Archive for September, 2002

Are Women Hopeless?: Joe Blow

Saturday, September 28, 2002 17:50 Comments Off

Are Women Hopeless?: Joe Blow writes a great rant on Etherzone.com. I don’t agree with all he says, and I say that because men are legitimately expected to have some common sense, awareness, culture, and class. At least that is what intelligent women expect. Honestly, if guys are going into their own little corners evening [...]

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Lame Publishing, Inc.?: Regnery Press

Thursday, September 26, 2002 18:04 No Comments

Lame Publishing, Inc.?: Regnery Press used to be an intellectual powerhouse of sorts, back when its founder, Old Rightist Henry Regnery, was publishing books like:* The Conservative Mind: From Burke to Eliot by Russell Kirk* Witness by Whittaker Chambers* In Defense of Freedom by Frank Meyer* God and Man at Yale by William F. Buckley [...]

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The War Party’s Warlords: An

Tuesday, September 24, 2002 21:04 No Comments

The War Party’s Warlords: An angry reader – tired of the United States government’s domestic tyranny – pens an excellent letter to me: As I was listening to a radio host yesterday, a thought occurred to me (it happens occasionally). Who are terrorists afraid of? Who could kick in their door at any second and [...]

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I Hate SUV Haters: Tom

Tuesday, September 24, 2002 8:20 No Comments

I Hate SUV Haters: Tom Purcell, of MensNewsDaily, writes about a new book called High and Mighty: SUVs, the World’s Most Dangerous Vehicles and How They Got That Way, by Keith Barsher. Er, the title speaks for itself, both in the manic sense as well as politically. Purcell zeroes in on an empty-headed quote from [...]

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Libertarian Party Leader Bows Out:

Saturday, September 21, 2002 6:26 No Comments

Libertarian Party Leader Bows Out: Steve Dasbach, the Executive Director of the National Libertarian Party, is calling it quits as of November 18, 2002. For nine years this crew has run the LP amidst a flurry of allegations of various conflicts of interests, ethics problems, and party financial woes. Jacob Hornberger – former candidate for [...]

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Self-Ownership and Argumentation: Stephan Kinsella

Friday, September 20, 2002 11:00 No Comments

Self-Ownership and Argumentation: Stephan Kinsella debates Bob Murphy & Gene Callahan on the argumentation ethic for libertarianism on Anti-State.com. Specifically, they debate Hans-Hermann Hoppe’s argumentation ethics.

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Movement News: Watching Our “Watchers”:

Tuesday, September 17, 2002 15:32 No Comments

Movement News: Watching Our “Watchers”: Another Freeper/neocon/Bushian/warmonger blogger who calls himself a “paleowatcher” has decided that he must “watch” Professor Tom DiLorenzo of Loyola College in Maryland. He posts that DiLorenzo was so hideous as to dare insinuate that FreeRepublic.com is a “neo-conservative website.” (gasp! goodness no!) Sorry, but I never realized that description of [...]

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Would Plato be a libertarian

Sunday, September 15, 2002 7:35 No Comments

Would Plato be a libertarian today?: Some simple and quick thoughts on Plato’s conception of the State. Though he tried to create a rational theory of the State, he condemns the tyrannical State, of course. He attacked the “might is right” conception of the Power State espoused by the sophists and Athenian politicians. In keeping [...]

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50% Tax Rates: Are Americans

Tuesday, September 10, 2002 7:07 No Comments

50% Tax Rates: Are Americans so damn complacent that they do not care they are being taxed into the poorhouse? Besides the most obvious taxes, we have the huge gas taxes, assorted hidden excise taxes, cigarette taxes, and the federal, state, and local taxes on our cable tv and phone bills that typically amount to [...]

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Saluting Government: New Detroit mayor

Saturday, September 7, 2002 4:54 No Comments

Saluting Government: New Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who already gets 24/7 security protection at his home, is apparently worthy of salutes from Detroit police officers: “Effective immediately,” a police department directive reads, “all members assigned to the security detail at the mayor’s residence, upon seeing Mayor Kilpatrick exit his home or vehicle, shall get out [...]

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