6 Dec 2019
Topic:  Bovard, James Author, controversial Washington journalist
Upd   Books Authored Feeling Your Pain: The Explosion and Abuse of Government Power in the Clinton-Gore Years
Partial contents: Plundering and Blundering: The IRS - Affirmative Action, Now and Forever - Searching Everywhere - Forfeiture Follies - Freedom to Farm Washington - The Green Iron Fist - Waco - The Ruby Ridge Cover-up - The Reno-Freeh Whitewash Team
 
Topic:  Bradford, R. W. Co-founder, editor and publisher of Liberty (1987) magazine
Upd   Web Pages Advocates for Self-Government - Libertarian Education: R.W. Bradford (1947-2005)
Biography, photo, quotes and memorial quotes from others
Upd   Writings How We Started "Liberty"
Reflections on the fifth anniversary of publishing Liberty
 
Topic:  Clinton, Bill Forty-second President of the United States
Upd   Books Feeling Your Pain: The Explosion and Abuse of Government Power in the Clinton-Gore Years
Partial contents: Plundering and Blundering: The IRS - Affirmative Action, Now and Forever - Searching Everywhere - Forfeiture Follies - Freedom to Farm Washington - The Green Iron Fist - Waco - The Ruby Ridge Cover-up - The Reno-Freeh Whitewash Team
 
Topic:  Libertarianism Political philosophy that advocates freedom of action and thought for every human
Upd   Articles How We Started "Liberty"
Reflections on the fifth anniversary of publishing Liberty
 
Topic:  Libertarian Party United States
Upd   Articles How We Started "Liberty"
Reflections on the fifth anniversary of publishing Liberty
 
Topic:  New Individualist Review Quarterly journal founded and edited (for its first six years) by Ralph Raico, published between 1961 and 1968
Upd   Articles How We Started "Liberty"
Reflections on the fifth anniversary of publishing Liberty
 
Topic:  Nozick, Robert Professor of philosophy, author of Anarchy, State, and Utopia
Upd   Articles How We Started "Liberty"
Reflections on the fifth anniversary of publishing Liberty
 
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
 
Topic:  Paul, Ron Texas Republican Congressman, 1988 Libertarian Presidential candidate, 2008 Republican Presidential prospective candidate
Upd   Articles How We Started "Liberty"
Reflections on the fifth anniversary of publishing Liberty
 
Topic:  Rand, Ayn Objectivist philosopher, novelist
Upd   Articles How We Started "Liberty"
Reflections on the fifth anniversary of publishing Liberty
 
Topic:  Rothbard, Murray Austrian School economist, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Articles How We Started "Liberty"
Reflections on the fifth anniversary of publishing Liberty
 
5 Dec 2019
Topic:  Buchanan, James M. 1986 Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences
Upd   Interviews Interview with James Buchanan
Topics include The Calculus of Consent, public choice theory, monetary policy and the Federal Reserve
 
Topic:  Constitution, United States The supreme law of the United States of America
Upd   Articles Interview with James Buchanan
Topics include The Calculus of Consent, public choice theory, monetary policy and the Federal Reserve
 
Topic:  Democracy Form of government where the power is exercised directly or indirectly by a majority of the citizens
Upd   Articles Interview with James Buchanan
Topics include The Calculus of Consent, public choice theory, monetary policy and the Federal Reserve
 
Topic:  Economists Students and teachers of economics
Upd   Articles Interview with James Buchanan
Topics include The Calculus of Consent, public choice theory, monetary policy and the Federal Reserve
 
Topic:  Federal Reserve System The central bank of the United States
Upd   Articles Interview with James Buchanan
Topics include The Calculus of Consent, public choice theory, monetary policy and the Federal Reserve
 
Topic:  Italy Territory in southern Europe, ruled since 1946 by the Repubblica Italiana
Upd   Articles Interview with James Buchanan
Topics include The Calculus of Consent, public choice theory, monetary policy and the Federal Reserve
 
Topic:  Politicians People who hold or are running for a political office
Upd   Articles Interview with James Buchanan
Topics include The Calculus of Consent, public choice theory, monetary policy and the Federal Reserve
 
Topic:  Politics The practices of guiding, influencing or controlling government
Upd   Articles Interview with James Buchanan
Topics include The Calculus of Consent, public choice theory, monetary policy and the Federal Reserve
 
Topic:  Taxation Compulsory contributions demanded by governments from individuals and other entities
Upd   Articles Interview with James Buchanan
Topics include The Calculus of Consent, public choice theory, monetary policy and the Federal Reserve
 
Topic:  Tullock, Gordon Professor of law and economics at George Mason University
Upd   Articles Interview with James Buchanan
Topics include The Calculus of Consent, public choice theory, monetary policy and the Federal Reserve
 
Topic:  United States Territory in central and northwest North America, ruled since 1788 by the United States of America
Upd   Articles Interview with James Buchanan
Topics include The Calculus of Consent, public choice theory, monetary policy and the Federal Reserve
 
Topic:  Virginia The Old Dominion - ratified Constitution 23 Jun 1788
Upd   Articles Interview with James Buchanan
Topics include The Calculus of Consent, public choice theory, monetary policy and the Federal Reserve
 
4 Dec 2019
Topic:  Aristotle Greek philosopher, tutor of young Alexander the Great
Upd   Articles Aristotle Called the 2016 Election
Argues that, as per Aristotle in Rhetoric, in an election contest between a candidate with an inspiring personality (pathos) vs. another with good character (ethos) or intellect (logos), the former is more likely to win
 
Topic:  Cato Institute Non-profit public policy research foundation in Washington, DC
Upd   Articles The Liberty Manifesto
Remarks at a gala dinner celebrating the opening of the Cato Institute's new headquarters
 
Topic:  Clinton, Bill Forty-second President of the United States
Upd   Articles The Liberty Manifesto
Remarks at a gala dinner celebrating the opening of the Cato Institute's new headquarters
Upd     The Menace of the Religious Left
Details various socialist-communist religious or quasi-religious movements from the 12th through the 20th century, concluding with the Clintonians (Bill and Hillary) as the latest exponents of these trends
 
Topic:  Communism Socio-economic system in which private property rights are eliminated
Upd   Articles The Menace of the Religious Left
Details various socialist-communist religious or quasi-religious movements from the 12th through the 20th century, concluding with the Clintonians (Bill and Hillary) as the latest exponents of these trends
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles The Liberty Manifesto
Remarks at a gala dinner celebrating the opening of the Cato Institute's new headquarters
 
Topic:  O'Rourke, P. J. Political satirist, author
Upd   Writings The Liberty Manifesto
Remarks at a gala dinner celebrating the opening of the Cato Institute's new headquarters
 
Topic:  Rights Powers and privileges one may properly claim as due
Upd   Articles The Liberty Manifesto
Remarks at a gala dinner celebrating the opening of the Cato Institute's new headquarters
 
Topic:  Rothbard, Murray Austrian School economist, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Writings The Menace of the Religious Left
Details various socialist-communist religious or quasi-religious movements from the 12th through the 20th century, concluding with the Clintonians (Bill and Hillary) as the latest exponents of these trends
 
Topic:  Texas The Lone Star State
Upd   Articles The Liberty Manifesto
Remarks at a gala dinner celebrating the opening of the Cato Institute's new headquarters
 
3 Dec 2019
Topic:  Bradford, R. W. Co-founder, editor and publisher of Liberty (1987) magazine
Upd   Writings Why Liberty?
First (and only) editorial, discusses the three different kinds of existing libertarian periodicals, what areas and issues Liberty was going to address and who the founders were
 
Topic:  Casablanca 1942 Oscar-winning movie starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman
Upd   Reviews Doug Casey on the Silver Screen
Interviewed by Louis James, Editor, International Speculator; brief reviews of many movies and some TV series
 
Topic:  Casey, Doug Investment writer, author of Crisis Investing
Upd   Writings Why Liberty?
First (and only) editorial, discusses the three different kinds of existing libertarian periodicals, what areas and issues Liberty was going to address and who the founders were
Upd   Interviews Doug Casey on the Silver Screen
Interviewed by Louis James, Editor, International Speculator; brief reviews of many movies and some TV series
 
Topic:  Hombre 1967 western movie starring Paul Newman in the title role: a white man raised by Apaches
Upd   Reviews Doug Casey on the Silver Screen
Interviewed by Louis James, Editor, International Speculator; brief reviews of many movies and some TV series
 
Topic:  Libertarianism Political philosophy that advocates freedom of action and thought for every human
Upd   Articles Why Liberty?
First (and only) editorial, discusses the three different kinds of existing libertarian periodicals, what areas and issues Liberty was going to address and who the founders were
 
