Monthly Archives: December 2012

Two More Good Books on Lincoln’s War

by Clyde Wilson Recently by Clyde Wilson: Why Save the Republican Party?  via LewRockwell.com. Not too long ago, historians were required to carry out extensive primary research and pay at least a token attention to objectivity and balance. Now one becomes celebrated … Continue reading

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The Tyranny of Good Intentions: How Prosecutors and Law Enforcement Are Trampling the Constitution in the Name of Justice

FlyoverPress Featured Book for Today In this updated and expanded edition of The Tyranny of Good Intentions, Paul Craig Roberts and Lawrence M. Stratton renew their valiant campaign to reclaim that which is rightly ours–liberty protected by the rule of … Continue reading

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Agenda Prevails Over Truth

The right sets up a police state. The left wants to disarm the people. Where does that leave us mere mundanes? Pressed ham in the sandwitch. I may slap the next SOB that tries to tell me that “our boys” … Continue reading

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Woman Sues Seattle Police after Video Shows they Fabricated Case Against Her

From: Photography is Not a Crime By Carlos Miller In yet another typical display of police aggression and fabrication that came to light through video, a Seattle cop grabbed a woman out of a crowd of protesters and pulled her to … Continue reading

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Is GoldMoney A Gold-Backed Bitcoin?

by Bill Rounds Esq. on July 18, 2011 via How to Vanish Bitcoin is new. There has never been anything like it before. It is also risky. A lot of things need to happen for it to be successful in … Continue reading

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Crisis and Leviathan: Critical Episodes in the Growth of American Government

By Robert Higgs FlyoverPress featured book for today. Few topics are as timely as the growth of government. To understand why government has grown, Robert Higgs asserts, one must understand how it has grown. This book offers a coherent, multi-causal … Continue reading

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Eat Your Veggies… Or Else!

December 28, 2012 By eric via Eric Peters Autos   NHTSA and the insurance Mafia want to see fines for not buckling-up jacked up to as much as $100 in order to “encourage” higher compliance with mandatory seatbelt laws. Apparently, the … Continue reading

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Female Trooper Who Pulled Over Speeding Cop ‘Fears For Her Life’

Once again, undisputable proof that there is one set of laws applicable to the uniformed praetorian guard and another set for us, the mere mundane. Imagine the scene had this woman been engaged in a high-speed chase with a mundane–every costumed goon … Continue reading

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Boy, Not Making Bombs, Arrested for Having Things Cops Think Could Blow Up (And For Drawings That Spooked a Teacher)

Brian Doherty|Dec. 28, 2012 5:51 pm via reason.com The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is publicizing an interesting little story out of Galloway Township in New Jersey: When a 16-year-old New Jersey boy doodled in his notebook on Tuesday, December … Continue reading

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Milking the Taxpayers: $7 a Gallon When We Go Over the Fiscal Cliff

American agriculture is the single largest welfare recipient on the face of the earth. — jtl, 419 Written by Gary North on December 28, 2012 of The Tea Party Economist The price of milk will double if Congress does not … Continue reading

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