My [Second] Biggest Pet Peeve

Second only to consequentialists, the political & moral apathy of the general public drives me up the wall. While the Republic is burning, many of my (often very intelligent) friends are worried about Snooki’s latest hairdo and 16 and Pregnant. Robert Higgs has noticed too: Fourteen things in which many Americans have an interest: shirking on…

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A New Development in Birth Control

It appears, from a series of studies, that preventing implantation is not the mechanism by which Plan B prevents pregnancy. In fact, similar to condoms, it may be that the “superpill” prevents fertilization in the first place. The spiritual implications of birth control itself have pushed our culture into a sort of desperation. However, if…

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Keynesianism & the Green Movement Seek to Stack Bodies

Question: When you enter a moral universe where your scruples are blunted enough to pursue some dubious end by any number of questionable means, what prevents you, as a Keynesian economist or politician, from seeing people killed to boost your economy? Answer: Not much. As a sidenote, if you head over to Paul Krugman’s blog,…

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The ÜberPresident Cedes No Power

I have been reading more and more of and about J. R. R. Tolkien these days, and it is becoming clear that the man is exactly the role model I want to move toward for the rest of my life. There is little else that needs to be said about the man other than the…

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