In the past few days, two odd things have happened regarding the last two real Communist (per se) countries on the earth, Cuba and North Korea. First, the Sony corporation cancelled the December release of the troll film “The Interview,” starring Seth Rogan and James Franco. The film made fun of the North Korean dictator, more »

I’ve never been that big of a fan of Ayn Rand. She’s definitely an interesting person who is worth knowing about, but I find her philosophy (despite its overlap with and influence upon libertarianism — which she, by the way, time and again had thrown under the bus) to be very off-putting in more ways more »

In the next few days, I hope for Kodi RANTa to make his inaugural post (he’s been waiting patiently) and to share another great article (it’s been more than a month) from Robert A. McKeown (who is our resident econ guy and writes his own amazing blog), as well as to add some more sites to more »

On December 16th, 1773 (241 years ago), several dozen men (the exact number is not known) threw 342 chests of tea into Boston Harbor in protest of the Tea Act (which amounted to corporate welfare to the British East India Company), but also of the Townshend Acts (which imposed taxes and duties, without representation, upon more »

“Extremism in pursuit of liberty is no vice. Moderation in pursuit of justice is no virtue.” In recent conversations, older family members of mine have said that they believe the problem with our government is that the Republicans and Democrats are both too extreme, and do not compromise and “meet in the center.” In many more »

So I had a fairly busy day today, and nothing much to write about. It’s snowing pretty hard right now, already shoveled outside once, and may again before I go to sleep. In the meantime, I think I will watch Peter Jackson’s first part of (J. R. R. Tolkien’s) The Hobbit (and probably tomorrow night more »

Here’s a post that I would have preferred to publish back in early November, but unfortunately I got behind in my duties. Here is a chart comparing this site’s stats from September and October. TLL’s traffic from October was certainly better than that from September, but really nothing special, just barely beating our first month, more »

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