i just want to express my support for what julian assange is. Captain Capitulation, eye of the storm (2010-06-17).
i just want to express my support for what julian assange is doing with wikileaks. listening to the msm, you'd think it was obvious that videos of america's heroes slaughtering civilians should be kept secret. um, why exactly? i guess i could see how some information should be kept secret, though…(Linked Saturday 2010-06-19.)
There is no libertarian case for restricted immigration. Less, Anarchy Without Bombs (2010-06-19).
It is almost 30 years to the day since Libertarian Party Presidential Nominee Ed Clark set off a firestorm of criticism within the party for indicating that he didn't think free immigration should be immediately adopted. One of the strongest criticisms came in a post-mortem of that campaign by Mr….(Linked Saturday 2010-06-19.)
Bobbing Along on the Beautiful Briny Sea. Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2010-06-19).
From the "you can't make this stuff up" department: [BP CEO Tony] Hayward took a break from overseeing the energy giant's efforts to contain the undersea leak so he could watch his 52-foot yacht "Bob" participate in the J. P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. If you put…(Linked Saturday 2010-06-19.)
The Machinery of Freedom now online! Less, Anarchy Without Bombs (2010-06-18).
More than 30 years ago, the first edition of David Friedman's The Machinery of Freedom was the book that first made me comfortable calling myself an anarchist. The second edition, from 1989, has been out of print for a while, but David has just put online a complete copy of…(Linked Saturday 2010-06-19.)
Homebrew Industrial Revolution: A Low-Overhead Manifesto. Kevin Carson, Mutualist Blog: Free Market Anti-Capitalism (2010-06-15).
The Homebrew Industrial Revolution: A Low-Overhead Manifesto is now available in hard copy format. The eBook version is here.(Linked Saturday 2010-06-19.)
Three more officers fired – Burbank Leader. police excessive force – Google News (2010-06-18).
Three more officers fired / Burbank Leader / All of the officers were fired for allegedly acting improperly or using excessive force. While some of the alleged misconduct occurred during the robbery …(Linked Saturday 2010-06-19.)
Louis Armstrong death metal version of “What a Wonderful World” Mark Frauenfelder, Boing Boing (2010-06-16).
(Thanks, Adam!)(Linked Sunday 2010-06-20.)
What We Read When We Don't Read the Internet PRESENTS! Au Revoir, Pretty Horses; Or, Why I Don't Read Man Books Any More. Tiger Beatdown (2010-06-20). “Some more telling characteristics of Manfiction: … 2. Male characters cannot communicate with their sons, brothers, and fathers. Or anybody else, really; but they are particularly hampered in inter-man relationships (this is important to emphasize regularly, because the only men who are capable of talking in polysyllabic phrases to other men are gay, and the only thing less manly than writing thoughtfully about women is writing about gays. An inability to communicate is the literary equivalent of the empty seat between two dudes in a movie theater). Instead of communicating the men will drink a lot, commit random acts of violence, beat their sons or pets, and drive around in trucks without speaking. These men do not have daughters.” (Linked Sunday 2010-06-20.)
Free the Earth
Roundup on BP. Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2010-06-08).
The next time someone tells you that the BP oil spill shows the dangers of a free market and/or the necessity of government intervention, send them to: Darian Worden here, Sheldon Richman here, Gary Chartier here, Alex Knight here, and Kevin Carson here, here, and here. Please let me know…(Linked Tuesday 2010-06-08.)