”Fiat money is backed by men with guns; Bitcoin is not. So why should this thing have any value?” – Statist economist Paul Krugman.
Individual rights and today's issues.
"The problem with the world is not that there is evil. The problem with the world is that there is evil that people think is good." ~ Stefan Molyneux … [Continue reading]
For once, Paul Krugman is right that bitcoin (or as he says "BitCoin" - Krugman usually has trouble with both details and the big picture) is evil. (See NYTimes.) Evil, that is, if you are an authoritarian statist who believes that it is commendable … [Continue reading]
Clinton-Appointee U.S. District Judge William Pauley found today that the NSA's bulk data collection is Constitutional. He completely ignores Constitution's enumerated powers and the Bill of Rights. What a disgrace to the bench and the … [Continue reading]
"Big Brother in the form of an increasingly powerful government and in an increasingly powerful private sector will pile the records high with reasons why privacy should give way to national security, to law and order, to efficiency of operation, … [Continue reading]
'I'm really good at killing people' - book claims President Obama, Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, told aides about drone program. … [Continue reading]
“Never forget, even for an instant, that the one and only reason anybody has for taking your gun away is to make you weaker than he is, so he can do something to you that you wouldn’t let him do if you were equipped to prevent it. This goes for … [Continue reading]
“Hold on, my friends, to the Constitution and to the Republic for which it stands. Miracles do not cluster and what has happened once in 6,000 years, may not happen again. Hold on to the Constitution; for if the American Constitution should fail, … [Continue reading]
“We’re kind of thinking of it as a tech ‘surge,’” an HHS official told POLITICO. One wonders if the "geniuses" in charge of HealthCare.gov are experienced in software engineering or software design. They need to read the classic … [Continue reading]
"Somehow, liberals have been unable to acquire from life what conservatives seem to be endowed with at birth: namely, a healthy skepticism of the powers of government agencies to do good." ~ Daniel Moynihan … [Continue reading]