Government is stupid. Discover a better way to organize society. 

Facebook Twitter YouTube RSS

Gay newspaper network shut down

Years ago during the Clinton administration I visited Washington, D.C., and not knowing what it was, I picked up a copy of the Washington Blade near a Metro station. I don’t recall much of what was in that week’s edition, but I remember being impressed with the paper’s coverage of the issues important to gays


Do newspapers need government bailouts?

New Hampshire’s guarantee of a $250,000 line of credit for a local newspaper freshly emerged from bankruptcy is raising fresh questions about whether media outlets which receive government assistance can remain independent, and whether government should offer such assistance at all. Last week the state’s Executive Council agreed without debate to a Business Finance Authority


One Nation, Under Surveillance

What have you got to hide? The answer may shock you: If you’re like most Americans, you have far more than you realize that you need to be hiding, and not doing so may be putting you and your family in grave danger. In his new book, Three Felonies a Day, attorney Harvey Silverglate holds


Cash for Slackers: Federal government needs 600,000

The federal government needs to hire 600,000 people over the next three years, including 273,000 for “mission-critical’ positions, according to a survey released Thursday by a statist think tank. The numbers reflect, in part, the fact that many existing federal employees will reach retirement age over the next few years. The other part is the


Boston T. Party: The Future of the Second Amendment Post-Heller

The June 2008 District of Columbia v. Heller Supreme Court decision was hailed as a victory by advocates of gun rights. It was also hailed as a victory by advocates of gun control. Who is right to claim victory? And what legal challenges do gun owners face in the future? Boston T. Party, creator of


Government employees who despise you

A fundamental change occurs in the psyche of most people who work for the government. They begin to develop a superiority complex. After a while, they begin to believe they can do whatever they want to anyone who isn’t part of their exclusive club. And to an extent, they’re right: they have all the guns,

Home 2009