19 Jun 2019
Topic:  Colonies, Thirteen The 13 original colonies whose representatives signed the U.S. Declaration of Independence
Upd   Articles Journals of the Continental Congress: Resolution of Richard Henry Lee; June 7, 1776
The Avalon Project, Yale Law School
 
Topic:  Constitution, United States The supreme law of the United States of America
Upd   Articles Garet Garrett Revived
Discusses Garrett's political writings and announces a new collection of his articles about the New Deal, edited by Ramsey
 
Topic:  Entrepreneurship Managerial skills and willingness to take risks in the production of goods and services
Upd   Articles Who Is Garet Garrett?
Biographical and bibliographical essay, including both his novels and non-fiction writing
 
Topic:  Federal Reserve System The central bank of the United States
Upd   Articles Who Is Garet Garrett?
Biographical and bibliographical essay, including both his novels and non-fiction writing
 
Topic:  Garrett, Garet Financial writer for the Saturday Evening Post
Upd   Articles Garet Garrett Revived
Discusses Garrett's political writings and announces a new collection of his articles about the New Deal, edited by Ramsey
Upd     Who Is Garet Garrett?
Biographical and bibliographical essay, including both his novels and non-fiction writing
 
Topic:  Liberty The right and ability to act and express oneself in a freely chosen manner
Upd   Articles Garet Garrett Revived
Discusses Garrett's political writings and announces a new collection of his articles about the New Deal, edited by Ramsey
 
Topic:  Prices Convey information between buyers and sellers
Upd   Articles Who Is Garet Garrett?
Biographical and bibliographical essay, including both his novels and non-fiction writing
 
Topic:  Rand, Ayn Objectivist philosopher, novelist
Upd   Articles Who Is Garet Garrett?
Biographical and bibliographical essay, including both his novels and non-fiction writing
 
Topic:  Roosevelt, Franklin D. Thirty-second President of the United States
Upd   Articles Who Is Garet Garrett?
Biographical and bibliographical essay, including both his novels and non-fiction writing
 
Topic:  Socialism Socio-economic system in which the means of production and distribution are under collective or government control
Upd   Articles Who Is Garet Garrett?
Biographical and bibliographical essay, including both his novels and non-fiction writing
 
Topic:  Technology Practical application of engineering or technical processes
Upd   Articles Who Is Garet Garrett?
Biographical and bibliographical essay, including both his novels and non-fiction writing
 
18 Jun 2019
Topic:  American Revolutionary War The war for American independence from Great Britain
Upd   Articles Garet Garrett: Exemplar of the Old Right
Review of Garrett's The American Story (1955)
 
Topic:  Garrett, Garet Financial writer for the Saturday Evening Post
Upd   Articles Garet Garrett: Exemplar of the Old Right
Review of Garrett's The American Story (1955)
 
Topic:  Raimondo, Justin Editorial director of Antiwar.com
Upd   Writings Garet Garrett: Exemplar of the Old Right
Review of Garrett's The American Story (1955)
 
17 Jun 2019
Topic:  Conservatism Political philosophy that emphasizes respect for traditional institutions
Upd   Articles Garet Garrett (1878-1954) On Empire
Biographical and bibliographical essay, focusing on the essays in The People's Pottage
 
Topic:  Ebeling, Richard Professor of economics, former president of the Foundation for Economic Education
Upd   Writings An American Empire! If You Want It instead of Freedom, Part 1
Examines Garet Garrett's 1952 essay "The Rise of Empire" and contrasts it with Charles Krauthammer's "The Unipolar Moment Revisited" and the concept of "unilateralism" espoused by him
 
Topic:  Garrett, Garet Financial writer for the Saturday Evening Post
Upd   Articles Garet Garrett (1878-1954) On Empire
Biographical and bibliographical essay, focusing on the essays in The People's Pottage
Upd     An American Empire! If You Want It instead of Freedom, Part 1
Examines Garet Garrett's 1952 essay "The Rise of Empire" and contrasts it with Charles Krauthammer's "The Unipolar Moment Revisited" and the concept of "unilateralism" espoused by him
 
Topic:  Imperialism Domination or control, by one country, of one or more other countries or territories
Upd   Articles Garet Garrett (1878-1954) On Empire
Biographical and bibliographical essay, focusing on the essays in The People's Pottage
Upd     An American Empire! If You Want It instead of Freedom, Part 1
Examines Garet Garrett's 1952 essay "The Rise of Empire" and contrasts it with Charles Krauthammer's "The Unipolar Moment Revisited" and the concept of "unilateralism" espoused by him
 
Topic:  Militarism A political system influenced greatly by a large, permanent military force
Upd   Articles An American Empire! If You Want It instead of Freedom, Part 1
Examines Garet Garrett's 1952 essay "The Rise of Empire" and contrasts it with Charles Krauthammer's "The Unipolar Moment Revisited" and the concept of "unilateralism" espoused by him
 
Topic:  Powell, Jim Historian, author of The Triumph of Liberty
Upd   Books Authored Wilson's War: How Woodrow Wilson's Great Blunder Led to Hitler, Lenin, Stalin, and World War II
Partial contents: Arrogance and Power - Why Did Wilson Decide He Must Break the Stalemate? - How Did Hitler Exploit Wilson's Blunder to Recruit 50,000 Nazis? - How Did Lenin Take Advantage of Wilson's Blunder and Secure Power?
 
