Posts Tagged ‘ Reason Magazine ’

Stand For Truth (Basta Fidel)

Stand For Truth (Basta Fidel)

  Despite the encomia heaped upon the late Fidel Castro over the past few days, from both tyrannical regimes and morally inverted Western leaders, the man who turned Cuba into a tropical gulag had no redeeming features. He ruined his nation, turning a once a thriving-if troubled-island into a testament to the failure of socialism...
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Rotten To The Core

While Pravda on the Potomac and its competitors in the DNC talking points echo chamber devote countless hours to contrived moral posturing over the latest Muslim makes good story, it’s worth remembering what implacably corrupt people Hillary and the future First Husband are.
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Faceberg

Faceberg

I distinctly remember taking part in an online discussion several years ago where one of the interlocutors warned me what would happen if Google ever became an evil monopoly. I couldn’t help but think to myself, have you not been paying attention? Leaving aside its extensive invasions of privacy, its intense cooperation with the...
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On Liberty (Todd Seavey Explains Libertarianism)

On Liberty (Todd Seavey Explains Libertarianism)

For Beginners Books I just hope everyone there – and all of you out in blogland – keep in mind Bryan Caplan’s Ideological Turing Test: Strive to model your opponent’s thinking as human and well-intentioned, not demonic. I always do, even though everyone is stupid. -Todd Seavey  I love the above quote for a...
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Iowa Postmortem

Iowa Postmortem

Here are the county-by-county results of the Iowa caucuses. Unsurprisingly, there were allegations of dirty tricks during the voting process, both in the Democratic and the Republican camps.
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Much Madness Is Divinest Sense

Much Madness Is Divinest Sense

  As the Long March of the left burns and hacks its way through the nation’s remaining cultural institutions-reenacting the Cultural Revolution on American soil-and Europeans who balk at being invaded by the vanguards of Islam are condemned as Islamophobic bigots, it’s appropriate to reflect on the words  of a woman who is considered...
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Capitol Hill Collusion

Capitol Hill Collusion

  Update: TPP is dead…for now. Roll Call 362.  Even as Republican leaders of the House of Representatives whip votes for President Obama, the fate of the Trans-Pacific Partnership remains in doubt. Assuming any Republican congressmen exist who actually value the opinions of their constituents, they’d be wise to read the coverage of Breitbart...
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Je Suis Geller

Je Suis Geller

Update: The incomparable Mark Steyn has returned with a brilliant column laying out the stakes.  At the risk of self-plagiarism, I’ll repeat a status update I posted the other day to my Facebook profile in relation to the attempted massacre of innocent Americans taking part in a Constitutionally protected assembly earlier this week in...
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The Meccan War Criminal (PBUH)

The Meccan War Criminal (PBUH)

The graphic above is taken from the brilliant Cognitive Bias Parade, which is one of many online venues that have chosen to show their solidarity with the 12 martyrs of Charlie Hebdo by embracing the satirical defiance which so aggrieves the soldiers of Allah. The insincere protestations of America’s intellectual gatekeepers notwithstanding, the reaction...
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Debating Open Borders

  Our good friend Mark Krikorian stepped into the lions’ den a few weeks ago, confronting open borders sophist Bryan Caplan-as well as Cato’s sub par immigration analyst-in a Reason Magazine-sponsored debate. Well worth watching in its entirety. 
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