Archive for July, 2012

Justice Scalia Explains Textualism And Originalism Without Explaining WHY We Must Rely Upon Them.

Scalia is a bit of a personal hero. I adore his clarity. He appeared on Fox the other day, and explained Textualism and Originalism. (See wiki.) But I was frustrated that he kept stating what he believed, and how these things SHOULD be interpret
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Behind Paul Krugman’s Daily Straw Men

Paul, 1) THE ART OF CREATING AND ATTACKING STRAW MEN You have mastered the strategy of creating then attacking straw men, and in doing so crafting the typical progressive implication that emotions, stupidity and irrationality drive political behav
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An Example Of The Sea Change In Libertarianism

'AN EXAMPLE OF THE SEA CHANGE IN LIBERTARIANISM (I posted this in response to a comment on The Skeptical Libertarian, which was critical of Tom Woods' jibe that TSL was not skeptical enough of the government. It's an opportunity to illustrate the curre
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Rothbard Must Be Understood In His Context

From No Comuna. A subtle criticism of criticism of Rothbard. Children and rights In the Ethics of Liberty Rothbard explores in terms of self-ownership and contract several contentious issues relating to the rights of children. These include wom
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