Topic:  Roosevelt, Franklin D. Thirty-second President of the United States
Upd   Articles Garet Garrett (1878-1954) On Empire
Biographical and bibliographical essay, focusing on the essays in The People's Pottage
 
Topic:  Stromberg, Joseph R. Historian, research fellow at The Independent Institute
Upd   Writings Garet Garrett (1878-1954) On Empire
Biographical and bibliographical essay, focusing on the essays in The People's Pottage
 
Topic:  Wilson, Woodrow Twenty-eighth President of the United States
Upd   Books Wilson's War: How Woodrow Wilson's Great Blunder Led to Hitler, Lenin, Stalin, and World War II
Partial contents: Arrogance and Power - Why Did Wilson Decide He Must Break the Stalemate? - How Did Hitler Exploit Wilson's Blunder to Recruit 50,000 Nazis? - How Did Lenin Take Advantage of Wilson's Blunder and Secure Power?
 
14 Jun 2019
Topic:  American War Between the States Conflict between the U.S. northern and southern states, which seceded to form the Confederacy
Upd   Articles The Progressive Era, Part 1: The Myth and the Reality
Examines various aspects of Progressivism's "much darker tale", tracing its roots to 19th century Unitarians and pointing out Progressive support of prohibition and segregation
 
Topic:  Bush, George W. Forty-third President of the United States
Upd   Articles Wilson in the Mirror
Compares George W. Bush to Woodrow Wilson, drawing multiple parallels between the two
 
Topic:  Constitution, United States The supreme law of the United States of America
Upd   Articles The Progressive Era, Part 1: The Myth and the Reality
Examines various aspects of Progressivism's "much darker tale", tracing its roots to 19th century Unitarians and pointing out Progressive support of prohibition and segregation
 
Topic:  Education, Compulsory Attendance in schools that is mandated by laws
Upd   Articles The Progressive Era, Part 1: The Myth and the Reality
Examines various aspects of Progressivism's "much darker tale", tracing its roots to 19th century Unitarians and pointing out Progressive support of prohibition and segregation
 
Topic:  Foreign Entanglements Unnecessary involvement with other nations
Upd   Articles Wilson in the Mirror
Compares George W. Bush to Woodrow Wilson, drawing multiple parallels between the two
 
Topic:  Founding Fathers Leading individuals in founding of the United States
Upd   Articles The Progressive Era, Part 1: The Myth and the Reality
Examines various aspects of Progressivism's "much darker tale", tracing its roots to 19th century Unitarians and pointing out Progressive support of prohibition and segregation
 
Topic:  Prohibition Laws forbidding the production, sale, transportation or consumption of alcoholic beverages
Upd   Articles The Progressive Era, Part 1: The Myth and the Reality
Examines various aspects of Progressivism's "much darker tale", tracing its roots to 19th century Unitarians and pointing out Progressive support of prohibition and segregation
 
Topic:  War Armed conflict between nations: "The Health of the State"
Upd   Articles Wilson in the Mirror
Compares George W. Bush to Woodrow Wilson, drawing multiple parallels between the two
 
Topic:  Wilson, Woodrow Twenty-eighth President of the United States
Upd   Articles Wilson in the Mirror
Compares George W. Bush to Woodrow Wilson, drawing multiple parallels between the two
Upd     The Progressive Era, Part 1: The Myth and the Reality
Examines various aspects of Progressivism's "much darker tale", tracing its roots to 19th century Unitarians and pointing out Progressive support of prohibition and segregation
 
13 Jun 2019
Topic:  American War Between the States Conflict between the U.S. northern and southern states, which seceded to form the Confederacy
Upd   Articles Emergencies: The Breeding Ground of Tyranny
Examines the long history of "emergency powers" claimed by U.S. Presidents, including recent examples such as sanctions stemming from the International Economic Powers Act and the so-called War on Terror
 
