In a prescient condemnation of government taking control of the internet for security reasons, Cato makes a wonder argument for why liability is a better mechanism for dealing with problems than government regulation.
Now that radical leftists are in charge, George Will seems to have found his voice too. Few essays of his were worth reading while Bush was in charge.
The Post recently reported that Richard Wagoner, the former CEO of General Motors who was removed by the government, remains on GM's payroll "because senior Treasury officials have yet to decide whether he should get the $20 million severance package that the company had promised him." His 2009 compensation -- $1 -- is payable Dec. 31. The $20 million promised to him includes contractual awards, deferred compensation and pension benefits accrued over 32 years with the company. Promise-keeping, including honoring contracts, is the default position of a lawful society. But suddenly, many citizens' legal claims are merely starting points for negotiations with an overbearing government.It's funny how so many Republican pundits are so bad when defending Republicans but good when attacking Democrats. The libertarian ones are free to attack both while standing on the principle of freedom, making them entertaining all the time.
In this recap of the Magic eliminating the LeBrons, the most interesting fact is that LeBron has to sit in a chair to get scanned before getting on the team's charter plane.
Oil on pace for biggest monthly gain since 1999. Remember skyrocketing oil prices a year and half ago? It's going to be worse. Thanks to the destruction of the dollar by Bernanke and Obama, even greater than the destruction of the dollar by Bush and Greenspan, our economy is going to go right back down. Naturally Obama will demonize the oil companies and liberals will parrot everything he says.
Cuba to join talks with US. Direct mail service sounds like a good idea to me.
Kansas abortion doctor notorious for performing late term abortions murdered outside church. Operation Rescue immediately condemned the shooting.
Here we go again. Now that Pakistani troops are taking on and routing the Taliban, all the sudden the international community is concerned about humanitarian issues. They're never concerned about humanitarian issues when radical Muslims are killing people, only when civilized forces begin defeating the radicals.
The border with Canada closes tomorrow. From now on you need a passport to travel between the US and Canada. That'll protect us from those rampaging Canadian terrorists.
The Japanese ambassador apologizes to the 73 surviving victims of the Bataan Death March.
Georgia TV station hooks up live internet feed for Air Force Captain in Iraq and triplet sons in Georgia to see and talk to each other during the triplets high school graduation.