By Morris Berman Since American democracy is in the process of disintegrating, it might be worthwhile to reflect on the nature of the phenomenon, and the sources of its dialectical death. In 1982 the eminent French scholar, Pierre Manent, published a study of Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in […]
By John Whitehead “The shaping of the will of Congress and the choosing of the American president has become a privilege reserved to the country’s equestrian classes, a.k.a. the 20% of the population that holds 93% of the wealth, the happy few who run the corporations and the […]
By Steven Greenhut Whenever I speak or write about California’s pension and public debt problems, I always hear from well-intentioned, conservative- and libertarian-minded people who want me to consider their solutions. Most of their ideas – caps on this kind of spending or that, changed pension formulas, public […]
By Legionscatz As someone who has typically placed themselves on the left of the anarchist movement, a common trend I have noticed emerging among my so-called “comrades” is that much of the left’s philosophy is becoming indistinguishable from the socially conservative movements that most anarchists have traditionally opposed. […]
By Becky Kevorkian Despite what they would like you to believe, feminists are not for “equality”, they are for the special interests of women specifically, while ignoring very real instances of inequalities against men. If feminists were truly a group oriented toward supporting equality for all, they would […]
The Washington Times HONOLULU, January 26, 2013 ― With national optimism now at a historical all-time low since the Carter Administration, many are wondering whether or not America’s best days are behind us. Scarce employment opportunities and rapidly rising costs of food and energy have made life increasingly […]
Mac Slavo SHTFPlan.com Leave it to enterprising Americans to always find a loophole in the midst of ever-expanding government regulation. While thousands of Seattle residents lined up for hours to trade their handguns, rifles and family heirlooms away in exchange for up to $200 in gift cards as […]
In this edition of Attack the System, Keith Preston discusses the results and voting patterns of the 2012 Presidential Election. Keith’s analysis got lost in the shuffle at Counter-Currents, but despite the time throw, it is still well worth listening to. 55:16 / 51 words Email Keith: firstname.lastname@example.org
Huffington Post When a group of young libertarians gathered in Pepperdine last week for a Students for Liberty conference, they probably did not expect to begin their day listening to a speech advocating for greater cooperation between the Liberty and the Occupy Wall Street movements.
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By Joseph Hunter Usually this is a derogatory term for those anarchists who are not deemed “thick” enough in their prescriptions for a stateless society. It is becoming more and more accepted among anarchists that this is a bad thing and that mere opposition to the state is […]
From The Guardian. I wonder if it’ll catch on… ______ http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/video/2013/jan/25/activists-destroy-cctv-cameras-germany-video As a youth in a ski mask marches down a Berlin U-Bahn train, dressed head-to-toe in black, commuters may feel their only protection is the ceiling-mounted CCTV camera nearby. But he is not interested in stealing wallets […]
(Previously posted at Mere Anti-Statism) Two days ago, the Stateside military lifted its ban on females assuming combat roles. According to The Guardian, Pentagon Defence Secretary (and civilian-assassination-endorsing piece-of-shit) Leon Panetta, together with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey, scribbled away the 1994 prohibition […]
From Lingit Latseen On Native America Calling: Gun Control Debate I discussed gun control from a Native American context. This show was hosted by Tara Gatewood with myself, Vince Rinehart, as a guest. It aired live on January 25, 2013. Download the Show Here. For a very brief […]
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The new Center for Ethics, Law, and Society at Sonoma State University in Northern California has caused quite a stir among our academic community during the first week of classes, as well as from those outside SSU.
Dr. Sean Gabb on the intellectual sinkhole of anti-Semitism. This is an ex cathedra statement, not an invitation to debate. It is made in view of certain comments recently posted on this blog. The problem with anti-semitic conspiracy theories is that they involve continuous selection. Therefore, you take […]
Dr. Sean Gabb of the Libertarian Alliance injects some common sense into the issue of drinking and driving. http://www.libertarian.co.uk/multimedia/2013-01-22-sig-drink.mp3 Sean Gabb, Director of the Libertarian Alliance, speaking on BBC Radio 4 on the 22nd January 2013. The excuse for this discussion was a story about an Irish local […]
Russia Today A Florida man has been sentenced to prison — again — for threatening to kill the president of the United States — again. Stephen Espalin says he only made the threat to get free medical care, though, and it wasn’t the first time he tried it […]
Christian Science Monitor Now that the Pentagon is lifting its ban on women in combat, does this mean that women could potentially be drafted, too? And as a practical matter: When women turn 18, will they now need to register, as men do, so that they can be […]
By Kirkpatrick Sale Equality is a pernicious and dangerous political policy, but that’s exactly what Obama declared in full voice in his second inaugural speech as the cause and preoccupation of his government for the next four years. He explicitly promised equality for women, gays, illegal immigrants, the […]
By Charles Johnson For most of the 20th century, American libertarians were mostly seen as — and mostly saw themselves as — defenders of capitalism. Was that an accurate view of 20th century libertarians were about? If accurate, is that a good thing about libertarianism, or a […]
By Samuel Goldman Randy Miramontez / Shutterstock.com The last few weeks have seen a number of events related to the use of performance-enhancing drugs in sports.