Topic:  Lincoln, Abraham Sixteenth President of the United States
Upd   Articles Emergencies: The Breeding Ground of Tyranny
Examines the long history of "emergency powers" claimed by U.S. Presidents, including recent examples such as sanctions stemming from the International Economic Powers Act and the so-called War on Terror
 
Topic:  Richman, Sheldon Executive editor of The Libertarian Institute, former editor of The Freeman and former vice president of the Future of Freedom Foundation
Upd   Writings Liberty in America during the Great War
Examines how various areas of American society were influenced by Woodrow Wilson's decision to enter the First World War
 
Topic:  Speech, Freedom of Liberty to speak, write or otherwise express oneself
Upd   Articles Liberty in America during the Great War
Examines how various areas of American society were influenced by Woodrow Wilson's decision to enter the First World War
 
Topic:  Wilson, Woodrow Twenty-eighth President of the United States
Upd   Articles Killing in the Name of Democracy
Excerpt from the "Messianic Democracy" chapter, details various U.S. presidents' policies and actions from Wilson to Eisenhower
Upd     Emergencies: The Breeding Ground of Tyranny
Examines the long history of "emergency powers" claimed by U.S. Presidents, including recent examples such as sanctions stemming from the International Economic Powers Act and the so-called War on Terror
Upd     Liberty in America during the Great War
Examines how various areas of American society were influenced by Woodrow Wilson's decision to enter the First World War
 
Topic:  World War I The "Great War", European conflict from 1914 to 1918 that extended to include the United States and some Asian and African nations
Upd   Articles Liberty in America during the Great War
Examines how various areas of American society were influenced by Woodrow Wilson's decision to enter the First World War
 
12 Jun 2019
Topic:  Bush, George W. Forty-third President of the United States
Upd   Articles An Empire Built of Paper
A review of Empire of Debt: The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis (2006) by William Bonner and Addison Wiggin
 
Topic:  Federal Reserve System The central bank of the United States
Upd   Articles An Empire Built of Paper
A review of Empire of Debt: The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis (2006) by William Bonner and Addison Wiggin
 
Topic:  Flynn, John T. American journalist, author of The Roosevelt Myth
Upd   Articles An Empire Built of Paper
A review of Empire of Debt: The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis (2006) by William Bonner and Addison Wiggin
 
Topic:  Harding, Warren G. Twenty-ninth President of the United States
Upd   Articles An Empire Built of Paper
A review of Empire of Debt: The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis (2006) by William Bonner and Addison Wiggin
 
Topic:  Imperialism Domination or control, by one country, of one or more other countries or territories
Upd   Articles An Empire Built of Paper
A review of Empire of Debt: The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis (2006) by William Bonner and Addison Wiggin
 
Topic:  Money The most commonly used medium of exchange
Upd   Articles An Empire Built of Paper
A review of Empire of Debt: The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis (2006) by William Bonner and Addison Wiggin
 
Topic:  Oppenheimer, Franz German sociologist and economist, author of The State
Upd   Articles An Empire Built of Paper
A review of Empire of Debt: The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis (2006) by William Bonner and Addison Wiggin
 
Topic:  Rockwell, Lew President of the Ludwig von Mises Institute and editor of LewRockwell.com
Upd   Writings An Empire Built of Paper
A review of Empire of Debt: The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis (2006) by William Bonner and Addison Wiggin
 
Topic:  Wilson, Woodrow Twenty-eighth President of the United States
Upd   Articles An Empire Built of Paper
A review of Empire of Debt: The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis (2006) by William Bonner and Addison Wiggin
 
11 Jun 2019
Topic:  Carson, Kevin American mutualist and anarchist writer
Upd   Writings Lincoln-Worship Overlays the Corporatist Agenda
Review of Rich Lowry's Lincoln Unbound: How an Ambitious Young Railsplitter Saved the American Dream — and How We Can Do It Again (2013)
 
Topic:  Cleveland, Grover Twenty-second and twenty-fourth President of the United States
Upd   Articles Grover Cleveland - Hero of the Day
Excerpted from Mencken's review of Grover Cleveland: a Study in Courage by Allan Nevins
 
Topic:  Corporatism Socio-economic system in which large businesses exert influence over and benefit from government policies
Upd   Articles Lincoln-Worship Overlays the Corporatist Agenda
Review of Rich Lowry's Lincoln Unbound: How an Ambitious Young Railsplitter Saved the American Dream — and How We Can Do It Again (2013)
 
Topic:  Education, Compulsory Attendance in schools that is mandated by laws
Upd   Articles America's Most Persecuted Minority
Tells the history of post-millennial evangelical pietists (PMEP) or neo-Puritans and their crusades to ban pleasures such as liquor and smoking
 
