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LewRockwell.com  Fri 26 May 2006 01:29:57 GMT
  • The State in the Dock Lew Rockwell on the trial of Saddam.
  • Why They're Spying on Us Floyd Rudmin on the politics of paranoia and intimidation.
  • 'What's Mexico Really Like, Fred?' Not too bad, says Fred Reed.
  • Hausfraunomics Sabine Barnhart on an antidote to central planning.
  • The New Redistributionist Threat Vedrun Vuk on Katrinaism.
  • Where Are the Anarcho-Entrepreneurs? Gil Guillory on providing real police and protection services.
  • The High Price of Gold Sean Corrigan on what it means.
  • Approaching the Social Precipice Robert Klassen on the transition from state to freedom.
  • The Uncrackable State Daniel M. Ryan on how it might crack up.
  • Boys From Brazil There is 4th-generation warfare in far more places than Iraq, says William S. Lind.
  • Belligerent Shills for the Warfare State Robert Higgs among the respectables in the heartland.
  • Books You Must Read David Gordon on Woods, DiLorenzo, Higgs, Hoppe, and Rockwell.
  • Milquetoast Mussolini William Norman Grigg on Pat Boone.
  • Wobbly World Markets Bill Bonner on what may be ahead for us.
  • Unlike North Korea, Iran Don't Get No Respect What's the difference? Article by Leon Hadar.
  • The US Military Is a Liability Like the rest of the government. Article by Michael S. Rozeff.
  • Deriving Bernanke Gary North on the central bank's unfortunate wager.
  • The Mad Urge To Rule the World Andrew Bacevich is interviewed by Tom Engelhart.
  • Wiping Out the Middle Class Bill Bonner on Argentina, and maybe the USA.
  • Van Creveld and Lind Are Right The nation state is dead, says Patrick J. Buchanan.
  • Did Jesus Really Exist? Bill Barnwell on the evidence.

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  • Pre-war Iraq This may be old news but according to the American Bible Society, in February of 2000: The Iraqi government gave permission for the distribution of 10,000 copies of a daily devotional Portion called Meeting with God. This will be an...
  • Jackboots Capitol Hill A few things to consider when pondering the seemingly "innocent" mistake that led to a four hour shutdown on Capitol Hill. 1) Explanation of a worker in elevator shaft could be face-saving measure for massive over-reaction of Capitol Hill Cops....
  • 'The Wicked Flee When No Man Pursueth' And when no man shoots either....
  • Gunshots in Washington One cable TV network reports that there are "over 1,500" police officers assigned to protect the House Office Building in Washington. This amounts to 3+ officers for each member of the House. If one includes staff members, the reporter went...
  • Weirdness Abounds The Associated Press, and other news agencies, are reporting this morning: WASHINGTON -- Police sealed off a House office builing today as they investigated reports that shots were fired in the garage of the building. Four ambulances were summoned. Capitol...
  • The Legion of Enron Experts Bill, indeed, as we've talked before, these are all civil charges that particular Enron managers should face, especially concerning the fiduciary duties owed to others. But what really bites my buns is the everyday talk I hear on this matter...
  • Flags in Churches <a href="http://blog.lewrockwell.com/lewrw/archives/010585.html">(Again) </a> Well, I saw this photo today: Note the Polish state's flags draped -in a church- along side the Papal flag. Although popular opinion holds up Poland as some kind of Catholic fortress, it's likely safe to assume that the Polish...
  • The Enron Charges As I pointed out before, the best legal venue to handle the aftermath of a business collapse is the civil court. When a business implodes, as Enron did, there is no way one can recover all that has been lost....
  • The ENRON Jurors Information is just beginning to seep out about why the jury in Houston found the ENRON executives guilty. So far, I've heard only one juror quoted on the news. He said Ken Lay "sounded like he had a chip on...
  • Conviction of Lay and Skilling According to a news article, former Enron employees are rejoicing in the conviction of Ken Lay and Jeff Skilling for "conspiracy to commit securities fraud and wire fraud." A colleague in my office declared it was "fantastic" that the men...
  • The Civilized West There has also been some very interesting work done on the peaceful, property-respecting nature of the early gold mining camps in the west. One such study is offered by Charles H. Shinn, "Mining Camps: A Study in American Frontier Government,"...
  • re: The Not So Wild West Bruce Benson's book on privatized law includes a survey of literature on how "wild" the west was, and concludes that it was nowhere near as violent as most Americans believe. Moreover, the real "wildness," and the source of mass violence,...
  • "Wild" West Although most people still believe in the "wild" West myth, historians have been dismantling it for some time. The old West is such an interesting case of private dispute resolution and of order without the state because the conditions were...
  • The Frontier Ryan and Butler, then there is the classic Anderson and Hill article from Murray Rothbard's Journal of Libertarian Studies: "An American Experiment in Anarcho-Capitalism: The Not So Wild, Wild West."...
  • Life On the Frontier Ryan, another book on the same theme is John Philip Reid's excellent study, "The Law For the Elephant." Reid - who teaches at NYU's law school - went through numerous diaries and journals kept by people who traveled across the...

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