An Interstate bridge in Washington State collapsed without warning on Thursday May 23rd, a bridge that carried over 71,000 vehicles a day on average. The collapse is now being blamed on an over filled truck that “bumped” the steel framework above the road, subsequently causing its collapse. Taxpayers are now on the hook for 15 million dollars to repair the bridge and will not be able to use the bridge “possibly for months”. Luckily no one was seriously injured as their vehicles plunged into the water below. Continue reading
Losing Friends Over The Iron Lady is surprisingly easy.
Naomi hosts this week on the Libertarienne Show, and we talk about the hateful responses to Margaret Thatcher’s death and the idea of ending friendships over political disagreements. Continue reading
Ludwig von Mises was a late 19th and early 20th century economist known best for his contributions to the Austrian school of economics, as well as his hugely influential treatise, Human Action. Continue reading
Immigration is one of the most misunderstood aspects of current political discourse. I contend that if everyone was required to take just a basic economics class in high school, the majority of the electorate would support open borders. When people say unrestricted immigration will depress wages, increase unemployment, and reduce economic growth, I can’t help but think of the classic South Park episode where aliens come from the future and accept low paying jobs in order to send money back to their poverty stricken families. The residents of South Park who can’t compete with the cheap labor repeat the phrase “They Took our Jobs!” to sheer hilarity. Continue reading
Israel is still thinking in terms of the last war - against Hezbollah in 2006. But bizarre as it may seem, Israel and Shia Hezbollah, Iraq and Iran are, or at least should now be, on the same side against a monstrous common enemy who would literally gladly cut out and devour the hearts of Jews, Alawites and Shias alike. Continue reading
Here is a list of the 127 Tory MPs who voted against marriage equality.
There are some libertarian leaners among them. So can you be libertarian and against gay marriage or is it a cut and dried issue?
The following are ten quotes I find to be the most influential from Milton Friedman. As you can infer, Milton Friedman preaches Voluntaryism and the Non-Aggression Principle through his economic analysis and deductions.