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Federal ‘Consent Decrees’ Make Policing Worse Not Better

BY BOB BARR President Biden is returning to the Barack Obama playbook of “reforming” municipal police departments by forcing multi-year federal court “consent decrees” down...

What is Truth?

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Dear Dr. Adler, I find it hard to define what truth is. Some of my friends say that truth is what...

The Constitution—Fabius Letter 8

Observations on the Proposed Constitution. John Dickinson, in a series of letters published in the Delaware Gazette under the signature of Fabius, offers support for the new constitution...

Joe Biden Doesn’t Think on the Margin

RYAN BOURNE, CATO INSTITUTE In his address to the joint session of Congress, Joe Biden claimed: “When this nation made 12 years of public education universal in the...

Tenured professor abruptly fired after raising allegations of anti-Semitic speech by Linfield University’s president

LIBERTY ALERTS/ BY FIRE April 29, 2021 MCMINNVILLE, Oregon, April 29, 2021 — A university embroiled in sexual abuse scandals has who criticized the handling of those...

Charlotte Trucking Company Owner Fights for $39,500 Police Took From Him at Phoenix Airport

Civil forfeiture allows Arizona law enforcement to take money without connecting it to a crime ANDREW WIMER, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE PHOENIX—Jerry Johnson flew to Phoenix with...

Electric Vehicles and the Biden Infrastructure Plan

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE A damaging effect of government expansion is the “crowding out” or displacement of private‐​sector activities. Governments often think that they can...

Chris Edwards discusses the Biden Administration’s infrastructure plan on The Great Antidote Podcast

Chris Edwards is the director of tax policy studies at the CATO Institute and editor of www.DownsizingGovernment.org. He is a top expert on federal...

The Constitution—Fabius Letter 7

Observations on the Proposed Constitution. John Dickinson, in a series of letters published in the Delaware Gazette under the signature of Fabius, offers support for the new constitution...

Diagram: The Divisions of Philosophy

How philosophy is to be divided into sub-disciplines has seemed to fascinate philosophers throughout its history. Four different approaches to the divisioning of philosophy...

China’s strange endorsement of ‘net zero’

BY DUGGAN FLANAKIN ~The Chinese path to supposed decarbonization starts with a lot more coal~ You have to hand it to Xi Jinping. The Chinese “president...

Alex Boyé – Bend Not Break [Official Video]

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The Constitution—Fabius Letter 6

Observations on the Proposed Constitution. John Dickinson, in a series of letters published in the Delaware Gazette under the signature of Fabius, offers support for the new constitution...

The Feds are funding fantasy EV charging stations

What will power imaginary charging stations to power fantasy electric vehicles no one wants? BY DAVID WOJICK President Joe Biden wants the Federal Government to build...

Citizenry

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Most Americans, I fear, do not know or appreciate the fact that citizenship is the primary political office under a...

On the Conflict Between Liberty and Equality

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Only justice is an unlimited good. One can want too much liberty and too much equality -- more than it...

Inalienable Rights—Adler

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. A right is either inalienable or it is not -- you cannot have it both ways. What is being denied by...

How Many of H.R. 1’s Provisions Are Unconstitutional?

WALTER OLSON, CATO INSTITUTE How many provisions of H.R. 1, if enacted, would be struck down by the courts as unconstitutional? It’s not clear anyone...

VERDI’S REQUIEM, with Sutherland, Pavarotti, Horne, Talvela, Georg Solti conductor [1967]

"Requiem Mass", composed by Guiseppe Verdi and presented in 1874, in memory of the Italian poet and novelist Alessandro Manzoni. Recorded in 1967. Dame...

Will Molon Labe Become More Than an Ancient Greek Slogan?

BY BOB BARR As the expression goes, “talk is cheap.” When it comes to gun control, however, talk about taking away or diminishing a right...