All posts tagged "Lifestyle"

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    Why Flee Equality?

    Reprinted from PanAm Post When discussing the exodus of peoples from communist regimes such as Cuba’s, it...

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    Eating Right

    Reprinted from the Freeman Food has always been political. Throughout history, armies have razed crops and demographics...

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    The worst that can happen to you for committing a nonviolent marijuana crime, around the World

    Everyone knows different countries treat drugs differently. For example, if you get caught buying or selling a large amount...

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    Social Pressure Triumphs Again

    Google Glass is basically dead. The innovative technology from the largest, most exciting tech firm out there...

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    Intellectuals and Over-Parenting

    Like many upper middle-class 20-somethings, I am the product of what has been disparagingly termed “helicopter parenting”....

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    The Privilege of Watching War

    Iraq War the Third is now in its nascent stages. Last week, after a slew of confused...

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    Metal Machine Parenting

    It’s the stuff of nightmares. Metal demons frankensteined into being for the purpose of molding children’s behavior...

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    Romanticism and Liberty

    Libertarianism is, first and foremost, a political philosophy, and as such most of its discussions are confined...

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    The Launch of Liberty.me – The Great Migration

    I was in a hotel in a strange city but needed to get to a drug store....

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    My letter to National Review Magazine re: The Nobility of All Work

    Re: The Hard-Working Rich, by Kevin D. Williamson Dear Sirs: Mr. Williamson’s presents some truly amazing facts about what separates the rich from the poor…and it’s not just that the rich have more money, per Ernest Hemingway’s famous quip to F. Scott Fitzgerald.  Behind Mr. Williamson’s statistics about the rich lie people who...

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    The Dao of the Austrian Investor

    Reprinted from Mises.org [The Dao of Capital: Austrian Investing in a Distorted World. By Mark Spitznagel. Wiley Press,...

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    That Neoreactionary Movement

    Last March, I penned a piece titled “Give Me a King” in which I dissected the non-difference...

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    The Cowboys: Learning Life on the Job

    There’s plenty of fretting about children. They’re obese, mentally weak, lack ambition, feel entitled, and must have instant gratification. This is all the result of walling off children from adults with child labor laws and an increasing minimum wage. Now with ObamaCare, children can remain on their parent’s health care plan until...

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    The Economic Case for Gift Cards

    Gift cards have long been a mystery to the economics profession. They function like money, only with...

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    Netflix Vs. Movie Theaters

    Netflix is looking to take on movie theaters. The traditional model of film releases and distribution, to...

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    Ethics of Euthanasia in Quebec

    There is a great debate occurring in Quebec over the ethics of assisted suicide. At least that’s...

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    The French Choice: Soccer or Taxes

    The list of France’s national pastimes includes striking, but it also includes soccer. You can imagine the confusion/ire/angst generated by the announcement that the premier French league will strike at the end of November in protest of Socialist President Francois Hollande’s controversial new tax initiative. The tax in question is a top...

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    Whine and Cheese

    First it was Canadian dairy producers who were upset with the proposed Canada-EU trade deal. Now it turns out Ontario’s wine producers are also riled up. The proposed deal will make it cheaper for many goods to trade across the Atlantic. Patrick Gedge, president and CEO of the Winery and Grower Alliance...

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    Anti-Bullying Laws are Out of Control

    The police have arrested two girls in connection with the suicide of 12 year-old Florida girl Rebecca...

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    Conservatism and the Debt Ceiling

    I am not very good at self-identifying. When asked of my political affiliation, I waffle between libertarian,...