In Pursuit of Virtue – August Edition, Volume 2

Here’s the most recent collection of random internets… Sustainable fuels for cars are a good thing. Not because of some global climate change conspiracy, but rather because a reliance on fuel that lies outside the borders of the country occupies import status that could be used for other goods. The best solution I have seen…

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The Myth [& Danger] of American Exceptionalism

A lecture by Howard Zinn, whose domestic policies always fell short to me but whose foreign policy cannot be stressed enough: Not only is it a myth that Americanism is exceptional, but it is also a myth that when we send our soldiers abroad they are spreading freedom or democracy – the two probably being…

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Brainspill – Keynesianism, Time Preference, & Morality

I have a few semi-disconnected thoughts that have been stirring around in my head that I have alluded to in past post and have arisen as a response to Democracy: The God that Failed by Hans-Hermann Hoppe. This book is unspeakably important, but more on that in a bit… Generally, Democrats/Leftists who know anything about…

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In Pursuit of Virtue – August Edition; Vol. 1.1

Things are moving fast this week, so here is a redux of the aggregate post a few days ago… Costs of War dot org gives us some disturbing numbers concerning the human and financial toll Afghanistan and Iraq have taken on the world. Everyone extolling the virtues of the two [main] wars should examine this…

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In Pursuit of Virtue – August Edition

Let’s begin, shall we? Under language approved 19 to 10 by a House committee, the firm that sells you Internet access would be required to track all of your Internet activity and save it for 18 months, along with your name, the address where you live, your bank account numbers, your credit card numbers, and…

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