Politics, conundrums and paradoxes

Some people say they don’t like politics, some say they hate politics. I guess what they mean is that they don’t like the things human beings do when politics is involved. Since politics is most simply defined as the desire … Continue reading

Social justice and ordinary justice

Walter E. Williams, Concealing Evil: Evil acts are given an aura of moral legitimacy by noble-sounding socialistic expressions, such as spreading the wealth, income redistribution, caring for the less fortunate, and the will of the majority. This is why socialism … Continue reading

The real class war in America

In Ron Paul’s farewell speech to congress he asked a good question: “Why are freedom and liberty such a hard sell”? Freedom became a hard sell when too many Americans allowed themselves to be duped by politicians into believing they … Continue reading

Chris Christie goes full RINO — Attacks Rand Paul for being “dangerously” libertarian — UPDATED

Chris Christie at the Republican governors’ event in Colorado: “I just want us to be really cautious, because this strain of libertarianism that’s going through both parties right now and making big headlines, I think, is a very dangerous thought. … Continue reading

Ancient Hebrew Militia Law

David Kopel is a national treasure and a local hero to all who love liberty. I’ll explain after some brief background. When I got out of law school in 1976 I needed to pass the Colorado Bar Exam, and that … Continue reading

“Our lives, our fortunes, our sacred honor”

President Reagan, peaking of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, “It falls to us to keep faith with those men, and to all great Americans of times past.” “Our lives, our fortunes, our sacred honor” is what the 56 … Continue reading

Today is Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday, born this day 270 years ago

Thomas Jefferson was the author of the Declaration of Independence and third president of the United States. He was was born on this day in 1743 in Goochland (now Albemarle) County, Virginia. On the 200th anniversary of Jefferson’s birth, on … Continue reading

Ron Paul’s farewell speech to Congress

Here is the text of the parts of Ron Paul’s speech that Rush Limbaugh played on his radio show on Thursday: I thought a lot about why those of us who believe in liberty as a solution have done so … Continue reading

Liberty Is No War On Women

The Left has accused supporters of limited government of waging a “War on Women.” In Liberty Is No War on Women, Lukas and Schaeffer take this charge apart. They demonstrate that liberals’ recipe for ever-bigger government backfires on women by … Continue reading