Wonder if the State should be trusted to put people to death? Check out the Georgia Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty event AUGUST 8

GEORGIA’S LIBERTY MOVEMENT AND THE DEATH PENALTY: DOES IT ALIGN WITH CONSERVATIVE AND LIBERTARIAN VALUES? Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty (CCATDP), a national network of conservatives and libertarians questioning the alignment of capital punishment with their principles, will be the featured topic at the August 8th meeting of the Atlanta chapter of the America’s Future … More

Buster Cursing

Reading the New Yorker account of Anthony “The Mooch” Scaramucci’s ridiculously implausible conversation with one of their reporters reminded me of something – I couldn’t put my finger on it. Amazingly, Binkley knew it had to be from Arrested Development (my favorite show!) and it was! Even with the bleeps I think it’s a little … More

Very Clever, Mr. Musk! (follow-on to yesterday's post)

Yesterday, in my post, The Musk Special: Government-Privilege Two Ways, I pointed out how government policy, government subsidies, government-sponsored research and government regulation are crucial to Elon Musk’s Tesla empire, complete with examples of plummeting electric vehicle sales in markets where governments stopped fostering them. This guy’s success is clearly dependent on government policy, and … More

Life Imitates Art. Are We Living In Fun World?

Watching the news is like watching rival cartoon characters do nothing but repeatedly call each other stupid. We are now living in Fun World. A few years ago I was in a television pilot called “Fun World.” The show is described as a dark, comedic glimpse into the not-so-distant future where, following the merger of the Federal … More