Tuesday, December 12, 2017

TGIF

TGIF: An Idiot Abroad

I've got a few leftover thoughts about Donald Trump's trip to Europe. (Here's what I said about the Middle East portion.) As usual, I...

TGIF: On Property and Aggression

Some critics on the left enjoy faulting libertarians for believing that property is a bulwark against aggression. To the libertarian argument that violations of...

TGIF: Trump’s Americanized Fascism

Donald Trump delivered a depraved address to the UN General Assembly this week. It might not have been a new low for Trump, but...

TGIF: Back to Square One?

For those who value liberty and peace, this has been a distressing -- even disappointing -- election season. Neither major candidate gives a hoot...

TGIF: The Man Behind the Curtain

Although the Grateful Dead told us that "every silver lining's got a touch of grey" (lyric by Robert Hunter), it's my nature to look for...

TGIF: Quit Worrying about the Russians in Our Borderless World

Is American society so fragile that a few "divisive" ads, news stories, commentaries, and even lies -- perhaps emanating from Russia -- threaten to...

TGIF: Flags, Football, and Begged Questions

Defenders of Donald Trump's condemnation of NFL players who "take a knee" during the national hymn -- sorry, anthem -- beg a few questions....

TGIF: Trump’s Blueprint for More Government

Donald Trump remains blinded -- willfully or not I cannot say -- by his absurd narrative of America as an aggrieved nation. It's a...

TGIF: Trump Nation

Did Donald Trump on Inauguration Day intend to remind us of the European despotisms of the last century? Who could miss signs? They adorned the speech...

TGIF: We Are the Economy They Want to Regulate

Critics of the libertarian philosophy think they can score points by calling libertarians "market fundamentalists." It's supposed to conjure images of dogmatic religious fundamentalists,...
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