Topic:  Libertarian Party United States
Upd   Articles Why Liberty?
First (and only) editorial, discusses the three different kinds of existing libertarian periodicals, what areas and issues Liberty was going to address and who the founders were
 
Topic:  Periodicals Publications issued at regular intervals, such as magazines and journals
Upd   Articles Why Liberty?
First (and only) editorial, discusses the three different kinds of existing libertarian periodicals, what areas and issues Liberty was going to address and who the founders were
 
Topic:  Rothbard, Murray Austrian School economist, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Writings Why Liberty?
First (and only) editorial, discusses the three different kinds of existing libertarian periodicals, what areas and issues Liberty was going to address and who the founders were
 
Topic:  Sand Pebbles, The 1966 film revolving about an American gunboat in China during 1926
Upd   Reviews Doug Casey on the Silver Screen
Interviewed by Louis James, Editor, International Speculator; brief reviews of many movies and some TV series
 
Topic:  Star Wars 1977 science fiction movie, known as "Episode IV: A New Hope", first release of the series
Upd   Reviews Doug Casey on the Silver Screen
Interviewed by Louis James, Editor, International Speculator; brief reviews of many movies and some TV series
 
2 Dec 2019
Topic:  Casey, Doug Investment writer, author of Crisis Investing
Upd   Web Pages Doug Casey Archives | Casey Research
Short profile and links to articles from Nov 2004 to the present
Upd     Advocates for Self-Government - Libertarian Education: Doug Casey - Libertarian
Includes photograph, profile and quotes
Upd   Writings He Loved the Rush
Discusses Rush Limbaugh use of opiates, his posture regarding the Drug War and the hypocrisy (including Casey's suggestion of how Limbaugh could deal with the matter)
Upd     The Essence of Government
Examines the questions "What is the essence of government?" and "Are governments necessary?", comparing mobs, organized groups and governments
 
Topic:  Drugs, War on Legislation and enforcement actions against substances that are deemed to be addictive or otherwise dangerous
Upd   Articles He Loved the Rush
Discusses Rush Limbaugh use of opiates, his posture regarding the Drug War and the hypocrisy (including Casey's suggestion of how Limbaugh could deal with the matter)
 
Topic:  Eris Society Group of free thinkers who meet to discuss the arts and sciences, philosophy and theology
Upd   Web Pages Advocates for Self-Government - Libertarian Education: Doug Casey - Libertarian
Includes photograph, profile and quotes
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles The Essence of Government
Examines the questions "What is the essence of government?" and "Are governments necessary?", comparing mobs, organized groups and governments
 
Topic:  Law Set of rules and guidelines intended to influence social behavior
Upd   Articles The Essence of Government
Examines the questions "What is the essence of government?" and "Are governments necessary?", comparing mobs, organized groups and governments
 
Topic:  Middle East The countries of southwestern Asia and, conventionally, Egypt
Upd   Articles The Essence of Government
Examines the questions "What is the essence of government?" and "Are governments necessary?", comparing mobs, organized groups and governments
 
Topic:  Politics The practices of guiding, influencing or controlling government
Upd   Articles The Essence of Government
Examines the questions "What is the essence of government?" and "Are governments necessary?", comparing mobs, organized groups and governments
 
29 Nov 2019
Topic:  11 September 2001, Attacks of Terror attacks of 11 September 2001 on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon
Upd   Articles Will the Democrats Become Part of the Problem?
Discusses the outcome of the 2006 U.S. mid-term elections and offers recommendations primarily for congressional Democrats
 
Topic:  Bill of Rights, United States First 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution
Upd   Articles Will the Democrats Become Part of the Problem?
Discusses the outcome of the 2006 U.S. mid-term elections and offers recommendations primarily for congressional Democrats
 
Topic:  Bush, George W. Forty-third President of the United States
Upd   Articles Will the Democrats Become Part of the Problem?
Discusses the outcome of the 2006 U.S. mid-term elections and offers recommendations primarily for congressional Democrats
 
Topic:  Democratic Party United States
Upd   Articles Will the Democrats Become Part of the Problem?
Discusses the outcome of the 2006 U.S. mid-term elections and offers recommendations primarily for congressional Democrats
 
Topic:  Israel Territory in southwest Asia, ruled since 1948 by the Medīnat Yisrā'el
Upd   Articles Will the Democrats Become Part of the Problem?
Discusses the outcome of the 2006 U.S. mid-term elections and offers recommendations primarily for congressional Democrats
 
Topic:  Liberty The right and ability to act and express oneself in a freely chosen manner
Upd   Web Sites Home - SFL Academy
Formerly "Learn Liberty", a project of the Institute for Humane Studies
 
Topic:  Mencken, H. L. Journalist, author of The American Language
Upd   Writings The Land of the Free
Relates the story of Italian-American newspaper owner Carlo Tresca and his travails for daring to criticise the Italian Fascists
 
Topic:  Political Parties Groups of individuals that organize to gain control of governments at a national or other level, usually by election of candidates for government offices
Upd   Articles Tired of Two Parties?: Blame the centralization of the federal government, not the Constitution
 
Topic:  Powers, Reserved Powers retained by the States and the people
Upd   Articles Tired of Two Parties?: Blame the centralization of the federal government, not the Constitution
 
Topic:  Press, Freedom of the Liberty to publish facts and opinion
Upd   Articles The Land of the Free
Relates the story of Italian-American newspaper owner Carlo Tresca and his travails for daring to criticise the Italian Fascists
 
Topic:  Republican Party United States
Upd   Articles Will the Democrats Become Part of the Problem?
Discusses the outcome of the 2006 U.S. mid-term elections and offers recommendations primarily for congressional Democrats
 
Topic:  Roberts, Paul Craig Economist, columnist
Upd   Writings Will the Democrats Become Part of the Problem?
Discusses the outcome of the 2006 U.S. mid-term elections and offers recommendations primarily for congressional Democrats
 
Topic:  Students for Liberty Worldwide network of pro-liberty students and student organizations
Upd   Web Sites Home - SFL Academy
Formerly "Learn Liberty", a project of the Institute for Humane Studies
 
Topic:  United States Territory in central and northwest North America, ruled since 1788 by the United States of America
Upd   Articles The Land of the Free
Relates the story of Italian-American newspaper owner Carlo Tresca and his travails for daring to criticise the Italian Fascists
 
Topic:  Voting Selecting those who will govern by casting ballots
Upd   Articles Will the Democrats Become Part of the Problem?
Discusses the outcome of the 2006 U.S. mid-term elections and offers recommendations primarily for congressional Democrats
 
Topic:  War Armed conflict between nations: "The Health of the State"
Upd   Articles Will the Democrats Become Part of the Problem?
Discusses the outcome of the 2006 U.S. mid-term elections and offers recommendations primarily for congressional Democrats
 
27 Nov 2019
Topic:  Bush, George H. W. Director of the CIA and forty-first President of the United States
Upd   Articles The Repudiation of Bush
Comments on the results of the November 2006 U.S. elections and on the Bush 41 administration
 
Topic:  Bush, George W. Forty-third President of the United States
Upd   Articles The Price of Bush
Examines the George W. Bush presidency a year after his re-election and argues that conservatives should have known better than supporting him earlier on
Upd     What's Become of Americans?
Ponders the lack of reaction by Americans to events related to the Iraq War and the Bush administration, such as the missing WMDs, Abu Ghraib, mass surveillance, "free speech" zones, the death toll and the Haditha massacre
Upd     The Repudiation of Bush
Comments on the results of the November 2006 U.S. elections and on the Bush 41 administration
 
Topic:  Chile Territory in southwest South America, ruled since 1980 by the República de Chile
Upd   Articles U.S. Regime Change, Torture, and Murder in Chile
Discusses the unwelcome reception given to George W. Bush on a visit to Chile and various reasons for Chilean animosity towards the U.S. government, contrasting it with general opinion about these matters in the U.S. and the inaction in Congress
 
Topic:  Conservatism Political philosophy that emphasizes respect for traditional institutions
Upd   Articles The Price of Bush
Examines the George W. Bush presidency a year after his re-election and argues that conservatives should have known better than supporting him earlier on
 
Topic:  Democratic Party United States
Upd   Articles The Repudiation of Bush
Comments on the results of the November 2006 U.S. elections and on the Bush 41 administration
 
Topic:  Haditha Massacre Massacre of Iraqi civilians in Haditha committed by U.S. Marines
Upd   Articles What's Become of Americans?
Ponders the lack of reaction by Americans to events related to the Iraq War and the Bush administration, such as the missing WMDs, Abu Ghraib, mass surveillance, "free speech" zones, the death toll and the Haditha massacre
 
