The federal government has extended its authority into so many areas, and employed statutory language so vague, that ordinary people have found themselves criminals without having done anything they believed to be unlawful. Harvey Silverglate has observed this trend firsthand over the course of his long career in the law.
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Tom Woods with the takedown of the mythical social contract.
We’re told we need government because only the public sector can give us “public goods,” which are either impossible to produce privately or are produced in the wrong quantities
Paul Gottfried, longtime veteran of the American Right and foe of the yawn-inducing “conservative movement,” discusses the significance of what has become known as the “alt right.”
Tom Woods does a Harry Brown reprise and discusses how he found freedom in an unfree world. Source: How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World | Mises Institute
Thomas Jefferson, says biographer Kevin Gutzman, is the most significant statesman in American history. We discuss Jefferson’s views on federalism, education, the University of Virginia, slavery, colonization, American Indians, and freedom of conscience.
This one’s a must-listen, both for the topic and also for the guest: the brilliant Angelo Codevilla. What are the true origins of political correctness? Codevilla traces them to sources you’ll find chilling — but when you hear his explanation, everything starts to make sense. Up next
Is there anything to be gained by pointing out leftist hypocrisy — that suddenly they favor limited government, or that they’re outraged by Trump Action A, and said nothing in the face of Obama Action B? Shouldn’t we just be conciliatory and let bygones be bygones?
Entrepreneur and Mises Institute benefactor Bob Luddy grew frustrated trying to work within the system, and eventually established a series of private schools whose results have been outstanding.
Tom Woods and Jeff Deist cover the first few days of the Trump administration and the hysterical left.