Topic:  Hornberger, Jacob President of the Future of Freedom Foundation
Upd   Writings The Federal War on Gold, Part 2
Continues with the brief monetary history of the United States, discussing Abraham Lincoln's war loans and legal tender law, and the Supreme Court cases of Hepburn v. Griswold and Knox v. Lee
 
Topic:  Lincoln, Abraham Sixteenth President of the United States
Upd   Articles The Federal War on Gold, Part 2
Continues with the brief monetary history of the United States, discussing Abraham Lincoln's war loans and legal tender law, and the Supreme Court cases of Hepburn v. Griswold and Knox v. Lee
Upd     Lincoln-Worship Overlays the Corporatist Agenda
Review of Rich Lowry's Lincoln Unbound: How an Ambitious Young Railsplitter Saved the American Dream — and How We Can Do It Again (2013)
 
Topic:  McKinley, William Twenty-fifth President of the United States
Upd   Articles Killing in the Name of Democracy
Excerpt from the "Messianic Democracy" chapter, details various U.S. presidents' policies and actions from Wilson to Eisenhower
 
Topic:  Mencken, H. L. Journalist, author of The American Language
Upd   Writings Grover Cleveland - Hero of the Day
Excerpted from Mencken's review of Grover Cleveland: a Study in Courage by Allan Nevins
 
Topic:  Prohibition Laws forbidding the production, sale, transportation or consumption of alcoholic beverages
Upd   Articles America's Most Persecuted Minority
Tells the history of post-millennial evangelical pietists (PMEP) or neo-Puritans and their crusades to ban pleasures such as liquor and smoking
 
Topic:  Repression, Moral Legislation and government actions that attempt to dictate "moral and proper" behavior
Upd   Articles America's Most Persecuted Minority
Tells the history of post-millennial evangelical pietists (PMEP) or neo-Puritans and their crusades to ban pleasures such as liquor and smoking
 
Topic:  Rothbard, Murray Austrian School economist, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Writings America's Most Persecuted Minority
Tells the history of post-millennial evangelical pietists (PMEP) or neo-Puritans and their crusades to ban pleasures such as liquor and smoking
 
Topic:  Wilson, Woodrow Twenty-eighth President of the United States
Upd   Articles America's Most Persecuted Minority
Tells the history of post-millennial evangelical pietists (PMEP) or neo-Puritans and their crusades to ban pleasures such as liquor and smoking
 
10 Jun 2019
Topic:  Adams, Charles Attorney, tax historian and author
Upd   Writings Lincoln's Presidential Warrant to Arrest Chief Justice Roger B. Taney: 'A Great Crime' or a Fabrication?
Examines the evidence that Lincoln signed a warrant to arrest Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Taney
 
Topic:  Habeas Corpus, Writ of A written order issued to ascertain if someone is imprisoned lawfaully
Upd   Articles Lincoln's Presidential Warrant to Arrest Chief Justice Roger B. Taney: 'A Great Crime' or a Fabrication?
Examines the evidence that Lincoln signed a warrant to arrest Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Taney
 
Topic:  Lincoln, Abraham Sixteenth President of the United States
Upd   Articles Lincoln's Presidential Warrant to Arrest Chief Justice Roger B. Taney: 'A Great Crime' or a Fabrication?
Examines the evidence that Lincoln signed a warrant to arrest Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Taney
 
7 Jun 2019
Topic:  Lincoln, Abraham Sixteenth President of the United States
Upd   Articles How Lincoln Gave Us Kwanzaa
While planning for his holidays, Sobran discusses a couple of books about the Gettysburg Address
 
Topic:  Rand, Ayn Objectivist philosopher, novelist
Upd   Publications The Journal of Ayn Rand Studies
Twice yearly (usually, July and December); co-founded by Chris Matthew Sciabarra
 
Topic:  Sobran, Joseph Nationally syndicated columnist, past Senior Editor for National Review
Upd   Writings How Lincoln Gave Us Kwanzaa
While planning for his holidays, Sobran discusses a couple of books about the Gettysburg Address
 
6 Jun 2019
Topic:  Bill of Rights, United States First 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution
Upd   Articles Democracy Versus Liberty
Discusses the dangers of equating liberty with "self-government" as majority rule
 
Topic:  Bush, George W. Forty-third President of the United States
Upd   Articles Democracy Versus Liberty
Discusses the dangers of equating liberty with "self-government" as majority rule
 
Topic:  Clinton, Bill Forty-second President of the United States
Upd   Articles Democracy Versus Liberty
Discusses the dangers of equating liberty with "self-government" as majority rule
 
Topic:  Democracy Form of government where the power is exercised directly or indirectly by a majority of the citizens
Upd   Articles Democracy Versus Liberty
Discusses the dangers of equating liberty with "self-government" as majority rule
 
