Ten Reasons to Keep Slavery

In reviewing the literature and popular arguments supporting slavery in this country in the 19th century, Robert Higgs of Mises.org came up with the following 10 ways of reasoning: Slavery is natural. People differ, and we must expect that those who are superior in a certain way — for example, in intelligence, morality, knowledge, technological…

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In Pursuit of Virtue (02-26-11 Edition)

Note these things today: After making it one of his most promising campaign promises to have repealed, Obama extends the P.A.T.R.I.O.T. Act. Hope for a better future (of a nation changed into a police state). Meanwhile, the same administration was caught recently gathering bank, travel, credit card, and phone records of journalist citizens. Next step?…

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Something I Never Do

This post is an important one. Republicans are all about scare tactics these days, it seems. In a way, I think it is good to be alarmed at the policies of the State these days. But my game is not fear, though I think you and I should be aware: A collapse is coming, one…

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"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ." – Ghandi

Esquire recently printed an open letter to non-Christians by a guy named Shane Claibourne that delivers an excellent critique of Christianity in practice versus in principle: To all my nonbelieving, sort-of-believing, and used-to-be-believing friends: I feel like I should begin with a confession. I am sorry that so often the biggest obstacle to God has…

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And Now…

for something completely different. Lighter, perhaps…

I posted this a long time ago – Reporter scared of lizard:

See you tomorrow, for a post of quotes and art…