Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Free Market Triumphs Over Crabs

Brazilian Bikini Waxes Make Crab Lice Endangered Species :: Bloomberg Human progress continues unabated!  It would seem that we are now close to eradicating pubic lice – a parasite that has plagued humanity for centuries.  It’s really an amazing achievement … Continue reading

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Creative Commons and the Anti-IP Crowd

Intellectual property restrictions represent one of the most divisive issues of the day, even among the libertarian community.  These days, it seems as if the anti-IP crowd is in the majority, and gaining ground.  I fall in the pro-IP camp … Continue reading

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The Swiss Sell Out

FATCA Cliff:  Tax Evasion And Guilty Plea For Oldest Swiss Bank :: Forbes I don’t know nearly enough about international law and banking regulations to offer any real intelligent commentary about this.  Perhaps someone who does know a little bit … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck: Ignore News From Sources You Don’t Agree With

Glenn Beck’s reaction to the Piers Morgan/Alex Jones showdown was typically hilarious.  He simply couldn’t help himself.  He devoted the entire first segment of his radio show to running down Alex Jones, making great effort to avoid even so much … Continue reading

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Statists in Steubenville

The case of the alleged rape of a teenage girl by members of the high school football team in Stubenville, Ohio has many different dynamics in play that have created some quite vitriolic debate on message boards across the Internet.  … Continue reading

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Planning for Failure (Latest Greek Edition) :: The Circle Bastiat

Planning for Failure (Latest Greek Edition) :: The Circle Bastiat The Circle Bastiat (the official blog of the Ludwig Von Mises Institute) draws attention an interesting phenomenon taking place in Greece.  As traditional fuels become more and more difficult for … Continue reading

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Thought Controllers Wrong Again / Is Being Overweight Actually Healthy?

A few extra pounds may be healthy I came across this story while browsing Google News.  It wasn’t at the top of the page under “Top Stores,” or in the “Editor’s Picks.”  It also wasn’t featured in the “Spotlight” or … Continue reading

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