Articles involving crony-capitalism and tyrannical government.

Outrageous Mercatus Center Paper on More Efficient Means of Subjugation

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The Mercatus Center at George Mason University has released an outrageous paper by Maurice P. McTigue, Emily Washington and Daniel M. Rothschild that purports to show how government agencies can make themselves more efficient at providing public services.  The paper makes 10 recommendations for policy changes that I shall outline and comment on here. The paper argues, 1.…

SOPA, Piracy, Censorship and the End of the Internet? Kinsella and Stefan Molyneux on Freedomain Radio


Stephan Kinsella, an American intellectual property lawyer and libertarian legal theorist, discusses the First Amendment violations of the Stop Internet Piracy Act. Freedomain Radio is the largest and most popular philosophy show on the web – FreedomainRadio.com Stephan Kinsella’s site:  The Libertarian Standard Stephan Kinsella’s co-authored site: Center for the Study of Innovative Freedom

Epic Article – The Most Disparaged Profession


From Testosteronepit.com Congress is the ideal American institution: it spends far more than it takes in and borrows the difference. We love that. To heck with the future. It means free money, services, wars, and other goodies. At least some of us get to profit from it. And then we blow it or invest it,…

Nurse Gets 1.5 Million In Overtime, Economics Lecturer Says Government Is Important

Bloomberg reports: California (BCAX) has paid Lina Manglicmot $1.5 million since 2005, an average of $253,530 a year, to work as a prison nurse in the agricultural town of Soledad. Manglicmot is one of 42 state nurses who each made more than $1 million in those six years, mostly by tapping overtime, according to payroll data compiled by Bloomberg News.…

Taxes and Regulations Kill 143 People in India

The Wapo reports: SANGRAMPUR, India — Bootleg liquor containing toxic methanol killed 143 people and sickened dozens more who drank the cheap, illicit brew bought at small shops in eastern India, officials said Thursday. Police arrested 10 suspected bootleggers. Emergency medical teams rushed to the village outside Kolkata, and thousands of relatives, many of them…

The ESF and Its History

The Daily Bell summarizes: We’re not sure who Eric deCarbonnel is, but he has posted five YouTube videos that contain extraordinary allegations about the US Government’s Exchange Stabilization Fund. In aggregate, the series is called, “What I have been afraid to blog about: THE ESF AND ITS HISTORY.” We were made aware of the series…