February Meeting Tomorrow

The February meeting will be held tomorrow, February 11th, at 7pm at the Ukrainian East Village Restaurant (2nd Ave between 8th and 9th). Our speaker is Dr. Tom Stevens. He will be giving a presentation titled, President John Knox Polk:…

Rand Paul and The New York Times

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This past Sunday, January 26, 2014, The New York Times had a front page article about Rand Paul.  My take: -The article had lots of useful information.  It reminds us to not idealize politicians.  Libertarians are more likely than most…

Smoke ‘em if You Got ‘em

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Many of us might hate smoking, but there’s no more important battleground for recognizing our rights of self-ownership.  Scientific American asked me for the libertarian take on anti-smoking laws: Moreover, the limitation of 18-year-olds should offend a population of legal…

Out of the Country

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I am leaving for a trip out of the U.S.  I had thought of writing a sarcastic piece asking the President to refrain from attacking me while overseas.  This is too serious a matter for sarcasm.  President Obama has authorized…