The left says the corporations are the bad guys. The right says the government is the bad guy. Which one is it? We solicited opinions from dozens of libertarians and we analyze them in this episode. I had a blast recording the conversation with John. This is episode 17 of The Art of Liberty podcast and I hope you enjoy it!
In this chapter of that larger tragicomedy, lawmakers whose campaigns are underwritten by agribusinesses have used billions of taxpayer dollars to subsidize those agribusinesses’ specific commodities (corn, soybeans, wheat, etc.) that are the key ingredients of unhealthy food. Not surprisingly, the subsidies have manufactured a price inequality that helps junk food undersell nutritious-but-unsubsidized foodstuffs like […]
Ron Paul: Extortionist
On second thought, let’s opt out and not pay government anything.
Imagine your friend engages you in a venture to feed the homeless. You must help me, he says. You promise to do so. On the first day of feeding the hungry, your friend steals their booze, cigarettes and drugs. It’s only right, he says, since there’s no sense in feeding people who are killing themselves. […]
Marc Emery is a Canadian man who is now in (US) federal prison for 5 years over his business of selling cannabis seeds to the public. It breaks my heart to see this man in prison. He has harmed no one. There is no victim for the crime he is accused of. In Canada, his […]
Have you heard about the sovereignty movement? This is what I call the people who rally around the ideas expressed very briefly in this video. There are many lines of thought present in the movement. Some think that all unconstitutional government tyranny arises from our voluntary consent. Others think there is a second, secret constitution. […]
While researching the new backscatter X-ray naked-body scanning machines that the federal government is placing in airports around North America, I came across a commenter on NJ.com who claims the scanners infringe on his freedom. Is he right? Are the scanners being forced on travelers against their will? Can enterprising individuals offer a competing security […]
How is it that, 7 years into the Iraq War and 8 years into the Afghanistan War, a lone high school teacher can be treated with such contempt as seen in this video for taking a stand against war? Did student anti-war movements take this long to develop in response to the Vietnam War? Why […]
WikiLeaks is a beacon of truth and liberty in a world under siege by the United States.
Over at FSK’s Guide to Reality, in another one of his ruthless analyses, FSK dissected the confirmation hearings for Elena Kagan. He composed some dialog that might take places in an honest supreme court confirmation hearing. I thought it was funny so I dramatized it using xtranormal. Here it is for your viewing pleasure.