Great Post on Stop Signs
http://mises.org/story/3570 As a libertarian, I am not against rules. I even enforce rules… on my property. I don’t let my son play with exposed electrical wires, that is against one of my rules. The above story makes a great statement. Now, I’m not saying that we don’t need rules in society. But the question of […]
CCW Holders can Carry in AZ
Arizona’s governor had a moment of brilliance by signing a bill allowing individuals with Concealed Carry Weapons (CCW) permit to carry handguns into restaurants that serve alcohol, assuming they are not consuming themselves. This is an excellent plan. Allowing law-abiding individuals to protect themselves is the only logical choice for any citizen. Opponents argued that […]
Speechless for Iran
I have remained speechless regarding Iran’s “election” lately because it still amazes me that this level of (lack of) liberty still prevails in large populations. I remain speechless, hopefully not for long.
That’s the approximate number of people killed by their own governments. http://www.hawaii.edu/powerkills/20TH.HTM I would consider government the least necessary of all evils.
The History of the Left
This is a great summary of the original history of the Left. Its interesting how the government is always used to deny people of their rights and liberties, inherent in the definition of government.
who attracts commerce?
Recently, Walmart opened a store in my home town, Maricopa, AZ. I was discussing the recent opening with my wife, more specifically, why it took so long for Walmart to open a store. She mentioned that *they* should have attracted Walmart sooner. Additionally, *they* should attract other stores like Target, Best Buy, etc. I asked […]
Maricopa City Council Meeting Notes May 19, 2009
I attended the Maricopa City Council pubic meeting tonight. It went well over all. The first section was a call to the public. A couple of people stood up, including a fire fighter representative offering a 5% pay cut to alleviate a small amount of fiscal pressure. Marty McDonald was recognized my five Maricopa public […]
Why I am a libertarian
This blog introduction describes my very reasons for being a libertarian. http://freekeene.com/new/ Just perfect.
Government Lies – The Need for Seperation of Econ and State
Mises.org has a great article regarding the lies spread by our own government. It also references what sounds like two great reads.
Nice Introduction to Isabella Paterson
The American Conservative has a nice introduction to Isabella Paterson, Ayn Rand’s source of history, economics, and government. I like the idea of “Separation of Economics and State“