Gone Too Long Megapost

I have never heard of it (no surprise there), but in 1962, the U.S. government exploded a hydrogen bomb in low-level space, just like one of those sci-fi movies where the aliens get blown up as soon as they leave the atmosphere, while the little humans dance around and watch the explosions in the sky.…

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Switch!

+ The case of the general talk of “progress” is, indeed, an extreme one. As enunciated today, “progress” is simply a comparative of which we have not settled the superlative. We meet every ideal of religion, patriotism, beauty, or brute pleasure with the alternative ideal of progress–that is to say, we meet every proposal of…

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My [Stolen] Thoughts on Government Healthcare

I am not going to post some big rant about healthcare, even though I think it is incredibly unconstitutional (though saying so means nothing any more, since smart politicians and lawyers – Republican & Democratic – have managed to fly 747s through tiny loopholes in the Constitution that allow little, if any, regulation). But of…

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The Nature & Morality of Government

via The Mises Institute: “Whenever one thinks of the worst injustices in history — massive wastes, confiscatory taxes, purposeless wars, great depressions, slavery, concentration camps, and genocide — one inevitably finds that such injustices were either a direct or an indirect result of governmental action. At the same time, governments usually meet valid and basic…

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