By Mike Riggs Last week, Reason’s Ed Krayewski noted that a handful of sheriffs around the country had pledged to ignore new gun regulations being pushed by President Obama. If Oath Keeper Sheriff Richard Mack is to be believed, the number of sheriffs who are now refusing to […]
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By Ludwig Von
Despite the Great Depression and numerous extended financial troubles in the century since passage of the Federal Reserve Act (I may detail these in a future article), supporters cite the “panics” and other crises of the late 19th century
By Byron Tau ‘Do not patronize the passionate supporters of your opponents,’ Clinton said. | AP Photo By BYRON TAU | 1/19/13 4:55 PM EST Updated: 1/20/13 12:52 PM EST Former President Bill Clinton warned a group of top Democratic donors at a private Saturday meeting not to […]
Rasmussenreports.Com As Congress and the president consider possible cuts in defense spending, half (49%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the United States should withdraw its troops from Western Europe. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 31% disagree. One-in-five (20%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click […]
Rasmussenreports.Com Two-out-of-three Americans recognize that their constitutional right to own a gun was intended to ensure their freedom. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 65% of American Adults think the purpose of the Second Amendment is to make sure that people are able to protect […]
American Spectator The National Rifle Association is hobbling its own public relations effort by remaining committed to its original Sandy Hook response, namely that an armed guard should be stationed in every school. This view was introduced by Wayne LaPierre at a tone-deaf, now-infamous press conference. That event was […]
By Chris Miles Rand Paul Slams Chris Christie For Being Too Liberal Election 2016 Just Got Under Way The next Republican presidential primary is already heating up. On Friday, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) slammed New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for his recent positions — from the Hurricane Sandy […]
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By Darian Worden Supporting gun control laws means giving government more credit than it deserves. Government is an institution run and staffed by people with their own interests and personalities. Are they really any smarter, more competent, or less likely to escalate violence than the average person? If […]
By Justin Raimondo As Israel’s ultra-nationalist parties continue to gain traction, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seeks to appease them by building “settlements” with US taxpayer dollars on Palestinian land, the hostility between Washington and Tel Aviv is coming out into the open. While tension has been building […]
By Ali Papademetriou The United States Central Intelligence Agency is expanding its recruits further than ever before. According to NPR as, “part of the CIA’s efforts to diversify its workforce, the spy agency is reaching out to a group that once was unable to get security clearance — […]
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Codex Sarepticus on the life and death of a modern-day Prometheus. _______________ Several days ago, Lawrence Lessig, a friend and legal adviser for Aaron Swartz released this statement regarding Aaron’s death (source): (Some will say this is not the time. I disagree. This is the time when every […]
From Techcitement. _____________________ Posted by Jon Clinkenbeard. March 26, 2012, 11:25 AM CST 12.7K If I were going to describe the perfect contraceptive, it would go something like this: no babies, no latex, no daily pill to remember, no hormones to interfere with mood or sex drive, no […]
By Kevin Carson From its very beginning, gun control — the attempt to regulate the possession of means of self-defense by the ordinary populace — has been closely associated with class rule and the class state. In early modern England, regulation of firearm ownership was closely intertwined with […]
Anarchist ~ Patriot ~ Militia Movement Alliance Flag Flag design by Gabriel Brown By Gabriel Brown The main symbol of this flag is the Tree with grass roots on a local level while the rest reflect historical revolutionary tradition which formulated the United States tradition for defending a […]
By Paul Joseph Watson Appearing on Fox News last night in the aftermath of President Obama’s gun control speech, Senator Rand Paul vowed to introduce legislation next week that would torpedo Obama’s attempt to eviscerate the second amendment via a raft of executive orders. Promising to follow the […]
The Black Panthers invade the California State Legislature.
By Thomas Sowell There is no question that liberals do an impressive job of expressing concern for blacks. But do the intentions expressed in their words match the actual consequences of their deeds? San Francisco is a classic example of a city unexcelled in its liberalism. But the […]
By Steve Watson Following Oregon Sheriff Tim Mueller’s lead, three more Sheriffs in parts of Oregon announced Wednesday in letters to U.S. Vice President Joe Biden that they would refuse to enforce any federal gun laws that are unconstitutional. Crook County Sheriff Jim Hensley told local reporters “I’m […]
By Bill Anderson When Aaron Swartz allegedly chose to end his life last week, he was facing federal criminal charges that a compliant federal jury almost certainly would have transformed into a conviction, with his facing many years in a federal prison. Other writers have spoken out about […]
By Paul Craig Roberts Those concerned about “The New World Order” speak as if the United States is coming under the control of an outside conspiratorial force. In fact, it is the US that is the New World Order. That is what the American unipolar world, about which […]