Topic:  Government The organization that exercises authority over a given political unit
Upd   Articles Democracy Versus Liberty
Discusses the dangers of equating liberty with "self-government" as majority rule
 
Topic:  Liberty The right and ability to act and express oneself in a freely chosen manner
Upd   Articles Democracy Versus Liberty
Discusses the dangers of equating liberty with "self-government" as majority rule
 
Topic:  Nixon, Richard Thirty-seventh President of the United States, infamous for the Watergate scandal
Upd   Articles Democracy Versus Liberty
Discusses the dangers of equating liberty with "self-government" as majority rule
 
Topic:  Reagan, Ronald Hollywood actor, fortieth President of the United States
Upd   Articles Democracy Versus Liberty
Discusses the dangers of equating liberty with "self-government" as majority rule
 
5 Jun 2019
Topic:  Bovard, James Author, controversial Washington journalist
Upd   Writings Democracy Versus Liberty
Discusses the dangers of equating liberty with "self-government" as majority rule
 
Topic:  Lincoln, Abraham Sixteenth President of the United States
Upd   Articles Democracy Versus Liberty
Discusses the dangers of equating liberty with "self-government" as majority rule
 
Topic:  Roosevelt, Franklin D. Thirty-second President of the United States
Upd   Articles Democracy Versus Liberty
Discusses the dangers of equating liberty with "self-government" as majority rule
 
Topic:  Wilson, Woodrow Twenty-eighth President of the United States
Upd   Articles Democracy Versus Liberty
Discusses the dangers of equating liberty with "self-government" as majority rule
 
4 Jun 2019
Topic:  American War Between the States Conflict between the U.S. northern and southern states, which seceded to form the Confederacy
Upd   Articles Taking the gloss off of the Great Emancipator
Examines Lincoln's attitude toward the abolition of slavery as well as the effects of his war on the growth of government
Upd   Books The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War
Partial contents: Lincoln's Opposition to Racial Equality - Why Not Peaceful Emancipation? - Lincoln's Real Agenda - The Myth of Secession as "Treason" - Was Lincoln a Dictator? - Waging War on Civilians - Reconstructing America - The Great Centralizer
 
Topic:  Canada Territory in northern North America, ruled since 1982 by the Monarchy of Canada
Upd   Articles Martin Van Buren: The American Gladstone
Revised version of the 1999 essay "Martin Van Buren: The Greatest American President"
 
Topic:  Democratic Party United States
Upd   Articles Martin Van Buren: The American Gladstone
Revised version of the 1999 essay "Martin Van Buren: The Greatest American President"
 
Topic:  DiLorenzo, Thomas Professor of economics and author
Upd   Books Authored The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War
Partial contents: Lincoln's Opposition to Racial Equality - Why Not Peaceful Emancipation? - Lincoln's Real Agenda - The Myth of Secession as "Treason" - Was Lincoln a Dictator? - Waging War on Civilians - Reconstructing America - The Great Centralizer
 
Topic:  Hummel, Jeffrey Rogers Professor of economics and history at San Jose State University
Upd   Writings Martin Van Buren: The American Gladstone
Revised version of the 1999 essay "Martin Van Buren: The Greatest American President"
Upd     Taking the gloss off of the Great Emancipator
Examines Lincoln's attitude toward the abolition of slavery as well as the effects of his war on the growth of government
 
Topic:  Jefferson, Thomas Author of the Declaration of Independence, third President of the United States
Upd   Articles Martin Van Buren: The American Gladstone
Revised version of the 1999 essay "Martin Van Buren: The Greatest American President"
 
Topic:  Lincoln, Abraham Sixteenth President of the United States
Upd   Articles Taking the gloss off of the Great Emancipator
Examines Lincoln's attitude toward the abolition of slavery as well as the effects of his war on the growth of government
Upd   Books The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War
Partial contents: Lincoln's Opposition to Racial Equality - Why Not Peaceful Emancipation? - Lincoln's Real Agenda - The Myth of Secession as "Treason" - Was Lincoln a Dictator? - Waging War on Civilians - Reconstructing America - The Great Centralizer
 
Topic:  Van Buren, Martin Eight President of the United States
Upd   Articles Martin Van Buren: The American Gladstone
Revised version of the 1999 essay "Martin Van Buren: The Greatest American President"
 
Topic:  Williams, Walter E. Professor of Economics, author, syndicated columnist
Upd   Books Authored The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War
Partial contents: Lincoln's Opposition to Racial Equality - Why Not Peaceful Emancipation? - Lincoln's Real Agenda - The Myth of Secession as "Treason" - Was Lincoln a Dictator? - Waging War on Civilians - Reconstructing America - The Great Centralizer
 
