Archive | December, 2016

Three Reasons I Don’t Care About the Russian Election Hacking Story

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The American left, along with many neoconservatives (redundant?), have gone ballistic over Russia “hacking” the  presidential election. But I can’t bring myself to get very worked up over this alleged travesty for three reasons. First, I’m not convinced Russia actually hacked the DNC emails. As Glenn Greenwald and his associates at the Intercept have shown, […]

Turning the Bill of Rights into a Billy Club

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America celebrated Bill of Rights Day earlier this week. But perhaps we should have declared it a day of mourning. After all, federal supremacists have turned the Bill of Rights into just another government centralizing document. On Dec. 15, 1791, Virginia became the 11th state to ratify the first 10 amendments to the Constitution, crossing […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #74: Economic Ignorance Minimum Wage Edition

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about people holding a loud and vociferous opinion on economic subjects while remaining completely ignorant of the subject in the context of the minimum wage. Murray Rothbard once said, “It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is, […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #73: The Stamp Act Crisis; Protest Done Right

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about the American colonists’ protest against the Stamp Act and how their actions effectively nullified it. We’ve seen a lot of protests across America over the last few years, most recently waves of unrest in the wake of Donald Trump’s […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #72: A Federal Government Beyond Its Authority

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” The federal government does not have the authority to do almost all of the things it does today. In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about it. If you read what people actually wrote during the process of ratifying the Constitution, you will come away with an […]