Thursday, December 14, 2017

Bread and Circuses: The F-35 Buzzes Over Chicago

View as PDF CHICAGO — If the city of Chicago were a house, the State would have condemned it as blighted property long ago, bulldozing...

I’m Paying Taxes, But What Am I Buying?

Acclaimed author and vice-president of the American Anti-Imperialist League, Mark Twain, popularized the expression, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and...

No Hope, Nor Change: The Failure of Barack Obama

View as PDF CHICAGO—President Barack Obama will address the Illinois General Assembly Wednesday afternoon, not far from the Old State Capitol building in Springfield, where...

Mr. Truman or: How I Learned to Start Worrying and Hate the Bomb

The pilot of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress flying above Hiroshima August 6, 1945 named the bomber he commanded after his mother, Enola Gay Tibbets....

In Praise of (Some) Government Employees

After nearly seven years of detention and imprisonment, Chelsea Manning is free from her government cage. According to an Army spokeswoman, Lt. Col. Jennifer Johnson,...

The Death of Classical Liberalism in America

And the Rebirth of Libertarian Anarchism “Thus, peaceful human cooperation, the prerequisite of prosperity and civilization, cannot exist without a social apparatus of coercion and...

Illinois: Land of Legal Plunder

With the help of Republican Sen. Dale Righter (Mattoon-55), the Illinois Senate voted 36-19 to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s (R) budget veto on Independence...

Trump and Saudi King Salman Agree to Safe Zones in Syria and Yemen

Update 1/30/2017: 1) Here's the White House readout of the call, which clarifies some points, but leaves many other questions unanswered: White House readout of...

Chicago Police Department Threatens Taxpayers and Promotes Insecurity

Chicago, IL – Security comes at a price, but sometimes costs outweigh the supposed benefits. Chicago Police Department (CPD) retirees are costing taxpayers hundreds...

Our Prospects for Liberty

The libertarian movement, as it is broadly defined, has come a long way over the past few decades. Ask your elder friends during story...
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