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  • Austrian Econ Wiki

    That’s right, a full wiki devoted entirely to Austrian Economics.  Check it out here!

  • Does M.I.A. Read Rothbard?

    This a music video from the artist M.I.A. called “Born Free.”  Anyone who has read Rothbard’s For A New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto will recognize the video’s echoes of Rothbards explanation of the problems with utilitarian philosophy. Be cautioned, however, that this video contains graphic violence.

  • H.R. 5741: Universal National Service Act

    From the heading of the bill: To require all persons in the United States between the ages of 18 and 42 to perform national service, either as a member of the uniformed services or in civilian service in furtherance of the national defense and homeland security, to authorize the induction of persons in the uniformed …

  • Glenn Beck and Lincoln

    I know we all have mixed feelings on Glenn Beck here, but I couldn’t help myself when I came across an informative article at LewRockwell.com the other day by Thomas DiLorenzo, the guy who writes all the taboo-smashing books about Lincoln, and found his outlook on Glenn Beck interesting.  For one, he seemed to agree …

  • Ground Zero Mosque

    I’m sure everyone knows there is a vocal debate going on about the mosque that is proposed to be built at ground zero in New York.  I remember that after 9/11 it was very easy to hear widespread anti-Islamic sentiment in response to the attacks, just as response to Pearl Harbor was internment camps for …

  • For Liberty

    The documentary about Ron Paul’s 2008 campaign, in its full glory.

  • Sci-Fi Bastiat

    I recently saw the sci-fi flick The Fifth Element for the first time in a long time and was reminded of its apt demonstration of Bastiat’s Broken Window Fallacy.   You could say Zorg, one of the villains, is a bad guy in more ways than one:   He’s the evil puppet of the larger antagonist as …