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...

Why Socialists Always Run Out Of Pizza

To me, the reason socialism always fails is quite simple: Socialism doesn't account for human nature. It should be easy for people to...

The Great Restroom Debate: Once Again, We’re Asking The Wrong Question

First of all, for all the knee-jerk reactionists out there, I want to begin with saying that this post is not about...

Millennials Will Determine The Future, & Are Erring Toward Socialism; Can We Educate Them...

Recently, I read an article entitled Why So Many Millennials Are Socialists by By Emily Ekins and Joy Pullmann, published over at The Cato...

How the “Selfie Phenomenon” is Re-Defining Beauty

I really liked this video (below), and it makes a very salient point toward the end: that social media (Internet/digital technology)...

A Word About Women in the Military

On Tuesday, Feb 2 2016, at a Senate hearing on women in combat, two senior military leaders—General Robert B. Neller, the...

Doesn’t Play Well With Others

I'm beginning to believe that things are about to get really ugly, all around the world. Why? Because throughout history, collectivism...

Make Americans Free Again!

Donald Trump is running for President, because he says he wants to "Make America Great Again!" But not me... I don't want to...

Victimhood Pays In Our Politicized Economy

We are now several generations into government-run schooling, which, rather than properly educating children (teaching them to think for themselves—critical thinking, individualism,...

Kunta Kinte Had it Coming

The following article was authored by Bretigne Shaffer for her blog On The Banks. I think the message she relays herein is important and needs to be...

Death of a Patriot: Irwin Schiff

I find it tragically ironic that Irwin Schiff's parents immigrated to the US in search of freedom, only to have their only...

Greenpeace Founder-Turned-Climate Change Skeptic Dr. Patrick Moore Says: Let’s Celebrate CO2

Some years ago, a co-worker asked me my thoughts on global warming (that was back before they re-named it "climate change",...