Category Archives: News Roundup

Article Roundup – 6/6/14

Winter Olympics Sports Socialism Goes Out of Fashion in the Free World – Hit & Run : Reason.com. Following the giant embarrassment in Sochi, they’re having a tough time convincing cities to spend tens of millions of dollars to host … Continue reading

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Article Roundup – 3/22/14

Belgium bans a wide range of sexist speech – The Volokh Consipracy. Here’s one for you, Belgium has just banned “sexist” speech.  One intrepid blogger points out that this is even more ridiculous than you think, because under Belgian law, … Continue reading

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Article Roundup – 3/8/14

Not safe to display American flag in American high school. The Volokh Conspiracy has joined the very selective list of blogs I make a point to check every single day.  Sometimes the topics are a bit mundane, sometimes their guest … Continue reading

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Article Roundup – 11/29/13

White House urging allies not to drive traffic to HealthCare.gov | Fox News. This one really strikes a nerve for me.  One of my biggest “pet peeves” (more like majorly infuriating preoccupations) is how government agencies (and government-protected monopolies, such … Continue reading

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Article Roundup – 10/19/2013

You’ll probably see a lot more of these sorts of posts now that I’m not able to post as frequently.  I come across articles throughout the week, but don’t really have time to get my thoughts down until the weekend. … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Tucker Roundup

Everyone’s favorite bowtie-wearing author/speaker/all-around cool guy always makes for some good reading material, but his output as of late has been just staggering.  He has been absolutely on fire.  All of these articles are absolutely amazing and strong candidates for … Continue reading

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News Roundup – 5/20/2013

Several stories caught my eye while I was away, here they are for your reading enjoyment! U.S. makes data available on wide disparity in hospital charges | Reuters. Well DUH.  Of course there’s a wide disparity in charges when nobody … Continue reading

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False Assumptions Roundup

To borrow a favorite phrase of John Stossel, “What we know, isn’t so.”  I ran across these two stories today, both of which expose and challenge some deeply ingrained beliefs that most of society holds that are in fact, completely … Continue reading

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News Roundup – 2/15/2013

RonPaul.com – The LRC Blog I’m sure most of you have already read Lew Rockwell’s explanation of the whole RonPaul.com drama, but just in case you haven’t, here it is.  It all seems entirely plausible to me. Fracking and Federalism … Continue reading

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News Roundup – 2/1/2013

I think I’ve got a decent variety for today… NFL cracks down on fake jerseys This article says that the NFL has seized over $13 million in counterfeit merchandise. What makes this merchandise “counterfeit” you ask? The fact that the … Continue reading

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