism—you name it—is dividing America, fomenting civil unrest, and ushering in a new civil war. Or...

When Government Silences Speech

You do realize, do you not, that governments are comprised of human beings, and that human beings—far more often than not—will...

Today’s Civil Strife Is Rooted in Economic Frustration and Fallacy

The following article is by Dan Sanchez, and was originally published by the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) April 26, 2017....

Escalating Violence is Only Natural in a Statist Society

You see what's happening, don't you? The escalating violence, from all sides, all around us? Well, you shouldn't be surprised, because that's...

Men Who Would Be Gods

Jesus Christ was charged with, and executed for—not blasphemy, as is commonly believed—but sedition. He publicly questioned the authority of the Roman...

An Uber-Style App For Health Care?

Smart phones have not only changed how we communicate, they're changing how we do things. They're changing our culture, our economy. In light of...

Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies Simplified: The End of Gatekeepers, Corrupt Hierarchies, & Government-Controlled Currencies &...

"Give me control of a nation's money, and I care not who makes its laws." ~ Attributed to Mayer Amschel Rothschild, 1790, before the establishment...

Independent Thoughts On Independence Day

During the July 4th holiday each year, when posting something relevant about Independence Day on social media, I usually harken back...

What Kind of Cruel Government Makes it Illegal for People to Buy Pain Medication?

I've often asked, "What kind of cruel government would make it illegal for people to buy pain medication?" This question is usually...

Just Another Victimless Crime

I fail to understand why all the surprise and/or outrage over people being arrested and thrown in jail simply for offensive,...

Speechless in 2017

The following article is by Bretigne Shaffer. Bretigne writes for LewRockwell.com among others, and blogs at www.bretigne.com. Check out her books Memoirs of a Gaijin, and Why Mommy...

Chicago Shootings, Deaths – Or, Understanding Human Nature & Economic Incentives

Though the following article by Walter E. Block focuses on the problems plaguing Chicago, the facts and philosophy he applies is applicable to any and all...

Kick the Habit: Politics is Not the Answer

The following article by Bretigne Shaffer was originally published on Lewrockwell.com, and is republished here with the author's permission. Visit her blog...

I don’t get it: Why do so many Americans want—or need—a dictator?

When I was a kid, I'd get an idea in my head, and just start doing it. More often than not,...

The Unasked Questions

The following article by Butler Shaffer was originally published on LewRockwell.com. Read the original article here. "If they can get you asking the wrong...

Hillary Walks, Sparking Outrage; But Why? It’s to be Expected

So Hillary Clinton walks, and people such as The Blaze blogger Matt Walsh are shocked and outraged, writing the likes of Clinton Is...

Thoughts on the Orlando Shooting: Stop Asking Why, & Start Asking How

Seems whenever there's a mass shooting, the most prominent question asked is why, rather than how; and I believe this is...

Which Religion(s) Should Be Illegal? What Types Of Speech? Which Kinds of Happiness?

I recently shared this meme on Facebook: And of course, somebody made the following comment (paraphrasing): "I'll gladly build a longer table for...

Do Minimum Wage Laws Enrich Politicians Instead of Workers?

I got to thinking about this the other day, thought I'd posit the question: State minimum wage mandates vastly reduce employment among inexperienced...