Archive for March 2009
Ron Paul thinks so, and he’s absolutely right. Prohibition didn’t work in the 1920s, and it doesn’t work today.
Read the article here.
Tonight the ASB rejected a resolution submitted by YAL member and Campus Antiwar Network president Dan Blazo. If passed, the resolution would have urged the university administration to divest from corporations that provide weapons for and generally prop up Israeli wars against Palestinians.
What amazed me was not that the resolution failed. I knew walking in that the ASB would never do anything that might endanger the reputation of Mississippi. Image, it seems, is more important than taking a stand.
What amazed me was the absolute level of idiocy on display by most of the members of that august body. Read the rest of this entry »
Go here to sign the petition and encourage your congressmen and women to co-sponsor Ron Paul’s Audit the Fed Bill.
Great interview with Thomas Woods. He explains what free markets really mean and identifies the greatest threat to prosperity and economic freedom.
Read it here.
Numerous other states are working on similar resolutions. For a map, click here.
Let’s cheer these moves on. The last time I checked, the 10th Amendment was still part of the Constitution.
Let’s hope so. For well over a century Washington, DC has expanded its powers at the expense of local self-government. Federal meddling prevents local communities of citizens to live under laws of their own choosing. While some haughty elites may sneer, some of us still find the notion of local self-government an attractive alternative to federal tyranny.
The early 1990s witnessed a similar states’ rights resurgence, particularly in the West, but sadly it came to nothing. Let’s hope this one produces fruit. Let’s hope constitutional liberty can at last be restored.
Click here for a brief overview.
The Republican governor of South Carolina, who has been mentioned as a possible presidential candidate in 2012, recently offered a nuts and bolts overview of how the stimulus package could ruin his state’s finances.
Throughout the painful eight years of Bush the Younger, leftist civil libertarians rightfully railed against his awful record on civil liberties. Whether it was faith-based initiatives, military tribunals, or, worst of all, the misnamed Patriot Act, leftists could be counted on the blast the leviathan state.
Has their defense of freedom ended now that their own is in the White House?