Topic:  Hornberger, Jacob President of the Future of Freedom Foundation
Upd   Writings U.S. Regime Change, Torture, and Murder in Chile
Discusses the unwelcome reception given to George W. Bush on a visit to Chile and various reasons for Chilean animosity towards the U.S. government, contrasting it with general opinion about these matters in the U.S. and the inaction in Congress
 
Topic:  Iraq War (2003) Invasion of Iraq by the U.S. and other countries, purportedly to find weapons of mass destruction
Upd   Articles What's Become of Americans?
Ponders the lack of reaction by Americans to events related to the Iraq War and the Bush administration, such as the missing WMDs, Abu Ghraib, mass surveillance, "free speech" zones, the death toll and the Haditha massacre
Upd     The Repudiation of Bush
Comments on the results of the November 2006 U.S. elections and on the Bush 41 administration
 
Topic:  Law, The Pamphlet by Bastiat in which he argued the law becomes perverted when used to violate individual rights
Upd   Articles The Bastiat Solution
Analyzes segments of Bastiat's The Law as "the best antidote for the toxic demagoguery" of election season
Upd     Frederic Bastiat, Ingenious Champion for Liberty and Peace
Lengthy biographical essay, covering those who influenced Bastiat as well as those influenced by him, his writings (including correspondence with his friend Félix Coudroy), his roles in the French Constituent and Legistative Assemblies and his legacy
Upd     Bastiat, Frédéric (1801-1850)
Biographical essay
 
Topic:  Republican Party United States
Upd   Articles The Price of Bush
Examines the George W. Bush presidency a year after his re-election and argues that conservatives should have known better than supporting him earlier on
 
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 The Repudiation of Bush
Comments on the results of the November 2006 U.S. elections and on the Bush 41 administration
 
Topic:  Roberts, Paul Craig Economist, columnist
Upd   Writings What's Become of Americans?
Ponders the lack of reaction by Americans to events related to the Iraq War and the Bush administration, such as the missing WMDs, Abu Ghraib, mass surveillance, "free speech" zones, the death toll and the Haditha massacre
 
Topic:  Sobran, Joseph Nationally syndicated columnist, past Senior Editor for National Review
Upd   Writings The Price of Bush
Examines the George W. Bush presidency a year after his re-election and argues that conservatives should have known better than supporting him earlier on
 
Topic:  Speech, Freedom of Liberty to speak, write or otherwise express oneself
Upd   Articles What's Become of Americans?
Ponders the lack of reaction by Americans to events related to the Iraq War and the Bush administration, such as the missing WMDs, Abu Ghraib, mass surveillance, "free speech" zones, the death toll and the Haditha massacre
 
Topic:  Terrorism The systematic use of violence to attempt to achieve ideological goals
Upd   Articles U.S. Regime Change, Torture, and Murder in Chile
Discusses the unwelcome reception given to George W. Bush on a visit to Chile and various reasons for Chilean animosity towards the U.S. government, contrasting it with general opinion about these matters in the U.S. and the inaction in Congress
 
Topic:  United States Territory in central and northwest North America, ruled since 1788 by the United States of America
Upd   Articles What's Become of Americans?
Ponders the lack of reaction by Americans to events related to the Iraq War and the Bush administration, such as the missing WMDs, Abu Ghraib, mass surveillance, "free speech" zones, the death toll and the Haditha massacre
 
26 Nov 2019
Topic:  11 September 2001, Attacks of Terror attacks of 11 September 2001 on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon
Upd   Articles The Endless War on Terrorism
Reflects on President George W. Bush response ("I don't think we can win it") when asked about the War on Terror
Upd     The George W. Bush 'What Me Worry?' Quiz
Twenty questions on what was George W. Bush's response to various situations; the answers provide links to supporting information
 
Topic:  Afghanistan Territory in southwest central Asia, nominally ruled since 2004 by the Da Afġānistān Islāmī Jumhoryat
Upd   Articles The George W. Bush 'What Me Worry?' Quiz
Twenty questions on what was George W. Bush's response to various situations; the answers provide links to supporting information
 
Topic:  Baseball America's favorite pastime
Upd   Articles Congress Strong-Arming Baseball? That's Foul
Discusses the latest congressional hearings on steroids
 
Topic:  Bush, George W. Forty-third President of the United States
Upd   Articles The Endless War on Terrorism
Reflects on President George W. Bush response ("I don't think we can win it") when asked about the War on Terror
Upd     The George W. Bush 'What Me Worry?' Quiz
Twenty questions on what was George W. Bush's response to various situations; the answers provide links to supporting information
 
Topic:  DiLorenzo, Thomas Professor of economics and author
Upd   Writings The Latest Defamation of Jefferson
Criticizes a conference titled "Mr. Jefferson Goes to the Middle East" and implying that George W. Bush is somehow Jeffersonian, by contrasting Jefferson and Lincoln's (and by extension Bush's) policies and actions
 
Topic:  Gillespie, Nick Editor of Reason.com and Reason.tv
Upd   Writings Congress Strong-Arming Baseball? That's Foul
Discusses the latest congressional hearings on steroids
 
Topic:  Hornberger, Jacob President of the Future of Freedom Foundation
Upd   Writings The Endless War on Terrorism
Reflects on President George W. Bush response ("I don't think we can win it") when asked about the War on Terror
 
Topic:  Iraq War (2003) Invasion of Iraq by the U.S. and other countries, purportedly to find weapons of mass destruction
Upd   Articles The George W. Bush 'What Me Worry?' Quiz
Twenty questions on what was George W. Bush's response to various situations; the answers provide links to supporting information
 
Topic:  Middle East The countries of southwestern Asia and, conventionally, Egypt
Upd   Articles The Endless War on Terrorism
Reflects on President George W. Bush response ("I don't think we can win it") when asked about the War on Terror
 
Topic:  Prisoner, The 1967-68 British TV series starring Patrick McGoohan
Upd   Articles DoniaCorp's "The Prisoner" Page - Ordering the Episodes
Examines various orders for the episodes, including logical, chronological and psychological, and offers her own recommended viewing sequence
 
Topic:  Speech, Freedom of Liberty to speak, write or otherwise express oneself
Upd   Articles The George W. Bush 'What Me Worry?' Quiz
Twenty questions on what was George W. Bush's response to various situations; the answers provide links to supporting information
 
Topic:  Terrorism The systematic use of violence to attempt to achieve ideological goals
Upd   Articles The Endless War on Terrorism
Reflects on President George W. Bush response ("I don't think we can win it") when asked about the War on Terror
 
25 Nov 2019
Topic:  Badnarik, Michael Software engineer, 2004 Libertarian Presidential candidate
Upd   Biography Project Vote Smart - Mr. Badnarik - Biography
Includes links to issue positions (NPAT), public statements, etc.
 
Topic:  Iraq War (2003) Invasion of Iraq by the U.S. and other countries, purportedly to find weapons of mass destruction
Upd   Articles The Case for Impeachment: Why we can no longer afford George W. Bush
Editorial discussing John Conyer's Dec 2005 resolution seeking establishment of a congressional committee to, among other things, "make recommendations regarding grounds for possible impeachment" of George W. Bush, and the bases for taking such action
 
Topic:  Law, Rule of Legal environment where cases are handled in a non-arbitrary manner
Upd   Articles The Case for Impeachment: Why we can no longer afford George W. Bush
Editorial discussing John Conyer's Dec 2005 resolution seeking establishment of a congressional committee to, among other things, "make recommendations regarding grounds for possible impeachment" of George W. Bush, and the bases for taking such action
 
Topic:  Minimum Wage Laws Legislation that places a lower limit on the prices paid for labor
Upd   Books Minimum Wage, Maximum Damage: How the Minimum Wage Law Destroys Jobs, Perpetuates Poverty, and Erodes Freedom
Offered by the Advocates for Self-Government
 
Topic:  Searches and Seizures, Right Against Unreasonable Protection from unwarranted searches and takings
Upd   Articles The Case for Impeachment: Why we can no longer afford George W. Bush
Editorial discussing John Conyer's Dec 2005 resolution seeking establishment of a congressional committee to, among other things, "make recommendations regarding grounds for possible impeachment" of George W. Bush, and the bases for taking such action
 
Topic:  War Armed conflict between nations: "The Health of the State"
Upd   Articles The Case for Impeachment: Why we can no longer afford George W. Bush
Editorial discussing John Conyer's Dec 2005 resolution seeking establishment of a congressional committee to, among other things, "make recommendations regarding grounds for possible impeachment" of George W. Bush, and the bases for taking such action
 
