I tromped out to the Catoctin Mountains next to Camp David last weekend. Good scenery, considering the neighborhood. I was pleased to see that TSA was not operating a checkpoint for access to the mountain. There is a restaurant – actually, an “inn” – in nearby Thurmont, MD that proudly advertises that it is popular with […]
Archive | November, 2008
I want to thank the George Mason University Economics Society and the Future of Freedom Foundation for inviting me to speak yesterday at GMU. The pizza was a hit and there was a lively back-and-forth with the audience on lots of subjects. I also want to thank Professor Thomas Rustici. He has assigned Lost Rights […]
The Future of Freedom Foundation posted online today my piece on the August Freedom Daily on whether presidents have the right to kill. Unfortunately, this was not an issue during the presidential campaign. Instead, the media obsessed on which candidate deserved nearly-boundless power. DO PRESIDENTS HAVE THE RIGHT TO KILL? Freedom Daily August 2008 Should […]
The Future of Freedom Foundation and the George Mason University Econ Society invited me to speak on this Thursday evening (11/13) as part of their Economic Liberty Lecture /dinner Series. Admission and the dinner are free and the movie alone should be worth the trip. ECONOMIC LIBERTY LECTURE SERIES – Dinner, Lecture, and Movie DATE: […]
People sometimes ask me why I am prejudiced towards New Jersey and/or politicians. Depending on how much coverage the story below receives, the New Jersey Tourist Bureau may need to buy some more advertisements in the Washington area. I will be curious to see whether this guy’s lawyers try to get charges dropped on the […]
The crisis with Obama supporters is far worse than I thought. The sad proof is here. Has anybody seen a good roundup of quotes by the media, pundits, & other such ilk gushing about how we are entering a new age of idealism? Trumpeting how Obama’s victory redeems democracy, America, et. al.??
The vast majority of rascals are getting reelected tonight. That’s the bad news. But since I am a “glass one-eighth full” kind of guy, let’s focus on some of the bad guys going down in flames. Here are two of my favs from the evening so far. Who else should we be celebrating here? Chris […]