3 Jun 2019
Topic:  Banking The business of accepting deposits and lending money
Upd   Articles Martin Van Buren: The Greatest American President
Discusses the Van Buren presidency and why he should be considered "the greatest president in American history"
 
Topic:  Cleveland, Grover Twenty-second and twenty-fourth President of the United States
Upd   Articles Martin Van Buren: The Greatest American President
Discusses the Van Buren presidency and why he should be considered "the greatest president in American history"
 
30 May 2019
Topic:  Hummel, Jeffrey Rogers Professor of economics and history at San Jose State University
Upd   Writings Martin Van Buren: The Greatest American President
Discusses the Van Buren presidency and why he should be considered "the greatest president in American history"
 
Topic:  Jackson, Andrew Seventh President of the United States
Upd   Articles Martin Van Buren: The Greatest American President
Discusses the Van Buren presidency and why he should be considered "the greatest president in American history"
 
Topic:  Van Buren, Martin Eight President of the United States
Upd   Articles Martin Van Buren: The Greatest American President
Discusses the Van Buren presidency and why he should be considered "the greatest president in American history"
 
Topic:  War Armed conflict between nations: "The Health of the State"
Upd   Articles Martin Van Buren: The Greatest American President
Discusses the Van Buren presidency and why he should be considered "the greatest president in American history"
 
29 May 2019
Topic:  Henry, Patrick American revolutionary figure, famous for "Give me liberty or give me death" speech
Upd   Writings Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death
Text of the speech given at Saint John's Church in Richmond, Virginia to the Virginia House of Burgesses; first published over 40 years after the event
Upd     Liberty or Empire?
Excerpt of speech to the Virginia Ratifying Convention; criticizes several clauses of the proposed Constitution and warns about the possibility of a U.S. President becoming even worse than a king
 
Topic:  Hummel, Jeffrey Rogers Professor of economics and history at San Jose State University
Upd   Writings Martin Van Buren: The Greatest American President
Discusses the Van Buren presidency and why he should be considered "the greatest president in American history"
 
Topic:  Presidents, United States Heads of the Executive branch of the United States government
Upd   Articles Arts and Movies
Reviews of Sometimes a Great Notion and The Godfather
 
Topic:  Szasz, Thomas Psychiatry professor and author
Upd   Interviews Thomas Szasz on Freedom and Psychotherapy
Wide-ranging interview, covering mental illness, psychiatry, drugs, psychotherapy, liberty and more
 
Topic:  Van Buren, Martin Eight President of the United States
Upd   Articles Martin Van Buren: The Greatest American President
Discusses the Van Buren presidency and why he should be considered "the greatest president in American history"
 
28 May 2019
Topic:  Constitution, United States The supreme law of the United States of America
Upd   Articles Patrick Henry: Enemy of the State
After brief mention of Henry's more historical speech, discusses his role and oratory in the Constitutional ratification debates
 
Topic:  Government The organization that exercises authority over a given political unit
Upd   Articles Patrick Henry: Enemy of the State
After brief mention of Henry's more historical speech, discusses his role and oratory in the Constitutional ratification debates
 
Topic:  Henry, Patrick American revolutionary figure, famous for "Give me liberty or give me death" speech
Upd   Articles Patrick Henry: Enemy of the State
After brief mention of Henry's more historical speech, discusses his role and oratory in the Constitutional ratification debates
Upd     Patrick Henry - Hero of the Day
Short biographical essay
 
Topic:  Imperialism Domination or control, by one country, of one or more other countries or territories
Upd   Articles Patrick Henry: Enemy of the State
After brief mention of Henry's more historical speech, discusses his role and oratory in the Constitutional ratification debates
 
27 May 2019
Topic:  Buchanan, James M. 1986 Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences
Upd   Videos A Conversation With Hayek and Buchanan, Part I
The Idea Channel, 52 minutes: "Nobel laureates Hayek and Buchanan engage in a spirited discussion of von Hayek's controversial work, 'Constitution of Liberty'"
Upd     A Conversation With Hayek and Buchanan, Part II
The Idea Channel, 48 minutes: "Nobel laureates Hayek and Buchanan continue their discussion of von Hayek's controversial work, 'Constitution of Liberty'"
 
Topic:  Hayek, Friedrich 1974 Nobel Prize winner in Economics Sciences
Upd   Videos A Conversation With Hayek and Buchanan, Part I
The Idea Channel, 52 minutes: "Nobel laureates Hayek and Buchanan engage in a spirited discussion of von Hayek's controversial work, 'Constitution of Liberty'"
Upd     A Conversation With Hayek and Buchanan, Part II
The Idea Channel, 48 minutes: "Nobel laureates Hayek and Buchanan continue their discussion of von Hayek's controversial work, 'Constitution of Liberty'"
 