22 Nov 2019
Topic:  Bush, George W. Forty-third President of the United States
Upd   Articles The Case for Impeachment: Why we can no longer afford George W. Bush
Editorial discussing John Conyer's Dec 2005 resolution seeking establishment of a congressional committee to, among other things, "make recommendations regarding grounds for possible impeachment" of George W. Bush, and the bases for taking such action
Upd     The Abominations of War: From My Lai to Haditha
Responds to those who demand to "support our troops" and the President by listing various immoral and illegal actions, suggesting instead that George W. Bush be prosecuted as a war criminal and offering support to those who disobey unlawful orders
 
Topic:  Haditha Massacre Massacre of Iraqi civilians in Haditha committed by U.S. Marines
Upd   Articles The Abominations of War: From My Lai to Haditha
Responds to those who demand to "support our troops" and the President by listing various immoral and illegal actions, suggesting instead that George W. Bush be prosecuted as a war criminal and offering support to those who disobey unlawful orders
 
Topic:  Iraq War (2003) Invasion of Iraq by the U.S. and other countries, purportedly to find weapons of mass destruction
Upd   Articles The Abominations of War: From My Lai to Haditha
Responds to those who demand to "support our troops" and the President by listing various immoral and illegal actions, suggesting instead that George W. Bush be prosecuted as a war criminal and offering support to those who disobey unlawful orders
 
Topic:  War Armed conflict between nations: "The Health of the State"
Upd   Articles The Abominations of War: From My Lai to Haditha
Responds to those who demand to "support our troops" and the President by listing various immoral and illegal actions, suggesting instead that George W. Bush be prosecuted as a war criminal and offering support to those who disobey unlawful orders
 
21 Nov 2019
Topic:  11 September 2001, Attacks of Terror attacks of 11 September 2001 on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon
Upd   Articles The 9/11 Servility Reflex
Discusses how the general American public reacted after the 9/11 attacks and how the 9/11 Commission and the mainstream media helped reinforce that reaction
 
Topic:  Bovard, James Author, controversial Washington journalist
Upd   Writings The 9/11 Servility Reflex
Discusses how the general American public reacted after the 9/11 attacks and how the 9/11 Commission and the mainstream media helped reinforce that reaction
 
Topic:  Bush, George W. Forty-third President of the United States
Upd   Articles Slipped His Moorings
Discusses George W. Bush's distorted view of reality based on his comparison of bin Laden with Hitler, Stalin and Lenin
Upd     Rings of War
Reflects on war as concentric rings with soldiers in the center and the general public in the outer circle, criticizing George W. Bush and Congress for not ending the 2003 Iraq War and suggesting a general tax for future wars as incentive to end them
Upd     The 9/11 Servility Reflex
Discusses how the general American public reacted after the 9/11 attacks and how the 9/11 Commission and the mainstream media helped reinforce that reaction
Upd     Revisiting a Libertarian Classic: Nock's Our Enemy, the State
Examines some of the major themes of Nock's Our Enemy, the State
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles The 9/11 Servility Reflex
Discusses how the general American public reacted after the 9/11 attacks and how the 9/11 Commission and the mainstream media helped reinforce that reaction
 
Topic:  Law Set of rules and guidelines intended to influence social behavior
Upd   Articles Henry David Thoreau and "Civil Disobedience," Part 3
Further examination of themes in "Civil Disobedience", including unjust laws, politicians and reformers, voting, when to resist the state and the influence on Gandhi
 
Topic:  Military Industrial Complex The U.S. military "establishment": the armed forces and the companies and politicians that depend on them
Upd   Articles Rings of War
Reflects on war as concentric rings with soldiers in the center and the general public in the outer circle, criticizing George W. Bush and Congress for not ending the 2003 Iraq War and suggesting a general tax for future wars as incentive to end them
 
Topic:  Nonviolent Resistance Opposition to statist and authoritarian forces using protests, non-cooperation and other nonviolent methods
Upd   Articles "If 1,000 Men Were Not to Pay Their Tax Bills This Year…"
Discusses the 1846 incident that led Thoreau to spend a night in jail for refusing to pay a poll tax and the influence of his friends Bronson Alcott and Charles Lane as well as those Thoreau influenced later
 
Topic:  Resistance to Civil Government Essay by Thoreau, retitled posthumously as "Civil Disobedience", in which he argued that individuals have a duty to resist government-imposed injustice
Upd   Articles "If 1,000 Men Were Not to Pay Their Tax Bills This Year…"
Discusses the 1846 incident that led Thoreau to spend a night in jail for refusing to pay a poll tax and the influence of his friends Bronson Alcott and Charles Lane as well as those Thoreau influenced later
Upd     Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862)
Biographical essay
 
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 Revisiting a Libertarian Classic: Nock's Our Enemy, the State
Examines some of the major themes of Nock's Our Enemy, the State
 
Topic:  State, The The group of people that, having effective control over a government, benefit the most from the exercise of its power
Upd   Articles Henry David Thoreau and "Civil Disobedience," Part 3
Further examination of themes in "Civil Disobedience", including unjust laws, politicians and reformers, voting, when to resist the state and the influence on Gandhi
 
Topic:  Taxation Compulsory contributions demanded by governments from individuals and other entities
Upd   Articles Rings of War
Reflects on war as concentric rings with soldiers in the center and the general public in the outer circle, criticizing George W. Bush and Congress for not ending the 2003 Iraq War and suggesting a general tax for future wars as incentive to end them
 
Topic:  Terrorism The systematic use of violence to attempt to achieve ideological goals
Upd   Articles Slipped His Moorings
Discusses George W. Bush's distorted view of reality based on his comparison of bin Laden with Hitler, Stalin and Lenin
 
Topic:  Thoreau, Henry David Nineteenth-century American author, noted for the essay "Civil Disobedience"
Upd   Reference Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862)
Biographical essay
Upd   Articles Henry David Thoreau and "Civil Disobedience," Part 3
Further examination of themes in "Civil Disobedience", including unjust laws, politicians and reformers, voting, when to resist the state and the influence on Gandhi
Upd     "If 1,000 Men Were Not to Pay Their Tax Bills This Year…"
Discusses the 1846 incident that led Thoreau to spend a night in jail for refusing to pay a poll tax and the influence of his friends Bronson Alcott and Charles Lane as well as those Thoreau influenced later
 
Topic:  Voting Selecting those who will govern by casting ballots
Upd   Articles Henry David Thoreau and "Civil Disobedience," Part 3
Further examination of themes in "Civil Disobedience", including unjust laws, politicians and reformers, voting, when to resist the state and the influence on Gandhi
 
Topic:  War Armed conflict between nations: "The Health of the State"
Upd   Articles Rings of War
Reflects on war as concentric rings with soldiers in the center and the general public in the outer circle, criticizing George W. Bush and Congress for not ending the 2003 Iraq War and suggesting a general tax for future wars as incentive to end them
 
20 Nov 2019
Topic:  Armies, Standing Maintaining permanent armies of paid or conscripted soldiers
Upd   Articles Henry David Thoreau and "Civil Disobedience," Part 2
Examines several of the initial themes in "Civil Disobedience", including government injustice, the individual as the source of power and authority, war and the military and the reasons why people obey the state
 
Topic:  Bush, George W. Forty-third President of the United States
Upd   Articles Mr. Bush, Mind Your Own Business
Criticizes George W. Bush's advice to Americans that they should drive less in order to conserve gasoline
Upd     Outsourcing Torture
Discusses the case of Maher Arar, a Canadian and Syrian citizen sent to Syria for interrogation (and torture), due to erroneous information from Canadian law enforcement that he had ties to al-Qaeda
Upd     Pentagon Whistle-Blower on the Coming War With Iran
Interviewed by James Harris and Josh Scheer of Truthdig; topics include possible conflict with Iran, the Pentagon situation prior to the March 2003 invasion of Iraq, the Office of Special Plans, Vietnam, terrorism and neoconservatism
Upd     Obama's Iraqi Fairy Tale
Examines, in detail, Obama's March 2014 remarks about the 2003 Iraqi invasion compared to Russia's annexation of Crimea
 
Topic:  Carter, Jimmy Thirty-ninth President of the United States
Upd   Articles Pentagon Whistle-Blower on the Coming War With Iran
Interviewed by James Harris and Josh Scheer of Truthdig; topics include possible conflict with Iran, the Pentagon situation prior to the March 2003 invasion of Iraq, the Office of Special Plans, Vietnam, terrorism and neoconservatism
 
