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Ben Bernanke Blows Up Marshnuts

The following few paragraphs might be slightly confusing without reading the story, but suffice to say, economist J. Grayson Lilburne highlights how Helicopter Ben is busy blowing up our real economy. Mises reports: Unbeknownst to Craig and Carolyn, a helicopter is on its way to their sweet-tooth Neverland. Unfortunately, its captain is a fellow named Helicopter…

Harvard: Guns Are Good

Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy saw fit to publish this report written by Don B. Kates and Gary Mauser: The results discussed earlier contradict those expectations. On the one hand, despite constant and substantially increasing gun ownership, the United States saw progressive and dramatic reductions in criminal violence in the 1990s. On the other hand, the same time period…

There Are No Problems A Law Can't Fix

You got a problem, let Michael Suede fix it. Lets take kids getting poor grades for example. Little Johny is causing you grief because he doesn’t like math? NO PROBLEM! Elect me as your representative and I’ll outlaw poor grades! That little criminal will be behind bars faster than you can say the letter F.…

Fake Building Topples Over

The WSJ reports: According to Shanghai Daily, initial investigations attribute the accident to the excavations for the construction of a garage under the collapsed building. Large quantities of earth were removed and dumped in a landfill next to a nearby creek; the weight of the earth caused the river bank to collapse, which, in turn, allowed…

Obama Czar: Infiltrate All 'Conspiracy Theorists'

WND reports: In a lengthy academic paper, President Obama’s regulatory czar, Cass Sunstein, argued the U.S. government should ban “conspiracy theorizing.” Among the beliefs Sunstein would ban is advocating that the theory of global warming is a deliberate fraud. Sunstein also recommended the government send agents to infiltrate “extremists who supply conspiracy theories” to disrupt the…

Recording Police Corruption = Jail Time For You

In the fascist utopia of MA, recording police activities in public will get you arrested. Raw Story reports: A report from the New England Center For Investigative Reporting has chronicled a pattern of what civil liberties advocates say is a misuse of police powers: Massachusetts police are using the state’s stringent surveillance laws to arrest and…

You're A Sharecropping Serf

When government puts a gun to your head because you didn’t pay your rent, we have lost the definition of private property in Amerika. Mises explains (more at link): Most social problems which perplex national leaders could be solved fairly simply by an increase in the amount and type of property owned. This would entail…

Sen. R.C. Soles Pulls Out Gun, Blows Criminal Away

Of course, the senator is an extreme leftist gun grabber, which also makes him an extreme leftist hypocrite. Guns are only for the elite and privileged!  Only those with millions in the bank and political power should have the right to defend themselves with firearms! Throughout history, tyrants have disarmed the populace while arming themselves along with…