Archive for March, 2005

Just What Every 8-Year-Old Brat Needs

Sunday, March 27, 2005 16:18 Comments Off

The purpose of such a thing is lost on me.

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Changes in Your Citizenship

Sunday, March 27, 2005 7:18 Comments Off

I received mine in the mail this week: SECTION 5The Freedom of Speech section of the Agreement is amended to distinguish between Regular Preferred Speech and Non-Preferred Speech. The Non-Preferred Speech rate applies to all speech which is not in good standing as defined under the “Preferred Citizen Rate Eligibility” section of your Agreement. Both [...]

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No Shit Sherlock

Thursday, March 24, 2005 21:39 Comments Off

Fears of higher rates returned to haunt the market this week, eclipsing oil concerns as the Fed used the ‘I-word’ in its policy statement. And just as the Fed said it now has inflation in its crosshairs, the market received evidence that producer and consumer prices are rising more than expected. Did the Street analysts [...]

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van Creveld

Thursday, March 24, 2005 21:23 Comments Off

A very interesting piece in the Boston Review from one of the most reknowned war historians in the world. I had the pleasure of spending a lot of time with Mr. van Creveld at the Austrian Scholars Conference in Auburn last week. Though encompassing the usual academic ego (in a good sense) of a highly-successful [...]

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All Hail Protectionism

Thursday, March 24, 2005 20:52 Comments Off

Conceivably, we could be witnessing the start of a break from the era of US-led globalization in which Washington preached unfettered trade to the rest of the world. People might begin to ask deeper questions. If free-trade agreements are the road to greater US prosperity, how did the United States wind up in this deep [...]

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Austrian Scholars Conference

Thursday, March 24, 2005 20:44 Comments Off

I can’t believe these pictures are up, and with background music to boot. My stogie is a very fine Macanudo Portofino.

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The Non-Ruffian Women of Harley

Sunday, March 13, 2005 10:29 Comments Off

Women on two wheels – especially Harleys. Move over, Hell’s Angels. A growing number of career women with discretionary income and no use for stereotypes are buying motorcycles and hitting the road. Tom Deegan, a Harley-Davidson salesman with a grip like a longshoreman and a build like a bulldog, tries to be diplomatic when he [...]

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Don’t Even Think It

Saturday, March 12, 2005 22:06 Comments Off

To the FEC fascists: Your business ends at my keyboard. Now enjoy the images projecting freedom.

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Richism

Friday, March 11, 2005 4:57 Comments Off

The new Forbe’s rich list is out. Go Buffett!

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Ludwig’s Vienna

Thursday, March 10, 2005 6:16 Comments Off

Ludwig von Mises and the Vienna of his Time, Part 1, by Richard Ebeling.

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