Topic:  Democracy Form of government where the power is exercised directly or indirectly by a majority of the citizens
Upd   Articles Henry David Thoreau and "Civil Disobedience," Part 2
Examines several of the initial themes in "Civil Disobedience", including government injustice, the individual as the source of power and authority, war and the military and the reasons why people obey the state
 
Topic:  Free Market The uncoerced, consensual exchanges of goods and services between individuals, antithesis of the State
Upd   Articles Mr. Bush, Mind Your Own Business
Criticizes George W. Bush's advice to Americans that they should drive less in order to conserve gasoline
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles Henry David Thoreau and "Civil Disobedience," Part 2
Examines several of the initial themes in "Civil Disobedience", including government injustice, the individual as the source of power and authority, war and the military and the reasons why people obey the state
 
Topic:  Imperialism Domination or control, by one country, of one or more other countries or territories
Upd   Articles Obama's Iraqi Fairy Tale
Examines, in detail, Obama's March 2014 remarks about the 2003 Iraqi invasion compared to Russia's annexation of Crimea
 
Topic:  Iraq Territory in southwest Asia, ruled since 2005 by the Jumhūriyyat Al-‘Irāq
Upd   Articles Pentagon Whistle-Blower on the Coming War With Iran
Interviewed by James Harris and Josh Scheer of Truthdig; topics include possible conflict with Iran, the Pentagon situation prior to the March 2003 invasion of Iraq, the Office of Special Plans, Vietnam, terrorism and neoconservatism
Upd     Obama's Iraqi Fairy Tale
Examines, in detail, Obama's March 2014 remarks about the 2003 Iraqi invasion compared to Russia's annexation of Crimea
 
Topic:  Iraq War (2003) Invasion of Iraq by the U.S. and other countries, purportedly to find weapons of mass destruction
Upd   Articles Pentagon Whistle-Blower on the Coming War With Iran
Interviewed by James Harris and Josh Scheer of Truthdig; topics include possible conflict with Iran, the Pentagon situation prior to the March 2003 invasion of Iraq, the Office of Special Plans, Vietnam, terrorism and neoconservatism
Upd     Obama's Iraqi Fairy Tale
Examines, in detail, Obama's March 2014 remarks about the 2003 Iraqi invasion compared to Russia's annexation of Crimea
 
Topic:  Obama, Barack Forty-fourth President of the United States
Upd   Articles Obama's Iraqi Fairy Tale
Examines, in detail, Obama's March 2014 remarks about the 2003 Iraqi invasion compared to Russia's annexation of Crimea
 
Topic:  Republican Party United States
Upd   Articles Pentagon Whistle-Blower on the Coming War With Iran
Interviewed by James Harris and Josh Scheer of Truthdig; topics include possible conflict with Iran, the Pentagon situation prior to the March 2003 invasion of Iraq, the Office of Special Plans, Vietnam, terrorism and neoconservatism
 
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 Mr. Bush, Mind Your Own Business
Criticizes George W. Bush's advice to Americans that they should drive less in order to conserve gasoline
Upd     Outsourcing Torture
Discusses the case of Maher Arar, a Canadian and Syrian citizen sent to Syria for interrogation (and torture), due to erroneous information from Canadian law enforcement that he had ties to al-Qaeda
Upd     Obama's Iraqi Fairy Tale
Examines, in detail, Obama's March 2014 remarks about the 2003 Iraqi invasion compared to Russia's annexation of Crimea
 
Topic:  Syria Territory in southwest Asia, nominally ruled since 1961 by the al-Jumhūriyyah al-‘Arabīyah as-Sūriyyah
Upd   Articles Outsourcing Torture
Discusses the case of Maher Arar, a Canadian and Syrian citizen sent to Syria for interrogation (and torture), due to erroneous information from Canadian law enforcement that he had ties to al-Qaeda
 
Topic:  Terrorism The systematic use of violence to attempt to achieve ideological goals
Upd   Articles Pentagon Whistle-Blower on the Coming War With Iran
Interviewed by James Harris and Josh Scheer of Truthdig; topics include possible conflict with Iran, the Pentagon situation prior to the March 2003 invasion of Iraq, the Office of Special Plans, Vietnam, terrorism and neoconservatism
 
Topic:  Thoreau, Henry David Nineteenth-century American author, noted for the essay "Civil Disobedience"
Upd   Articles Henry David Thoreau and "Civil Disobedience," Part 2
Examines several of the initial themes in "Civil Disobedience", including government injustice, the individual as the source of power and authority, war and the military and the reasons why people obey the state
 
Topic:  Vietnam War Conflict during 1954-1975 between South and North Vietnam, with increasing United States involvement
Upd   Articles Pentagon Whistle-Blower on the Coming War With Iran
Interviewed by James Harris and Josh Scheer of Truthdig; topics include possible conflict with Iran, the Pentagon situation prior to the March 2003 invasion of Iraq, the Office of Special Plans, Vietnam, terrorism and neoconservatism
 
Topic:  War Armed conflict between nations: "The Health of the State"
Upd   Articles Henry David Thoreau and "Civil Disobedience," Part 2
Examines several of the initial themes in "Civil Disobedience", including government injustice, the individual as the source of power and authority, war and the military and the reasons why people obey the state
Upd     Pentagon Whistle-Blower on the Coming War With Iran
Interviewed by James Harris and Josh Scheer of Truthdig; topics include possible conflict with Iran, the Pentagon situation prior to the March 2003 invasion of Iraq, the Office of Special Plans, Vietnam, terrorism and neoconservatism
 
19 Nov 2019
Topic:  11 September 2001, Attacks of Terror attacks of 11 September 2001 on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon
Upd   Articles More Bush Insults
Comments on George W. Bush's nomination of White House counsel Harriet Miers to the U.S. Supreme Court and on his speech asking for support on the "war on terror"
Upd     Q & A with Karen Kwiatkowski
Video and transcript of the C-SPAN program; Lamb interviews Kwiatkowski about the 2003 invasion of Iraq and her participation in the 2005 film Why We Fight
 
Topic:  Bush, George W. Forty-third President of the United States
Upd   Articles Machiavelli and U.S. Politics, Part 4: War
Part of a six-segment series examining The Prince vis-à-vis contemporary U.S. politics; this article covers Machiavelli's simple advice on war and contrasts it with that of James Madison and Robert Higgs in Crisis and Leviathan
Upd     More Bush Insults
Comments on George W. Bush's nomination of White House counsel Harriet Miers to the U.S. Supreme Court and on his speech asking for support on the "war on terror"
Upd     Meet the press, with David Letterman: The talk-show host proves to be twice as tough on George W. Bush as many reporters on the campaign trail.
Recounts the visit of Gov. Bush to Late Show with David Letterman, also contrasting it with an earlier appearance on CNBC
Upd     Mr. Bush, Meet Walter Jones
Discusses the Iraq War, the announcement of a potential strikes against Iran, and the Joint Resolution introduced by Rep. Walter Jones (R, NC) to prevent such action
 
Topic:  Children Sons and daughters; young persons, infants, adolescents
Upd   Articles Henry David Thoreau and "Civil Disobedience," Part 1
After some background and biographical material, describes the event (Thoreau's imprisonment) that led to writing "Civil Disobedience" and Thoreau's reaction to those who paid the tax on his behalf, his jailers, his neighbors and Ralph Waldo Emerson
 
Topic:  Constitution, United States The supreme law of the United States of America
Upd   Articles More Bush Insults
Comments on George W. Bush's nomination of White House counsel Harriet Miers to the U.S. Supreme Court and on his speech asking for support on the "war on terror"
 
Topic:  Education, Compulsory Attendance in schools that is mandated by laws
Upd   Articles Machiavelli and U.S. Politics, Part 4: War
Part of a six-segment series examining The Prince vis-à-vis contemporary U.S. politics; this article covers Machiavelli's simple advice on war and contrasts it with that of James Madison and Robert Higgs in Crisis and Leviathan
 
Topic:  Eisenhower, Dwight D. Thirty-fourth President of the United States
Upd   Articles Q & A with Karen Kwiatkowski
Video and transcript of the C-SPAN program; Lamb interviews Kwiatkowski about the 2003 invasion of Iraq and her participation in the 2005 film Why We Fight
 
Topic:  Iran Territory in southwest Asia, ruled since 1979 by the Jomhuri ye Eslāmi ye Irān
Upd   Articles Mr. Bush, Meet Walter Jones
Discusses the Iraq War, the announcement of a potential strikes against Iran, and the Joint Resolution introduced by Rep. Walter Jones (R, NC) to prevent such action
 