Topic:  Henry, Patrick American revolutionary figure, famous for "Give me liberty or give me death" speech
Upd   Bibliography HENRY, Patrick (1736-1799) Bibliography
Part of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress; includes information on over 20 books on Patrick Henry dated from 1839 to 2002
Upd     HENRY, Patrick (1736-1799) Guide to Research Papers
Part of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress; includes location and descriptions to Patrick Henry collection at the Library of Congress, several colleges and universities, historical societies and libraries
 
Topic:  Liberty The right and ability to act and express oneself in a freely chosen manner
Upd   Videos A Conversation With Hayek and Buchanan, Part I
The Idea Channel, 52 minutes: "Nobel laureates Hayek and Buchanan engage in a spirited discussion of von Hayek's controversial work, 'Constitution of Liberty'"
Upd     A Conversation With Hayek and Buchanan, Part II
The Idea Channel, 48 minutes: "Nobel laureates Hayek and Buchanan continue their discussion of von Hayek's controversial work, 'Constitution of Liberty'"
 
Topic:  Poole, Jr., Robert W. Founder of Reason Magazine and the Reason Foundation
Upd   Writings Obstruction of Justice
 
24 May 2019
Topic:  Boettke, Peter Professor of economics at George Mason University and editor of Review of Austrian Economics
Upd   Books Authored The Elgar Companion to Austrian Economics
Partial contents: Methodological Individualism - Subjectivism - Praxeology - Marginal utility - Entrepreneurship - Risk and Uncertainty - Prices and Knowledge - Spontaneous Order - Capital Theory - Austrian Business Cycle Theory - Law and Economics
 
Topic:  Economics, Austrian The school of economic thought founded by Carl Menger
Upd   Books The Elgar Companion to Austrian Economics
Partial contents: Methodological Individualism - Subjectivism - Praxeology - Marginal utility - Entrepreneurship - Risk and Uncertainty - Prices and Knowledge - Spontaneous Order - Capital Theory - Austrian Business Cycle Theory - Law and Economics
 
Topic:  Henry, Patrick American revolutionary figure, famous for "Give me liberty or give me death" speech
Upd   Web Sites Redhill.org | Patrick Henry Memorial Foundation
Includes biography, family and career timelines, speeches and documents and information about Red Hill, Henry's last house, and the foundation that maintains it
Upd   Web Pages Patrick Henry: The Colonial Williamsburg Official History & Citizenship Site
Includes portrait, timeline, biography, and audio of "Give me liberty" speech read by Richard Schumann
Upd     Full Biography | Redhill.org | Patrick Henry Memorial Foundation
Divided into five sections: Early Life and Times, The Voice of the Revolution, Henry and Independence, Building a Nation and The Later Years
 
Topic:  Oregon The Beaver State
Upd   Articles How unfriendly to small business can Oregon get?
Commentary on Oregon's rank in a small business index and the governor's response to a citizen petition to repeal a tax increase
 
23 May 2019
Topic:  Boettke, Peter Professor of economics at George Mason University and editor of Review of Austrian Economics
Upd   Writings The Story of a Movement
Reflects on the growth of Austrian economics from a set of lectures in South Royalton, Vermont in June 1974 to the current spread through several scholars and institutions, and discusses a Karen Vaughn book on the school and its debates
Upd     Why Those Who Value Liberty Should Rejoice: Elinor Ostrom's Nobel Prize
Discusses Elinor Ostrom's work and viewpoints
 
Topic:  Economics, Austrian The school of economic thought founded by Carl Menger
Upd   Articles The Story of a Movement
Reflects on the growth of Austrian economics from a set of lectures in South Royalton, Vermont in June 1974 to the current spread through several scholars and institutions, and discusses a Karen Vaughn book on the school and its debates
 
Topic:  Friedman, Milton 1976 Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences
Upd   Articles The Story of a Movement
Reflects on the growth of Austrian economics from a set of lectures in South Royalton, Vermont in June 1974 to the current spread through several scholars and institutions, and discusses a Karen Vaughn book on the school and its debates
 
Topic:  Government The organization that exercises authority over a given political unit
Upd   Articles Why Those Who Value Liberty Should Rejoice: Elinor Ostrom's Nobel Prize
Discusses Elinor Ostrom's work and viewpoints
 
Topic:  Lachmann, Ludwig 20th century German-born economist of the Austrian School
Upd   Articles The Story of a Movement
Reflects on the growth of Austrian economics from a set of lectures in South Royalton, Vermont in June 1974 to the current spread through several scholars and institutions, and discusses a Karen Vaughn book on the school and its debates
 
