Politicians Live in a Parallel Universe

I’m convinced of it. Politicians definitely live in a parallel universe, one that could easily be called Bizarro World. Just read a recent op-ed in the Washington Post by Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. It provides irrefutable proof that these...

Assange in Court

I was deeply shaken while witnessing yesterday’s events in Westminster Magistrates Court. Every decision was railroaded through over the scarcely heard arguments and objections of Assange’s legal team, by a magistrate who barely pretended to be listening. Before I get...

Enter, the Dragon

You’d think Hillary Clinton might come up with a better zinger than “Russian asset” when she flew out of her volcano on leathery wings Friday and tried to jam her blunted beak through Tulsi Gabbard’s heart. Much speculation has been brewing in the Webiverse that the...

Hoppe in Moscow

Here is a video of a recent speech given by the great Hans-Hermann Hoppe in Moscow. 1500 people came from as far away as Kiev and St. Petersburg, and several hundred had to be turned away because there was no more room. Go, Hans! Comments open on YouTube The post...

The Sign of the Cross

Continuing with Part 4 of René Girard’s CBC interviews from 2011, Girard connects the scapegoating mechanism to the story of Jesus: When everyone believes the lie that the scapegoat is guilty, the violence of the group is transferred outside and the group can continue...

Ms. Pumpkin Head for President: A Nightmare

A few weeks ago I had a terrifying nightmare, so gruesome was it that I awoke screaming and had to run to the bathroom to vomit in the toilet.  In this dark horror show, I was carving a pumpkin for Halloween.  The cap came off easily and I disemboweled the slimy...

How to Fix the Student Loan Mess

Student loan debt keeps growing. There is a better solution than the ones politicians offer, which stick the taxpayer or the loan lenders with the whole bill. It's called an "income share agreement." Investors give money to a college, and the college then gives a free...