Tag Archives: Thomas DiLorenzo

The Pope and Lincoln

This (along with the injustices of reconstruction) is what created the systemic racism and racial hatred (in all directions) that simmers just beneath the surface and will, upon economic melt down, surely erupt into a very ugly, very nasty, very … Continue reading

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Tear Down That Monument

If today’s “progressives” want to begin tearing down what they believe to be monuments to America’s racist past, they should start with the Lincoln Memorial. The “humble rail splitter from Illinois turned out to be one of history’s most heinous … Continue reading

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A “Liberal” Bigot’s Guide to Hating the South

If they want to try to create a socialist “paradise” in the Northern states, I say Let ‘Em Go.  Secede. Maybe they WILL be better at socialism than the Soviets, the Chinese, the North Koreans, Cubans, etc.  Just keep the … Continue reading

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The Liefare-Warfare State

As I point out in my new book The Betrayed: On Warriors, Cowboys and Other Misfits they all lied–with the possible exception of Jimmy Carter and he was too damned dumb to lie. — jtl, 419 By Thomas DiLorenzo In his … Continue reading

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Bootleggers and Baptists on the Beach

The Downtowner may soon be history, and the young entrepreneurs unemployed, because in its never-ending quest to provide corporate welfare for politically-connected downtown merchants… We pay a lot of attention to the FedGov. But some times local governments can be as … Continue reading

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Why Neocons Are Freaking Out Over Lincoln

Nothing could be further from the truth than Lincoln’s notion that America was founded on the idea of egalitarianism. by Thomas J. DiLorenzo Recently by Thomas DiLorenzo: Copperhead: Words That Got a U.S. Congressman Deported When Obama went before the United … Continue reading

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Some Dead Things To Memorialize on Memorial Day

by Thomas J. DiLorenzo via LewRockwell.com On this Memorial Day it is appropriate to memorialize a number of long-dead American institutions (RIP). The first would be the main principles of the Declaration of Independence, beginning with the notion that governments derive … Continue reading

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The Rationally Misinformed Voter

It only encourages the bastards. — jtl, 419 by Thomas J. DiLorenzo via LewRockwell.com Recently by Thomas DiLorenzo: Be Patriotic: Become a Secessionist In the sub-discipline of economics known as public choice, an important concept is the theory of “rational ignorance.” … Continue reading

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