Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Release the New Zealand Shooter's Manifesto!: Here's Why

Richard Ebeling emails:

Dear Bob, 

I have a new article on the website of the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) on, “No Sanitized Pages in History, Please!” 

Monday, March 25, 2019

A Libertarian Take on the Extortion Charge Against Michael Avenatti

Michael Avenatti,
As reported here, Michael Avenatti, along with other charges, has been charged with attempting to extort more than $20 million from Nike Inc.

Should extortion be considered a violation of the non-aggression principle?

CNN Legal Analyst is Co-Conspirator With Michael Avenatti

Michael Avenatti
UPDATE below.
New update: CNN fires Garagos

OK, this is getting crazy.

Attorney Michael Avenatti, who had represented adult-film actress Stormy Daniels against Donald Trump, was arrested today and charged in two federal cases with wire fraud, bank fraud and attempting to extort more than $20 million from Nike Inc.

Was Roger Stone Always the Real Target of the Mueller Investigation?

Roger Stone
No. I don't think so.

I believe there is a Deep State battle with Democrats, the intelligence community and mainstream media being anti-Trump. At the same time, the military, most neocons and other Deep State actors that don't get their names in the headlines are pro-Trump.

Another Nutty Intervention in the People's Republic of San Francisco

San Francisco District Five City Supervisor Vallie Brown has introduced a resolution banning cashless stores.

I swear these people just wake up in the morning inhale some fog and come up with wacky interventions (though it is rain mist from rainstorms rather than fog this time of year).

Saturday, March 23, 2019

The Paleo Diet, Libertarian Strategy and Alliances

By Robert Wenzel

At the post, "Putting My Deep Thoughts on Display," I was surprised to see that in addition to the commenter featured in the post another commenter pointed out that he also came to libertarianism by way of the paleo diet.

The Man Who Beat Robert Mueller

Jerome Corsi
With news that the Robert Mueller investigation will result in no more charges, it appears that Jerome Corsi is in the clear.

Friday, March 22, 2019

WOW Now, Southern Poverty Law Center President Richard Cohen to Step Down

Southern Poverty Law Center President Richard Cohen said in a statement today he has asked the board of the organization "to immediately launch a search for an interim president in order to give the organization the best chance to heal," and took responsibility for problems that have included racism and sexism.

BREAKING: Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation is Officially Complete

This is a developing story. Return to this post for updates.


Top Priority of Trump's New Attorney General: Fighting Drug Abuse

William Barr
The Wall Street Journal reports:
Even as reporters and television crews staked out Justice’s headquarters Friday morning looking for signs of Mr. Mueller and his team, Mr. Barr was in Virginia, touring Drug Enforcement Administration facilities to get up to speed on one of his priorities, fighting the nation’s drug-abuse crisis.

New Roger Stone Correspondence

Roger Stone emails:

You may be interested in the letter I directed my attorneys to send to Chairman Jerrold Nadler of the House Judiciary in response to his demand that I turn over documents and testify before his committee on matters pertaining to the 2016 election.

Trump's Meddling With College Campuses Must Stop

By Robert Wenzel

This appears sound at first glance but is dangerous.

President Trump on Thursday signed an executive order to meddle with college policies on free speech on campuses by threatening colleges with the loss of federal research funding if they do not fall in line.

I Worked for The Southern Poverty Law Center: This is What Went Down

By Bob Moser

In the days since the stunning dismissal of Morris Dees, the co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, on March 14th, I’ve been thinking about the jokes my S.P.L.C. colleagues and I used to tell to keep ourselves sane. Walking to lunch past the center’s Maya Lin–designed memorial to civil-rights martyrs, we’d cast a glance at the inscription from Martin Luther King, Jr., etched into the black marble—“Until justice rolls down like waters”—and intone, in our deepest voices, “Until justice rolls down like dollars.” 

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Cambridge University Rescinds Jordan Peterson Invitation

Jordan Peterson

UPDATE below: Jordan Peterson responds.

So much for open discussion and the free flow of ideas at Cambridge University.

The university has rescinded its offer of a visiting fellowship to Jordan Peterson.

Trump Says It's Time for US to Recognize 'Israel's Sovereignty Over the Golan Heights'

Talk about meddling in the affairs of others that are none of the business of the United States.

President Trump overturned longstanding US policy regarding the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, announcing "it is time" for the US to "fully recognize Israel's sovereignty" over the region, reports CNN.

Walter Block on Harvard's Slave Pictures

Tamara Lanier, of Norwich, Connecticut, is suing Harvard University for “wrongful seizure, possession and expropriation” of images she says depict two of her ancestors who were slaves. I asked Dr. Walter Block for his view on the matter. Below is his reply.

Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Makes the Cover of TIME Magazine

Socialist congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will be featured on the cover of the April 1 edition of TIME Magazine, according to CNN's Brian Stelter.

The magazine describes her as "the second most talked-about politician in America..."