Archive for November, 2002

Getting fired from FEE: “Anti-semitism”,

Friday, November 29, 2002 12:01 1 Comment

Getting fired from FEE: “Anti-semitism”, a right-wing/conservative PC term that I do not accept as legitimate, has always been a pet PCism of mainstream/lefty and Beltway libertarians. See the summary of what got Larry White, Robert Batemarco, and Robert Higgs fired from FEE back in the mid-90s.

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The Stock Market and Predictive

Thursday, November 28, 2002 4:00 No Comments

The Stock Market and Predictive Abilities: In the 1930s, Dr. Ralph Elliott developed his Elliott Wave Principle, based on observations he made of stock market prices (Dow Jones, I assume) over a period of years. Based on historical data from selected periods, Elliott observed the patterns of stock market prices with the conclusion that it [...]

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What Jesus Would Drive: From

Sunday, November 24, 2002 6:45 No Comments

What Jesus Would Drive: From Bob Wallace – fellow LewRockwell.com writer – who culled these from various FreeRepublic.com posts: * One theory is that Jesus would tool around in an old Plymouth because “the Bible says God drove Adam and Eve out of the Garden of Eden in a Fury.” * But in Psalm 83, [...]

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Neocon Hall of Shame: Hey,

Saturday, November 23, 2002 16:49 No Comments

Neocon Hall of Shame: Hey, I ran across a cheesy website – www.neoconservatism.com. It even has a neocon Hall of Shame. Note that its Alexa ranking is 3,500,000 and then some. Some woman writes in the site’s guestbook: “I think this site should be renamed. Zion-Neoconservatism is far more appropriate. …….definitely a site of the [...]

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What Would Jesus Drive?: Once

Wednesday, November 20, 2002 20:55 No Comments

What Would Jesus Drive?: Once again, the glorious SUV is the scapegoat for all the world’s problems. This issue is the epitome of the tyranny of the masses over the free market and free choice. This group of nutbags drove a convoy of cars powered by hybrid, gasoline-electric motors right near my house, up Jefferson [...]

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The Glories of Hate Mail:

Tuesday, November 19, 2002 12:46 No Comments

The Glories of Hate Mail: Not much to say today, so I’ll post something that I found both pathetic and amusing. People invariably put me onto their distribution lists, and good or bad, I just don’t have the time to sift through most of it, let alone read it. I can get dozens of these [...]

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Suburbanite Soccer Moms in Ford

Saturday, November 16, 2002 20:48 Comments Off

Suburbanite Soccer Moms in Ford Explorers Kill Bangladeshis: This has got to be one of the most hysterical letters I have ever seen – from Carl Pope, the Executive Director of the Sierra Club. Carl’s whole thesis is this: Greedy, materialistic, uncompassionate Americans are causing typhoons to rise up off the Bay of Bengal, therefore [...]

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McElroy Comes to Town/Female Libertarian

Friday, November 15, 2002 18:44 Comments Off

McElroy Comes to Town/Female Libertarian Mud Wrestling: First, on McElroy: Earlier this week, I attended the Michigan LP’s annual LibertyFest in my hometown, and they were fortunate enough to have gotten Wendy McElroy as the featured speaker. It was great to have her here. Interestingly enough, Wendy spoke on political optimism, a tricky subject for [...]

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The Wisdom of Erasmus: “Let

Thursday, November 14, 2002 13:39 No Comments

The Wisdom of Erasmus: “Let us now imagine we hear a soldier, among these fighting Christians, saying the Lord’s prayer. “Our Father” says he; O hardened wretch! can you call him father when you are just going to cut your brother’s throat? “Hallowed be thy name” how can the name of God be more impiously [...]

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Waaaa! Don’t Call Me a

Sunday, November 10, 2002 19:01 No Comments

Waaaa! Don’t Call Me a Neocon!: Or so says Carol Devine-Molin. Devine-Molin, writing at Etherzone.com, lists out her “Reaganite” worldviews as such: “In fact, many of us still continue to refer to ourselves as “Reaganites” and hold the same political ideals that include: a) cutting marginal tax rates that unleashes a stimulative effect upon the [...]

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