Topic:  Mises, Ludwig von Austrian school economist, author of Human Action
Upd   Articles The Story of a Movement
Reflects on the growth of Austrian economics from a set of lectures in South Royalton, Vermont in June 1974 to the current spread through several scholars and institutions, and discusses a Karen Vaughn book on the school and its debates
 
Topic:  Rothbard, Murray Austrian School economist, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Articles The Story of a Movement
Reflects on the growth of Austrian economics from a set of lectures in South Royalton, Vermont in June 1974 to the current spread through several scholars and institutions, and discusses a Karen Vaughn book on the school and its debates
 
22 May 2019
Topic:  Boettke, Peter Professor of economics at George Mason University and editor of Review of Austrian Economics
Upd   Biography Laissez Faire Books
Upd   Web Pages Peter Boettke - Biographical Information
At his personal homepage at George Mason University; includes photographs dating from 1982 to 2002, links his CV and sports interests
Upd     Faculty and Staff: Peter J. Boettke
Faculty page at George Mason University, Department of Economics; includes picture, profile, classes, publications, and links to related sites
Upd   Bibliography Research and CV - Peter J. Boettke
At his personal website, includes books authored and edited, journal articles, book chapters and other writings
 
Topic:  Chapman, Steve Editorial writer for the Chicago Tribune and nationally syndicated columnist
Upd   Archived Columns Chicago Tribune
Since March 2006
 
21 May 2019
Topic:  Barnett, Randy Professor of law at Boston University
Upd   Books Authored The Structure of Liberty: Justice and the Rule of Law
Partial contents: Liberty vs. License - Using Resources - The Liberal Conception of Justice - The Partiality Problem - The Incentive Problem - The Compliance Problem - The Problem of Enforcement Error - Fighting Crime Without Punishment
Upd     The Rights Retained by the People: The History and Meaning of the Ninth Amendment
Partial contents: "Higher law" Background of American Constitutional Law - Forgotten Ninth Amendment - Are There "Certain rights ... retained by the people"? - Natural Rights and the Ninth Amendment - History and Meaning of the Ninth Amendment
Upd     The Rights Retained by the People: The Ninth Amendment and Constitutional Interpretation, Volume II
Partial contents: Ninth Amendment: Inkblot or Another Hard Nut to Crack? - Reasons, Rhetoric, and the Ninth Amendment - The Problems of Constitutional Interpretation - Righting an Unwritten Constitution - The Natural Rights Basis of the Ninth Amendment
 
Topic:  Boudreaux, Donald J. Professor of Economics, past President of the Foundation for Economic Education
Upd   Biography Dr. Donald J. Boudreaux's Biographical Sketch
At his personal homepage at George Mason University
Upd   Web Pages Faculty and Staff: Donald J. Boudreaux
Faculty page at George Mason University, Department of Economics; includes picture, profile, classes, and link to his personal homepage (ca. 2002)
Upd     Donald J. Boudreaux | Competitive Enterprise Institute
Includes links to op-eds and articles as well as CIE studies
Upd     Advocates for Self-Government - Libertarian Education: Donald J. Boudreaux - Libertarian
Includes profile, photograph and quote
Upd   Writings Thoughts on Freedom - Politics and Prohibition: It Wasn't American Protest That Ended Alcohol Prohibition
Explains why, based on the story of alcohol prohibition, drug prohibition will not end solely on the realization of policy failure and side effects such as gang violence
Upd     A scholar's scholar retires
Discusses Higgs' retirement, highlighting his books Competition and Coercion and Crisis and Leviathan as well as his identification of "regime uncertainty"
 
Topic:  Law, Rule of Legal environment where cases are handled in a non-arbitrary manner
Upd   Books The Structure of Liberty: Justice and the Rule of Law
Partial contents: Liberty vs. License - Using Resources - The Liberal Conception of Justice - The Partiality Problem - The Incentive Problem - The Compliance Problem - The Problem of Enforcement Error - Fighting Crime Without Punishment
 
Topic:  People, Rights Retained by the Rights not explicitly listed in the Bill of Rights
Upd   Books The Rights Retained by the People: The History and Meaning of the Ninth Amendment
Partial contents: "Higher law" Background of American Constitutional Law - Forgotten Ninth Amendment - Are There "Certain rights ... retained by the people"? - Natural Rights and the Ninth Amendment - History and Meaning of the Ninth Amendment
Upd     The Rights Retained by the People: The Ninth Amendment and Constitutional Interpretation, Volume II
Partial contents: Ninth Amendment: Inkblot or Another Hard Nut to Crack? - Reasons, Rhetoric, and the Ninth Amendment - The Problems of Constitutional Interpretation - Righting an Unwritten Constitution - The Natural Rights Basis of the Ninth Amendment