Archive for September, 2013

New Yorker Foodies Pissing Off the Regulatory Bullies

Monday, September 16, 2013 22:13 1 Comment

Newsflash: New Yorkers are a lawless, ill-mannered, and disrespectful bunch. They have the audacity to hold “illegal” dinners in the “underground world” without Mayor Bloomberg’s permission and without having the entire new York City regulatory apparatus approve and license their gatherings via their system of legalized plundering that sanctions and regulates extortion on the behalf [...]

This was posted under category: Food Freedom

HELP: Detroit is Waiting to be Rescued!

Sunday, September 15, 2013 11:15 2 Comments

The abundance of media  stories of Detroit and its plight are becoming larger than life by the day. If I believe the sensationalist media, the city where I have spent my half-century on earth is barely recognizable to me anymore, thanks to the fourth estate bobbleheads who have either never step foot here, or, they take [...]

This was posted under category: Detroit

Libertarians for Conscription

Monday, September 9, 2013 18:13 8 Comments

From Cato, of course. This post at Cato, “The Libertarian Case for National Military Service,” reads like satire, but alas, it is not. The author actually writes “freedom isn’t free,” and he thinks that libertarians shouldn’t recoil from the notion of mandatory military service because serving your government masters can be a “pillar of freedom” [...]

This was posted under category: War

Topic Detroit: Robert Wenzel and Virginia Postrel

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 23:02 1 Comment

My interview with Robert Wenzel from last week is up at the Economic Policy Journal. The topic is, What’s Really Going on in Detroit? While contradicting the naysayers who have never step foot here, I discuss what’s really going on from my view in the trenches – both the good and the crummy. Amazingly, I have received [...]

This was posted under category: Detroit

I See Stuff That Other People Don’t See

Monday, September 2, 2013 10:38 2 Comments

Especially in the city of Detroit. These are all taken with a Samsung S3 cell phone. I continue to experiment with cell phone photography.                

This was posted under category: Uncategorized

Football and Concussions

Sunday, September 1, 2013 7:46 2 Comments

When I noted another headline on the NFL and the “concussion argument,” I was quickly ready to turn the digital page until I saw a link to this story about helmet maker Riddell with this quote popping out at me. On April 11, a Colorado state-court jury found Riddell partly at fault for failing to [...]

This was posted under category: Sports