Archive for June, 2007
Communist nostalgia is in. Well, in Berlin anyways. “After the demise of East Germany, people got rid of their furniture fast and went to IKEA. They lost part of their identity, now they like seeing the old stuff again,” said Sand, who says he is not making a political point. Shame on capitalism for invading [...]
The headline reads: “What to do when everything is Made in China?: A one-week attempt to avoid products from there meets with little success.” Of course this is a push on the part of the Buy American-Protectionist crowd to scare people away from China’s imported goods and thus support the move toward the regulation of [...]
This here is the insanity and totalitarianism that is government.
If you don’t think this is funny, you don’t have a sense of humor…..I do know that all over the country copper is being stolen, however, it’s a very rampant “sport” in Detroit. Another story reads, “That day, a crew from the utility found a man lying dead next to a pole in Detroit, apparently [...]
A review of Michael Moore’s new movie “Sicko” asks: It poses a simple question and demands an answer: Why is the U.S. the only Western democracy without universal healthcare? Why are we willing to let our fellow citizens suffer? Do you want the strict libertarian’s answer to that stupid question? Most libertarians will sit there [...]
Last night on the news there was this fella who had laid out various consumer food and beverage products on a table, and he explained the ‘carbon footprint’ that was representative of each product. The viewer was supposed to feel guilt. Fiji water was from, well, Fiji. Tahini was flown in all the way from [...]
Neoconservative icon Norman Podhoretz followed up his Commentary article titled “The case for bombing Iran” — excerpts of which were re-published in The Wall St. Journal — with an interview elaborating on why he “hopes and prays” that we bomb Iran and how he envisions the bombings. Though he generously acknowledges that such an action [...]
Who else but the Weekly Standard? Michael Goldfarb celebrates what he thinks is The Federalist Paper’s approval (No. 70) for an executive office dictatorship. Glenn Greenwald covers this in Salon. In the world according to Goldfarb, the framers “sought an energetic executive with near dictatorial power in pursuing foreign policy and war. So no, the [...]
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This article, written by Wilt Alston, can’t seem to make its way onto the libertarian websites. Of course, people hesitate to touch anything that questions the official stories surrounding 9/11- because it’s just too darn radical. I am happy to publish a very well-written and tenacious piece that is skeptical of the rubbish people have [...]