Archive for October, 2012
My photo taken with Ron and Carol Paul at the Mises Institute 2012 Supporters Summit – October 2012.
This is an amazing performance of Ravel’s Boléro by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. I sat in the front row (center) for this performance. Here’s a snippet from Wikipedia from one of my favorite books: Philosopher Allan Bloom commented in his 1987 bestseller The Closing of the American Mind, “Young people know that rock has the beat of sexual intercourse. That is [...]
A wonderful use for a Colt 1911.
I highly recommend that people buy Butler Shaffer’s new book, The Wizards of Ozymandias, if they are at all interested in an anarcho-capitalist’s assessment of the dissolution of Western culture and civilization. A nice snippet from the Mises.org book review is as follows: Western culture has produced material and spiritual values that have done so much to [...]
This is a great talk from Joel Salatin on, among other things, the need to free up the innovators in our food system from the oppressive gatekeepers in the vertically integrated industrial food institutions.
I went to the Mises Institute Supporters Summit this weekend for three reasons: (1) as a last hurrah, before I get really busy (2) to see some old friends and meet some new ones, and (3) to draw some inspiration from the event, and come home with a plan for what book(s) I will write, [...]
On my way to the Mises Institute Supporter’s Summit, I just got molested by the TSA At Detroit International Airport. The gal was actually about as nice as a TSA agent can get. What boggled my mind was all of the sheeple who looked at me bug-eyed (GASP!) when I held up the line by opting [...]
This is one from the “Yes, someone really wrote this” files. The Washington Post “fact checker,” Josh Hicks, has put it in writing that the United States government, in spite of its trillions of debt, is not insolvent because insolvency implies an inability to pay debt, and the US can pay its debt because it [...]
Blame Travis Holte, one of LewRockwell.com’s most hard-working “information connection activists,” on this one (sorry, but that’s my cop out Lew). Deny responsibility, and point the finger at poor Travis. :–)
Earlier today I posted this blog on a reader comment that came to me today via email. It is advised to read that post first before continuing to read this post. The reader who sent me the email under discussion has responded back, and me to him, etc. This has gone on all evening. I [...]