Monthly Archives: January 2011

Did libertarianism kick Mike Huben's dog?

The ongoing revolt in Egypt somehow gets drawn into a criticism of libertarianism. I call BS. Continue reading

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Stuff Happens

-Considering the history of this guy, who is now 2nd in command on the sinking ship that is the Egyptian government, Mubarak might as well have said “eh, fuck it” already.  Or maybe that was the point… -Two things on … Continue reading

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If you have to ask…

Headline spotted on msnbc’s website a moment ago: Billions of our dollars, over 30 years, going to prop up yet another blatantly corrupt, oppressive regime.  The subjects of that regime appear to finally have had enough, and amidst the clashes, … Continue reading

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Your "Well DUH" moment of the day

Bradley Manning, alleged source of the Collateral Murder video, is currently detained at the military base Quantico in Virginia.  Despite being accused of nothing violent, he’s being held in near total isolation.  The reason for that isolation, thus the goal … Continue reading

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Health Care & Compromising Positions

Michael Cannon has a bone to pick with Politifact: ObamaCare is not a government takeover, I learned from PolitiFact, because it “uses the private health insurance system to expand health care coverage.” But wait. In my research, I found that … Continue reading

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America's Next Top Panic

First K-2 (which only exists because weed is illegal), now this bullshit: When Neil Brown got high on bath salts, he took his skinning knife and slit his face and stomach repeatedly. Brown survived, but authorities say others haven’t been … Continue reading

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An exceptionalism even I can get behind

I completely, 100%, agree with what Thoreau says here.  If these stupid dinners are going to take place at all, you might as well do them correctly.

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