Archive for March, 2012

Question? Where In History Has Libertarianism Ever Worked?
Where in history has libertarianism ever successfully been practiced? It seems a miserable failure in Somalia. What are the problems that you feel need to be "fixed"? I like much of what I read at the Mises site and other Libertarian internet …
Matt Bruenig Uses Advanced Name Calling (Framing) Against Conservatives
Matt has used liberal framing to categorize three different conservative argumentative techniques. Effectively, it's an elaborate game of name calling. And nothing more. Instead, he ignores all of history, all of the development of thought in philoso…
Three Institutions And Why Libertarianism Is The Answer To Political Problems
The nuclear family is an expensive artifice. It is economically accountable. It is the smallest economically accountable unit (tribe) humans can produce. It requires constant compromise. It requires suppression of our instincts and desires. It requires…
Krugman Is A Racist And A Dishonest Hack
Weighted by popularity, Krugman is the most dishonest public intellectual in America. He is a party hack at best. At worst he is nothing more than an anti-white racist. Of course he's still dangerous. But libertarians and conservatives are dangerou…
There Is No Ambiguity In Chinese Strategy Over The South China Sea
But the sea also remains in dispute, with China and five other countries having claims to some or all of its islands, rocks and waters. It is also a cause of superpower rivalry. America asserts its own “national interest” in the freedom of navigat…
Yes, We Need To Define ‘Structural’
One growing point of tension that I that has both semantic and substantive difficulties is whether or not we regard the situation in the mortgage markets as “structural.”via Two-Track Intermediation « Modeled Behavior. Karl, I would love it…
PJ Lifestyle » Why Do Ads that Diss Women Get Removed while Ads that Diss Men are Funny?
Jim Macnamara, author of Media and Male Identity: The Making and Remaking of Men did a PHD Dissertation looking at men and the media and found the following:The study involved collection of all editorial content referring to or portraying men from 650 new…
John Cochrane on Krugman on Friedman: The Austrian Approach Vs The Keynesian
John Cocharane argues: Paul Krugman, in a most recent post, argues “Backward moves the macroeconomic debate” with “the result that our economic discourse is significantly more primitive now that it was 70 years ago.” Per Krugman, this backwar…
The Real Reasons There Aren’t Many High-Earning Female CEO’s And Business Owners
Peak Oil is nowhere near as troublesome as the different points of Peak Female and Male participation in the workforce. Unemployed women can participate in child rearing. Unemployed men create civil disruptions. via The Real Reasons There Aren't Many…
On Education Policy (UNDONE)
I. A NEW MYTHOLOGY Neil Postman’s proposed five new 'gods' or narratives, that may better serve american culture. Postman's ideas are interesting in that there is nothing 'American' about them. They are the feminine values of the campfire. They fail to…