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+ A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits from the public treasury, with the result that a democracy always…

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Sunday Song(s)

Tool – 10,000 Days (Hidden Song)

This song is a sync of three of the songs on the album. Pretty great!

The Weakness of Equality as a Social Motif

Murray Rothbard’s words here are as present and relevant as they were when they were written 41 years ago, and speak volumes on human nature, the future, and the compelling argument that egalitarianism will forever fail to provide workable legal doctrine: The struggle over egalitarianism is [not] over. Far from it. On the contrary, after…

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On Why the Government Giving Money to Private Business Is a Bad Idea

The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook Briefly, veeeeeery briefly (I have a one-week old in my arms), the bad economics behind this decision. When the government decides to give a one-time bailout/loan to a business that is operating in the red, it will inevitably end…

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Be Wise.

Since I am kinda a dirty liberal these days with my anti-war rantings (sad that it is liberal, isn’t it?), let’s get pluralistic. Here are the 37 Bodhisattva practices from the Tripitaka. A question for the naysayers: can they translate to Christian virtue?: 1. Having gained this rare ship of freedom and fortune,Hear, think and…

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9/11… NO MORE AFTER THIS

…I swear. But some good columns have come out since 9/11 that I thought were worth blurbs: Rodney Balko at HuffPost notes the increased militarization of the police, which is an increased cost in both dollars and freedom points. Ignoramus right-statists continue to perpetuate the unwavering narrative that Muslims wish us harm for no reason…

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