Yearly Archives: 2012

Are We Slaves?

A recent blog by Chris Sullivan has made me revisit this topic which I have discussed a number of times on the various debate forums which I frequent.  This time I felt the need to dive in a bit more in-depth in the form of this missive. The common adage […]

U.S. Banking Before the Civil War: Wildcat or Restricted?

In order to address the claims made by typical mainstream layman and economist alike, we must first briefly outline how the modern American monetary system came about. Prior to the establishment of the United States, this geographic area was settled by scattered groups of primarily English and Spaniards.  As will […]

ObamaCare versus Liberty

If ever a person required blinding proof for the completely ineffective and non-restrictive nature of the U.S. Constitution, now is the opportunity to see it.  The Supreme Court (SCOTUS) incredulously upheld the Liberty-effacing rubbish piece of legislation colloquially known as ObamaCare.  The twist, however, in this soap opera farce of […]

We Love Taxes

It seems as if Voltaire was correct in suggesting that “it is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.”  Just last week we saw the voters in North Dakota overwhelmingly vote down the opportunity to eliminate the onerous property tax.  At first glance it seems as if North […]