Archive for September, 2014
…do not stop at the southern border with Mexico it would seem.
The following is an excellent exploration of the harms of willing ignorance, particularly as concentrated in the forces of the state, sourced from the Ludwig von Mises Institute: People are generally aware of the positive power of compound interest when deferring consumption in favor of productive investments. But more important when it comes to public […]
Earlier this summer the Supreme Court ruled that the Michigan Service Employees International Union (SEIU) had illegally forced some 40,000 people into the union against their will by classifying them as “partial public employees.” This case did not really require a review and ruling by the highest court in the land to establish its complete […]
About a month ago, I discussed general public perceptions of everyday law enforcement in America and how they appear to be growing more resentful. In that post, I particularly called out a fallacious rationale generally offered up for police misbehavior, specifically including unnecessary and unwarranted violence. It would seem that simply being illogical and unethical […]
Do not be sheeple. We are all unique individuals, exercise your intellect and question the logical and ethical legitimacy of crowd-think as a foundation for how we interact with each other. Mob rule is not a substantive hallmark of an enlightened or reasonably evolved society of individuals. (Sootch00)
If there were any doubt before, you are certainly now officially bought and paid for. When presented with an opportunity to peacefully reject statist dependency, a clear majority of Scotland’s voters chose Thursday to remain a kept populace (largely at others’ expense, of course). To be fair, this collective fear of independence (or more accurately, […]
The President in particular is very much a figurehead – he wields no real power whatsoever. He is apparently chosen by the government, but the qualities he is required to display are not those of leadership but those of finely judged outrage. For this reason the President is always a controversial choice, always an infuriating […]