May 11, 2022 3:00 am

Why Doesn’t Hong Kong’s Tragic Subjugation Get As Much Attention As Ukraine?

While activists, corporations, and governments are helping Ukraine resist Russia’s invasion, very few talk about Hong Kong’s loss of its democracy to Communist China.

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May 1, 2022 2:54 pm

Consistent Paternalists Should Back Restrictions on Voters, Too

In an important new article, political philosophers Jason Brennan and Christopher Freiman explain why standard justifications for paternalistic restrictions on consumers also apply to voters.

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April 19, 2022 3:20 am

It’s Not Just Elon: The Left Whines ‘Threat To Democracy’ Whenever There’s A Threat To Their Regime

They’re so fragile that making any chink in their armor will get you labeled as America’s (next) ‘first 9/11.’

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April 15, 2022 5:38 pm

The Demand for Political Misinformation is a Bigger Danger than the Supply

Harvard Law Professor Guy-Uriel Charles has some useful insights on the problem.

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April 6, 2022 3:01 pm

Is Global ‘Democracy’ America’s Mission?

  “In the battle between democracy and autocracy, democracies are rising to the moment, and the world is clearly choosing the side of peace and security,” said President Joe Biden in his State of the Union address. “This is a rea…

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April 3, 2022 3:13 pm

Video of American Enterprise Institute Event on my Book “Free to Move: Foot Voting, Migration, and Political Freedom”

It includes commentary by housing policy specialist Emily Hamilton (Mercatus Center), and economist Filipe Campante (Johns Hopkins University).

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April 2, 2022 1:01 pm

Stop calling the United States a ‘democracy’

I’m not certain what prompted me to start down this path again. I’ve written about this in the past – the fact our nation is

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April 2, 2022 9:15 am

“You’d best start believing in nightmares, Ms. Swan. You’re in one.”

No, this isn’t another twisted, overblown bloated Corporate Media story about how Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is aiming to revive the Soviet Union. There’s already enough emotionalist pearl-clutching in traditional and social…

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March 31, 2022 2:22 am

Working-Class Conservatives Should Refuse To Fight Utopian Feminists’ Foreign Wars

What level of ’empowerment’ dictates asking men to go and fight foreign theocrats to promote a global foreign policy ensuring feminism?

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March 30, 2022 2:10 am

America Shouldn’t Go To War For Ukraine, But It Should Sell Ukraine Weapons

Self-defense is the first of the natural rights. Helping Ukraine defend itself, so long as it has the will and the capacity to do so, is good.

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March 21, 2022 3:20 am

The New York Times Doesn’t Care If You Know That Big Tech Helped Rig Joe Biden’s Election

There’s a whole lot of rats under this rug. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to help your neighbors see them scurrying.

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March 15, 2022 2:05 am

While Vilifying Putin, The EU Punishes Democracy In Hungary And Poland

This event is a perfect illustration of what the EU has become: an oppressive system run by unaccountable bureaucrats who overturn democratically elected governments.

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February 23, 2022 10:21 am

P. J. O’Rourke: Maverick Author, Humorist and Cultural Critic for Liberty (1947–2022)

We were greatly saddened by the news that our very dear friend Patrick Jake “P.J.” O’Rourke had passed away on February 15th, at the age of 74, of complications from lung cancer. P.J. was peerless as a maverick journalist, essayist, humorist, and New York Times bestselling author, who we were privileged to know and…
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