Daily Archive: April 7, 2011


Are the Ryan Budget’s Spending Cuts Credible?

In comments, North writes what has become conventional wisdom in the press these days with regards to Paul Ryan’s budget proposal: But let’s give credit where it’s due. Ryan’s budget is at least putting...


Several Things That Aren’t Happening Here.

Aidan writes: It’s pretty easy to oppose government spending when the budget is just an abstract concept. When actually faced with a government shutdown or severe cuts, people with libertarian views on spending are...


Epictetus, Freedom, and Autonomia

  I have a very distinct memory from last summer, sitting in a chair on our back porch and taking a break from my reading. I was looking at out lilac bush, just sitting...