Topic:  Iraq War (2003) Invasion of Iraq by the U.S. and other countries, purportedly to find weapons of mass destruction
Upd   Articles Q & A with Karen Kwiatkowski
Video and transcript of the C-SPAN program; Lamb interviews Kwiatkowski about the 2003 invasion of Iraq and her participation in the 2005 film Why We Fight
Upd     Mr. Bush, Meet Walter Jones
Discusses the Iraq War, the announcement of a potential strikes against Iran, and the Joint Resolution introduced by Rep. Walter Jones (R, NC) to prevent such action
 
Topic:  Madison, James Author of Federalist essays, fourth President of the United States
Upd   Articles Machiavelli and U.S. Politics, Part 4: War
Part of a six-segment series examining The Prince vis-à-vis contemporary U.S. politics; this article covers Machiavelli's simple advice on war and contrasts it with that of James Madison and Robert Higgs in Crisis and Leviathan
 
Topic:  Press, Freedom of the Liberty to publish facts and opinion
Upd   Articles Machiavelli and U.S. Politics, Part 4: War
Part of a six-segment series examining The Prince vis-à-vis contemporary U.S. politics; this article covers Machiavelli's simple advice on war and contrasts it with that of James Madison and Robert Higgs in Crisis and Leviathan
 
Topic:  Prices Convey information between buyers and sellers
Upd   Articles Machiavelli and U.S. Politics, Part 4: War
Part of a six-segment series examining The Prince vis-à-vis contemporary U.S. politics; this article covers Machiavelli's simple advice on war and contrasts it with that of James Madison and Robert Higgs in Crisis and Leviathan
 
Topic:  Republican Party United States
Upd   Articles Q & A with Karen Kwiatkowski
Video and transcript of the C-SPAN program; Lamb interviews Kwiatkowski about the 2003 invasion of Iraq and her participation in the 2005 film Why We Fight
 
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 More Bush Insults
Comments on George W. Bush's nomination of White House counsel Harriet Miers to the U.S. Supreme Court and on his speech asking for support on the "war on terror"
 
Topic:  Terrorism The systematic use of violence to attempt to achieve ideological goals
Upd   Articles Machiavelli and U.S. Politics, Part 4: War
Part of a six-segment series examining The Prince vis-à-vis contemporary U.S. politics; this article covers Machiavelli's simple advice on war and contrasts it with that of James Madison and Robert Higgs in Crisis and Leviathan
 
Topic:  Travel Journeys for pleasure or education
Upd   Articles Machiavelli and U.S. Politics, Part 4: War
Part of a six-segment series examining The Prince vis-à-vis contemporary U.S. politics; this article covers Machiavelli's simple advice on war and contrasts it with that of James Madison and Robert Higgs in Crisis and Leviathan
 
Topic:  War Armed conflict between nations: "The Health of the State"
Upd   Articles Machiavelli and U.S. Politics, Part 4: War
Part of a six-segment series examining The Prince vis-à-vis contemporary U.S. politics; this article covers Machiavelli's simple advice on war and contrasts it with that of James Madison and Robert Higgs in Crisis and Leviathan
 
18 Nov 2019
Topic:  Bush, George W. Forty-third President of the United States
Upd   Articles Q & A with Karen Kwiatkowski
Video and transcript of the C-SPAN program; Lamb interviews Kwiatkowski about the 2003 invasion of Iraq and her participation in the 2005 film Why We Fight
 
Topic:  McElroy, Wendy Author, individualist feminist
Upd   Writings Henry David Thoreau and "Civil Disobedience," Part 1
After some background and biographical material, describes the event (Thoreau's imprisonment) that led to writing "Civil Disobedience" and Thoreau's reaction to those who paid the tax on his behalf, his jailers, his neighbors and Ralph Waldo Emerson
Upd     Henry David Thoreau and "Civil Disobedience," Part 2
Examines several of the initial themes in "Civil Disobedience", including government injustice, the individual as the source of power and authority, war and the military and the reasons why people obey the state
Upd     Henry David Thoreau and "Civil Disobedience," Part 3
Further examination of themes in "Civil Disobedience", including unjust laws, politicians and reformers, voting, when to resist the state and the influence on Gandhi
 
Topic:  Military Industrial Complex The U.S. military "establishment": the armed forces and the companies and politicians that depend on them
Upd   Articles Q & A with Karen Kwiatkowski
Video and transcript of the C-SPAN program; Lamb interviews Kwiatkowski about the 2003 invasion of Iraq and her participation in the 2005 film Why We Fight
 
Topic:  Resistance to Civil Government Essay by Thoreau, retitled posthumously as "Civil Disobedience", in which he argued that individuals have a duty to resist government-imposed injustice
Upd   Articles Henry David Thoreau and "Civil Disobedience," Part 1
After some background and biographical material, describes the event (Thoreau's imprisonment) that led to writing "Civil Disobedience" and Thoreau's reaction to those who paid the tax on his behalf, his jailers, his neighbors and Ralph Waldo Emerson
Upd     Henry David Thoreau and "Civil Disobedience," Part 2
Examines several of the initial themes in "Civil Disobedience", including government injustice, the individual as the source of power and authority, war and the military and the reasons why people obey the state
Upd     Henry David Thoreau and "Civil Disobedience," Part 3
Further examination of themes in "Civil Disobedience", including unjust laws, politicians and reformers, voting, when to resist the state and the influence on Gandhi
 
Topic:  Why We Fight 2005 documentary, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival
Upd   Articles Q & A with Karen Kwiatkowski
Video and transcript of the C-SPAN program; Lamb interviews Kwiatkowski about the 2003 invasion of Iraq and her participation in the 2005 film Why We Fight
 
15 Nov 2019
Topic:  Bush, George W. Forty-third President of the United States
Upd   Articles Lest We Forget
Recounts Khrushchev's denouncing of Stalin 50 years earlier, and warns Americans that they do not need to give up civil liberties, constitutional safeguards or international conventions in order to defend themselves against terrorism
Upd     Is This Really War?
Discusses the Haditha killings and argues that U.S. troops in Iraq are acting more as a police force for the new Iraqi regime, which is incompatible with military training
 
Topic:  Communism Socio-economic system in which private property rights are eliminated
Upd   Articles Lest We Forget
Recounts Khrushchev's denouncing of Stalin 50 years earlier, and warns Americans that they do not need to give up civil liberties, constitutional safeguards or international conventions in order to defend themselves against terrorism
 
New Topic:  Essays Short written compositions, such as essays, articles, papers, pamphlets or short stories
 
Topic:  Georgia Territory in northwest Asia, ruled since 1991 by the Sakartvelo
Upd   Articles I Resign From the Mont Pelerin Society
Explains Roberts' rationale for resigning from the Mont Pelerin Society (MPS)
 
Topic:  Haditha Massacre Massacre of Iraqi civilians in Haditha committed by U.S. Marines
Upd   Articles Is This Really War?
Discusses the Haditha killings and argues that U.S. troops in Iraq are acting more as a police force for the new Iraqi regime, which is incompatible with military training
 
Topic:  Iraq War (2003) Invasion of Iraq by the U.S. and other countries, purportedly to find weapons of mass destruction
Upd   Articles Is This Really War?
Discusses the Haditha killings and argues that U.S. troops in Iraq are acting more as a police force for the new Iraqi regime, which is incompatible with military training
 
Upd Topic:  Law, The Pamphlet by Bastiat in which he argued the law becomes perverted when used to violate individual rights
 
Topic:  Mont Pelerin Society Aims to strengthen the principles and practice of a free society
Upd   Articles I Resign From the Mont Pelerin Society
Explains Roberts' rationale for resigning from the Mont Pelerin Society (MPS)
 
Topic:  Philadelphia The original capital of the United States
Upd   Articles Is This Really War?
Discusses the Haditha killings and argues that U.S. troops in Iraq are acting more as a police force for the new Iraqi regime, which is incompatible with military training
 
Upd Topic:  Resistance to Civil Government Essay by Thoreau, retitled posthumously as "Civil Disobedience", in which he argued that individuals have a duty to resist government-imposed injustice
 
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 Is This Really War?
Discusses the Haditha killings and argues that U.S. troops in Iraq are acting more as a police force for the new Iraqi regime, which is incompatible with military training
 
Topic:  Roberts, Paul Craig Economist, columnist
Upd   Writings Lest We Forget
Recounts Khrushchev's denouncing of Stalin 50 years earlier, and warns Americans that they do not need to give up civil liberties, constitutional safeguards or international conventions in order to defend themselves against terrorism
Upd     I Resign From the Mont Pelerin Society
Explains Roberts' rationale for resigning from the Mont Pelerin Society (MPS)
 
