Tag Archive for Liberty

1984 Sales Spike 7,000% on Amazon

The great Jeffrey Tucker on The Character of Edward Snowden In a time of universal deceit – telling the truth is a revolutionary act.  – George Orwell ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’ Sales Spike Amid Surveillance Disclosures – WSJ: One of the hottest beach…

Scariest Quote This week

“We have to break through our kind of private idea that kids belong to their parents or kids belong to their families and recognize that kids belong to whole communities.” – Melissa Harris-Perry Great column from fee.org. Collectivized Children : The…

Social Welfare and The IRS

The NYT applauds the political bullying by the IRS. No surprise there, it fits their world view. The I.R.S. Does Its Job – NYTimes.com: Taxpayers should be encouraged by complaints from Tea Party chapters applying for nonprofit tax status at…

Kinder Eggs As Contraband Update …

I’ve ranted a few times before (here & here) about the ridiculousness of Kinder Eggs not being available in the U.S. thanks to bureacrat decree. (pic via Wiki) Here’s an update on the story. Choco Treasure Eggs Avoid U.S. Ban On Toy-Filled…

Walter Williams Asks: Is It Theft?

I’ve posted this a couple times before, but it’s been a while. One of Dr. Williams’ gifts is to make clear the problems with government and coercion, in very few words. Here’s an old and brief commentary of his from…

Raisin Serfdom In The Great U.S.A.

Via the Coyote Blog. If you’re not deeply concerned, you’re not paying attention. And yet each day you can see countless Tweets and FB posts proclaiming that our woes are due to living in some kind of libertarian free-market utopia. Raisin Farmers…