Monthly Archives: August 2013

What’s So Special About Chemical Weapons Anyway?

Syria chemical weapons attack blamed on Assad, but where’s the evidence? – CBS News. As you may have heard, Obama is currently considering whether or not to unilaterally start another unnecessary foreign war of choice – this time in Syria.  … Continue reading

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Failed States And The “Now What” Question

I’ve always believed that one of the best ways to learn about a person is to examine how they react to changing and difficult circumstances.  We all face adversity in life at one time or another, and it’s how we … Continue reading

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Progressive Nullification

Nullification: All the Cool Kids Are Doing It | Tom Woods. Tom Woods highlights some recent efforts by certain states (including Vermont, a state that voted 66% for Obama in 2013) to nullify federal laws they deem objectionable.  Of course, … Continue reading

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More On “Fair” Wages

In my last post, I mentioned that a libertarian, if asked to estimate the “worth” of an hour of unskilled labor, would likely answer “We can’t know, but probably less than $7.50.”  To me, the logic behind this seems pretty … Continue reading

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Subjective Value And “Fair” Wages

Tom Woods has written some excellent posts on recent protests by fast-food workers here and here.  He covers a lot of ground in these, but I just wanted to elaborate on one particular issue that stood out to me. Question:  … Continue reading

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Published!

Taxpayers Pay It Forward : The Freeman : Foundation for Economic Education. Hey, whaddya know?  Turns out I wasn’t just blowing smoke after all.  A couple weeks ago, I wrote a piece criticizing a new program for financing college in … Continue reading

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Boys get paid more than girls for chores because they have to do gross, dirty, potentially dangerous chores that girls don’t? No silly. It’s because SEXISM! | judgybitch

Boys get paid more than girls for chores because they have to do gross, dirty, potentially dangerous chores that girls don’t? No silly. It’s because SEXISM! | judgybitch. I discovered this blog by a charming woman who refers to herself … Continue reading

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