Topic:  War Armed conflict between nations: "The Health of the State"
Upd   Articles I Resign From the Mont Pelerin Society
Explains Roberts' rationale for resigning from the Mont Pelerin Society (MPS)
 
14 Nov 2019
Topic:  Bush, George W. Forty-third President of the United States
Upd   Articles Iraq Exit Strategy: America's Path Forward
Proposal by the Libertarian National Committee for the U.S. to remove its troops from Iraq and a direct-aid program to allow Iraq to reconstruct its infrastructure (note: the occupation lasted another six years)
Upd     Impeach the American People!
Comments on proposals to impeach (or otherwise bring to justice) George W. Bush and others in his administration, countering that most Americans didn't do their part under the alleged "social contract"
 
Topic:  Democratic Party United States
Upd   Articles Impeach the American People!
Comments on proposals to impeach (or otherwise bring to justice) George W. Bush and others in his administration, countering that most Americans didn't do their part under the alleged "social contract"
 
Topic:  Founding Fathers Leading individuals in founding of the United States
Upd   Articles Impeach the American People!
Comments on proposals to impeach (or otherwise bring to justice) George W. Bush and others in his administration, countering that most Americans didn't do their part under the alleged "social contract"
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles Impeach the American People!
Comments on proposals to impeach (or otherwise bring to justice) George W. Bush and others in his administration, countering that most Americans didn't do their part under the alleged "social contract"
 
Topic:  Iraq Territory in southwest Asia, ruled since 2005 by the Jumhūriyyat Al-‘Irāq
Upd   Articles Iraq Exit Strategy: America's Path Forward
Proposal by the Libertarian National Committee for the U.S. to remove its troops from Iraq and a direct-aid program to allow Iraq to reconstruct its infrastructure (note: the occupation lasted another six years)
 
Topic:  Iraq War (2003) Invasion of Iraq by the U.S. and other countries, purportedly to find weapons of mass destruction
Upd   Articles Iraq Exit Strategy: America's Path Forward
Proposal by the Libertarian National Committee for the U.S. to remove its troops from Iraq and a direct-aid program to allow Iraq to reconstruct its infrastructure (note: the occupation lasted another six years)
 
Topic:  Libertarian Party United States
Upd   Writings Iraq Exit Strategy: America's Path Forward
Proposal by the Libertarian National Committee for the U.S. to remove its troops from Iraq and a direct-aid program to allow Iraq to reconstruct its infrastructure (note: the occupation lasted another six years)
 
Topic:  Shaffer, Butler Professor of law at Southwestern University
Upd   Writings Impeach the American People!
Comments on proposals to impeach (or otherwise bring to justice) George W. Bush and others in his administration, countering that most Americans didn't do their part under the alleged "social contract"
 
Topic:  State, The The group of people that, having effective control over a government, benefit the most from the exercise of its power
Upd   Articles Impeach the American People!
Comments on proposals to impeach (or otherwise bring to justice) George W. Bush and others in his administration, countering that most Americans didn't do their part under the alleged "social contract"
 
Topic:  United States Territory in central and northwest North America, ruled since 1788 by the United States of America
Upd   Articles Iraq Exit Strategy: America's Path Forward
Proposal by the Libertarian National Committee for the U.S. to remove its troops from Iraq and a direct-aid program to allow Iraq to reconstruct its infrastructure (note: the occupation lasted another six years)
 
13 Nov 2019
Topic:  Bush, George W. Forty-third President of the United States
Upd   Articles Hidden Government
Discusses the July 2006 Israeli attack on Lebanon, which resulted in 800 dead and was carried out with assistance and approval of the Bush administration
Upd     Glorious War!
Discusses how, after the Bush father and son presidencies, the Republican Party and conservatism became associated with militarism and war
 
Topic:  China Territory in eastern Asia, ruled since 1949 by the Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó
Upd   Articles How Much More Harm Can Bush Do?
Discusses the casualties resulting from the 2003 Iraq invasion, the changed world opinion of the United States and the lobbies that benefit from the continuation of hostilities
 
Topic:  Conservatism Political philosophy that emphasizes respect for traditional institutions
Upd   Articles Glorious War!
Discusses how, after the Bush father and son presidencies, the Republican Party and conservatism became associated with militarism and war
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles Hidden Government
Discusses the July 2006 Israeli attack on Lebanon, which resulted in 800 dead and was carried out with assistance and approval of the Bush administration
 
Topic:  Lebanon Territory in southwest Asia, ruled since 1946 by the al-Jumhūrīyah al-Lubnānīyah
Upd   Articles Hidden Government
Discusses the July 2006 Israeli attack on Lebanon, which resulted in 800 dead and was carried out with assistance and approval of the Bush administration
 
Topic:  Republican Party United States
Upd   Articles Glorious War!
Discusses how, after the Bush father and son presidencies, the Republican Party and conservatism became associated with militarism and war
 
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 Hidden Government
Discusses the July 2006 Israeli attack on Lebanon, which resulted in 800 dead and was carried out with assistance and approval of the Bush administration
 
Topic:  Roberts, Paul Craig Economist, columnist
Upd   Writings How Much More Harm Can Bush Do?
Discusses the casualties resulting from the 2003 Iraq invasion, the changed world opinion of the United States and the lobbies that benefit from the continuation of hostilities
 
Topic:  Sobran, Joseph Nationally syndicated columnist, past Senior Editor for National Review
Upd   Writings Glorious War!
Discusses how, after the Bush father and son presidencies, the Republican Party and conservatism became associated with militarism and war
 
Topic:  War Armed conflict between nations: "The Health of the State"
Upd   Articles Glorious War!
Discusses how, after the Bush father and son presidencies, the Republican Party and conservatism became associated with militarism and war
 
12 Nov 2019
Topic:  Australia The smallest continent, its territory is ruled since 1942 by the Monarchy of Australia
Upd   Articles "Free-Speech Zone"
Provides various examples of "free speech zone" incidents as well as reactions in the U.S. and overseas
 
Topic:  Bovard, James Author, controversial Washington journalist
Upd   Writings "Free-Speech Zone"
Provides various examples of "free speech zone" incidents as well as reactions in the U.S. and overseas
 
Topic:  Bush, George W. Forty-third President of the United States
Upd   Articles "Free-Speech Zone"
Provides various examples of "free speech zone" incidents as well as reactions in the U.S. and overseas
 
Topic:  California The Golden State
Upd   Articles "Free-Speech Zone"
Provides various examples of "free speech zone" incidents as well as reactions in the U.S. and overseas
 
Topic:  Carolina, South The Palmetto State - ratified Constitution 23 May 1788
Upd   Articles "Free-Speech Zone"
Provides various examples of "free speech zone" incidents as well as reactions in the U.S. and overseas
 
Topic:  Florida The Sunshine State
Upd   Articles "Free-Speech Zone"
Provides various examples of "free speech zone" incidents as well as reactions in the U.S. and overseas
 
Topic:  Missouri The Show Me State
Upd   Articles "Free-Speech Zone"
Provides various examples of "free speech zone" incidents as well as reactions in the U.S. and overseas
 
Topic:  Pennsylvania The Keystone State - ratified Constitution 12 Dec 1787
Upd   Articles "Free-Speech Zone"
Provides various examples of "free speech zone" incidents as well as reactions in the U.S. and overseas
 
Topic:  Searches and Seizures, Right Against Unreasonable Protection from unwarranted searches and takings
Upd   Articles "Free-Speech Zone"
Provides various examples of "free speech zone" incidents as well as reactions in the U.S. and overseas
 
Topic:  Speech, Freedom of Liberty to speak, write or otherwise express oneself
Upd   Articles "Free-Speech Zone"
Provides various examples of "free speech zone" incidents as well as reactions in the U.S. and overseas
 
Topic:  Terrorism The systematic use of violence to attempt to achieve ideological goals
Upd   Articles "Free-Speech Zone"
Provides various examples of "free speech zone" incidents as well as reactions in the U.S. and overseas
 
Topic:  United Kingdom Island territories in western Europe, ruled since 1921 by the Monarchy of the United Kingdom
Upd   Articles "Free-Speech Zone"
Provides various examples of "free speech zone" incidents as well as reactions in the U.S. and overseas
 
11 Nov 2019
Topic:  11 September 2001, Attacks of Terror attacks of 11 September 2001 on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon
Upd   Articles Elizabeth de la Vega, Bringing Bush to Court
Foreword by Engelhardt, followed by excerpt from the introduction of de la Vega's United States v. George W. Bush et al, where she compares the Enron scandal to Bush's words and actions in bringing about the invasion of Iraq
 
