Archive for November, 2011

The Case for a Totalitarian State

Monday, November 7, 2011 20:03 2 Comments

It is always pointed out that when a state is invasive and tyrannical and it denies our ability to act on our own choices in the name of “keeping us all safe,” it is a “Nanny State.” That is, a state that provides for us and watches over us. However, a real nanny is one [...]

This was posted under category: Paternal State

Dog-Killing Bureaucrats

Monday, November 7, 2011 19:23 9 Comments

We all know pedestrians who recite the tired old cliché that if something is a law, it must be for good reason. All laws are legitimate in the eyes of the willing slaves. As Judge Andrew Napolitano writes in his book, It is Dangerous to Be Right When the Government is Wrong: One might well question [...]

This was posted under category: Bureaucrats and Bolsheviks

Governments Going Broke

Sunday, November 6, 2011 22:02 2 Comments

The city of Highland Park, Michigan is surrounded on most sides by Detroit, and a small patch of the city touches the border of Hamtramck. This is the place where Henry Ford’s Highland Park Ford Plant was built in 1909, and Chrysler made its home there until it moved its world headquarters to Oakland County [...]

This was posted under category: Tax Tyranny