I may get back to regular “libertarian” blogging in a few days, but for now, I’ll share with you my destinations. Yesterday I drove from Lockwood, MT to Rothsay, MN. I kept driving through the night. Here are the towns I will have passed through/by today after Rothsay: in Minnesota (54): Elizabeth, Fergus Falls, Dalton, more »

I’m taking a very brief break from the normal fare here on the site. I’m on the road, heading to Carmel, Indiana (just north of Indianapolis) for a two-day training class. I will be gone for about a week but I may get back to regular blogging for the few days I am in Carmel. more »

Recently the American TV show host, Bill Maher, has finally and deservedly caught substantial flak for the intolerant collectivist attitude he displays on his show. I have found a critique and analysis by Murtaza Hussain in this vein particularly enjoyable and useful to read. It is only now, with his most recent collective condemnation of more »

The egalitarian doctrine is manifestly contrary to all the facts established by biology and history. Only fanciful partisans of this theory can contend that what distinguishes the genius from the dullard is entirely the effect of postnatal influences. ~ Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973) Across the globe, the call for more economic egalitarianism unites people of more »

Here’s a really good story (on We The Individuals, with my editing) from Jeff Peterson’s own life detailing how he handled a hateful position he encountered, not with belligerence and dismissiveness, but with patience and kindness. It’s called Hatred Was My Muse. Excerpt: We are still friends to this day. Did I ostracize him? Did more »

Another edit job for JPII and WTI. This was a short one, just a brief present-tense narrative drawing an analogy between debating a statist and — well, I better not say any more. In fact, between what I’ve already said and the featured image, I’ve already given away too much. So no excerpts this time more »

We had been hoping that the Austrian school economist and student of Hayek, Israel M. Kirzner, and his fellow NYU professor William J. Baumol would be awarded the prize (eight million Swedish Krona, roughly one million U.S. Dollars) for their “advancement of the study of entrepreneurism.” But instead it has gone to the French economist more »

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