Monthly Archives: January 2013

Spending cuts?

Following the news in France, it seems that the Hollande administration (the government which is scaring and chasing the rich away) is now thinking of cutting the public spending… Government spending: dramatic cuts in preparation Maybe it is a good … Continue reading

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Greed vs. Charity

Yaron Brook forwards the notion that industrial achievement is far more valuable to humanity than philanthropy. The Chinese have a wise proverb:  “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; show him how to catch fish, … Continue reading

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Happy birthday Mr. Spooner!

Today, January 19th, is the birthday of Lysander Spooner, one of the most remarkable individualist anarchists ever.

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Second Amendment

                    “The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.” Thomas Jefferson

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A “billion” in perspective

A billion seconds ago it was 1980. A billion minutes ago, the Bible’s New Testament was just being written. A billion hours ago, our ancestors were living in the Stone Age. A billion days ago no one on earth walked … Continue reading

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The Austrian School of Economics

There is no better idea to start the new year than to listen to Peter Schiff talking about the Austrian School of Economics, and explaining why the economic meltdown happened and why it shouldn’t have surprised anyone.      

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