Monthly Archives: March 2014

Lew Rockwell gets it right on libertarianism

Lew Rockwell , a libertarian writer and former editorial assistant to Ludwig von Mises, writes at lewrockwell.com about how the libertarian movement must avoid attracting people for the wrong reasons. He wisely separates libertarianism from the various niches one can … Continue reading

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The Ban Bossy movement

The recent “Ban Bossy” movement highlights a trend in American discourse I have encountered both in personal discussions and online. Reason magazine’s Scott Shackford discusses some of them here. Permit me to add a few things on the matter. To be fair, … Continue reading

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‚ÄúThis not what justice in the United States is supposed to be”

This is what the father of a Kansas family had to say after their house was raided based on incompetence, poor investigative skills and samples of discarded tea in their garbage outside that field tested for marijuana. The worst part: It took … Continue reading

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Small bus company suffers the wrath of Khan – er, the FMCSA

Jim Epstein at Reason magazine writes a fantastic piece detailing the destruction of a small bus company based out of Greenville, North Carolina at the hands of the  Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for safety violations despite never being involved … Continue reading

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Woman arrested for entering her son’s school

The crime, of course, was not signing in at the front office, as a good citizen does. Despite knowing her and speaking to her previously, the principal called the police on the woman, refused to bring in the sign-in book … Continue reading

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Why I won’t be a teacher

Throughout my life I’ve had people encouraging me (or pressuring, depending on how you view it) to become a teacher. They say I would be great at teaching history, a passion of mine. Admittedly, I’ve been tempted. But not anymore. … Continue reading

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The Little (Small Business) Store

Yesterday I was riding my bike today near the city I live in, exploring the side roads off of the nearby interstate highway I hadn’t seen in over a decade. My family used to take these roads while driving to … Continue reading

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