Topic:  Bright, John 19th century English Member of Parliament
Upd   Biography Rochdale Folk: John Bright
Site of the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, "The Birthplace of Cooperation", where Bright was born
 
Topic:  Bush, George W. Forty-third President of the United States
Upd   Articles Elizabeth de la Vega, Bringing Bush to Court
Foreword by Engelhardt, followed by excerpt from the introduction of de la Vega's United States v. George W. Bush et al, where she compares the Enron scandal to Bush's words and actions in bringing about the invasion of Iraq
 
Topic:  Iraq War (2003) Invasion of Iraq by the U.S. and other countries, purportedly to find weapons of mass destruction
Upd   Articles Elizabeth de la Vega, Bringing Bush to Court
Foreword by Engelhardt, followed by excerpt from the introduction of de la Vega's United States v. George W. Bush et al, where she compares the Enron scandal to Bush's words and actions in bringing about the invasion of Iraq
 
Topic:  Law Set of rules and guidelines intended to influence social behavior
Upd   Articles Elizabeth de la Vega, Bringing Bush to Court
Foreword by Engelhardt, followed by excerpt from the introduction of de la Vega's United States v. George W. Bush et al, where she compares the Enron scandal to Bush's words and actions in bringing about the invasion of Iraq
 
8 Nov 2019
Topic:  Bovard, James Author, controversial Washington journalist
Upd   Writings Bush's Signing Statement Dictatorship
Details some of Bush's (more than 800) signing statements and his "unitary executive" doctrine (invoked almost 100 times since he took office)
 
Topic:  Bush, George W. Forty-third President of the United States
Upd   Articles Bush's Wartime Dictatorship
Examines Bush's claims regarding secret surveillance, the militarism and fascism underlying his regime and the lack of an effecive opposition
Upd     Bush's Secret Surveillance State
Discusses the actions of the Bush administration before and after the New York Times disclosed that secret, warrantless wiretaps were and are being conducted, on both domestic and international calls and emails
Upd     Dubya and Dubai
Commentary on the Dubai Ports World deal and related maneuvers by the Bush administration
Upd     Bush's Signing Statement Dictatorship
Details some of Bush's (more than 800) signing statements and his "unitary executive" doctrine (invoked almost 100 times since he took office)
 
Topic:  Democratic Party United States
Upd   Articles Bush's Wartime Dictatorship
Examines Bush's claims regarding secret surveillance, the militarism and fascism underlying his regime and the lack of an effecive opposition
 
Topic:  Dubai Metropolis and capital city of the Emirate of Dubai
Upd   Articles Dubya and Dubai
Commentary on the Dubai Ports World deal and related maneuvers by the Bush administration
 
Topic:  Fascism Politico-economic system where the means of production are nominally in private hands but controlled by a combination of state and business interests
Upd   Articles Bush's Wartime Dictatorship
Examines Bush's claims regarding secret surveillance, the militarism and fascism underlying his regime and the lack of an effecive opposition
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles Bush's Secret Surveillance State
Discusses the actions of the Bush administration before and after the New York Times disclosed that secret, warrantless wiretaps were and are being conducted, on both domestic and international calls and emails
 
Topic:  Gregory, Anthony Research Fellow and Student Programs Director at the Independent Institute
Upd   Writings Bush's Secret Surveillance State
Discusses the actions of the Bush administration before and after the New York Times disclosed that secret, warrantless wiretaps were and are being conducted, on both domestic and international calls and emails
 
Topic:  Law, Rule of Legal environment where cases are handled in a non-arbitrary manner
Upd   Articles Bush's Signing Statement Dictatorship
Details some of Bush's (more than 800) signing statements and his "unitary executive" doctrine (invoked almost 100 times since he took office)
 
Topic:  Militarism A political system influenced greatly by a large, permanent military force
Upd   Articles Bush's Wartime Dictatorship
Examines Bush's claims regarding secret surveillance, the militarism and fascism underlying his regime and the lack of an effecive opposition
 
Topic:  Raimondo, Justin Editorial director of Antiwar.com
Upd   Writings Bush's Wartime Dictatorship
Examines Bush's claims regarding secret surveillance, the militarism and fascism underlying his regime and the lack of an effecive opposition
 
Topic:  Schulman, J. Neil American science fiction writer, winner of Prometheus Best Novel and Hall of Fame awards
Upd   Writings Dubya and Dubai
Commentary on the Dubai Ports World deal and related maneuvers by the Bush administration
 
Topic:  Searches and Seizures, Right Against Unreasonable Protection from unwarranted searches and takings
Upd   Articles Bush's Secret Surveillance State
Discusses the actions of the Bush administration before and after the New York Times disclosed that secret, warrantless wiretaps were and are being conducted, on both domestic and international calls and emails
 
Topic:  United Arab Emirates Territory in the eastern Arabian Peninsula, ruled since 1971 by the Dawlat al-Imārāt al-‘Arabīyah al-Muttaḥidah
Upd   Articles Dubya and Dubai
Commentary on the Dubai Ports World deal and related maneuvers by the Bush administration
 
7 Nov 2019
Topic:  Bush, George W. Forty-third President of the United States
Upd   Articles Bush Broke the Law
Comments on the response by the Bush administration to the revelation of warrantless surveillance, including the claim by Michael Hayden that the Fourth Amendment does not require "probable cause"
Upd     Bush's Place in History
Considers the Bush presidency from his candidacy description of himself as a "uniter" to Bush saying he is "the decider" (18 Apr 2006), from his popularity after the 11 Sep 2001 attacks to his "abysmal" poll ratings in 2006
Upd     Bush's Learning Problem
Discusses George W. Bush's behavior with regard to his enemies, pondering he may have never learned one of the fundamental concepts of chess strategy
Upd     Bush Is About To Attack Iran
Expresses dismay at the American lack of awareness of the Bush administration's intent of starting a war with Iran on the pretext that Iran, rather than al-Qaeda, is responsible for the Iraqi insurgency
 
Topic:  Conservatism Political philosophy that emphasizes respect for traditional institutions
Upd   Articles Bush's Place in History
Considers the Bush presidency from his candidacy description of himself as a "uniter" to Bush saying he is "the decider" (18 Apr 2006), from his popularity after the 11 Sep 2001 attacks to his "abysmal" poll ratings in 2006
 
Topic:  Constitution, United States The supreme law of the United States of America
Upd   Articles Bush Broke the Law
Comments on the response by the Bush administration to the revelation of warrantless surveillance, including the claim by Michael Hayden that the Fourth Amendment does not require "probable cause"
 
Topic:  Iran Territory in southwest Asia, ruled since 1979 by the Jomhuri ye Eslāmi ye Irān
Upd   Articles Bush Is About To Attack Iran
Expresses dismay at the American lack of awareness of the Bush administration's intent of starting a war with Iran on the pretext that Iran, rather than al-Qaeda, is responsible for the Iraqi insurgency
 
Topic:  Korea, North Territory in northeast Asia, nominally ruled since 1948 by the Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk
Upd   Articles Bush's Learning Problem
Discusses George W. Bush's behavior with regard to his enemies, pondering he may have never learned one of the fundamental concepts of chess strategy
 
Topic:  Middle East The countries of southwestern Asia and, conventionally, Egypt
Upd   Articles Bush Is About To Attack Iran
Expresses dismay at the American lack of awareness of the Bush administration's intent of starting a war with Iran on the pretext that Iran, rather than al-Qaeda, is responsible for the Iraqi insurgency
 
Topic:  Roberts, Paul Craig Economist, columnist
Upd   Writings Bush Is About To Attack Iran
Expresses dismay at the American lack of awareness of the Bush administration's intent of starting a war with Iran on the pretext that Iran, rather than al-Qaeda, is responsible for the Iraqi insurgency
 
Topic:  Searches and Seizures, Right Against Unreasonable Protection from unwarranted searches and takings
Upd   Articles Bush Broke the Law
Comments on the response by the Bush administration to the revelation of warrantless surveillance, including the claim by Michael Hayden that the Fourth Amendment does not require "probable cause"
 
Topic:  Sobran, Joseph Nationally syndicated columnist, past Senior Editor for National Review
Upd   Writings Bush's Place in History
Considers the Bush presidency from his candidacy description of himself as a "uniter" to Bush saying he is "the decider" (18 Apr 2006), from his popularity after the 11 Sep 2001 attacks to his "abysmal" poll ratings in 2006
Upd     Bush's Learning Problem
Discusses George W. Bush's behavior with regard to his enemies, pondering he may have never learned one of the fundamental concepts of chess strategy