• Personal Freedom and the Demise of the Rule of Law: A Comparison of Life in Nazi Germany and Stalinist Russia

    Personal Freedom and the Demise of the Rule of Law: A Comparison of Life in Nazi Germany and Stalinist Russia

    The image that traditionally comes to mind when discussing totalitarian regimes is one where there i...

  • The Federal Government and Money

    The Federal Government and Money

    Since the Constitution does not give the Federal Government the power to create a central bank (whic...

  • The Old Cause

    The Old Cause

    Remembering the proponents of the Old Republic. ...

  • In Defense of Individualism

    In Defense of Individualism

    It is a great tragedy that the Western world has lost its emphasis on individualism since the progre...

  • Who Were the Austrians?

    Who Were the Austrians?

    I’ve had two emails in the past week asking what is Austrian Economics.  This is an excerpt of...

  • Capitalism: The System Built on Greed?

    Capitalism: The System Built on Greed?

    The anti-free market proclamations from the left (and sometimes even the right) come in all shapes a...

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Obama Continues the Bush Doctrine

By Michael S. Rozeff: Original Source Obama’s bombings in many countries have been implementing the Bush Doctrine. Obama’s remarks on ISIL renew his adherence to the Bush Doctrine: “That means I will not hesitate to take action against ISIL in Syria, as well as Iraq. This is a core principle of my presidency: if you threaten America, you will find ... Read More »

Important Piece: Foss: “ISIS, Saudi Arabia, and the Threat to the Dollar”

Writes Paul-Martin Foss: If Saudi Arabia feels itself unable to combat the external threat from ISIS, or to contain the internal threat from ISIS sympathizers, do not be surprised to see a greatly increased US military intervention. Because of Saudi Arabia’s importance to the petrodollar system, the fall of the Saudi government could severely roil international oil markets. And if ... Read More »

WIRED: “Federal Cybersecurity Director Found Guilty on Child Porn Charges”

Wired reports: As the acting cybersecurity chief of a federal agency, Timothy DeFoggi should have been well versed in the digital footprints users leave behind online when they visit web sites and download images. But DeFoggi—convicted today in Maryland on three child porn charges including conspiracy to solicit and distribute child porn—must have believed his use of the Tor anonymizing ... Read More »

Has the Dept. of Homeland Security Become America’s Standing Army?

John Whitehead writes of the Department of Homeland Security: In the 12 years since it was established to “prevent terrorist attacks within the United States,” the DHS has grown from a post-9/11 knee-jerk reaction to a leviathan with tentacles in every aspect of American life. READ THE REST OF THE ARTICLE: Has the Dept. of Homeland Security Become America’s Standing Army?. Read More »