Daily Archive: August 25, 2011



Stay safe y’all.


How To Design A Consumption Tax That Isn’t Stupid

~by Ryan B Every presidential campaign, there is inevitably a candidate or two (usually Republicans, although maybe Mike Gravel too) who advocate the Fair Tax. They would replace the income tax with a national...


Reihan Salam on race

A little less than a week ago, News Corp’s new iPad publication, The Daily, ran a Reihan Salam op-ed which attempted to argue against, or at least unpack, the common opinion amongst those to his...


Jack Layton, RIP

~by Jonathan McLeod It’s a surreal time in Canadian Politics. Usually, the summer presents us with few goings on, but, sadly, such is not the case this year. I don’t know if it has...


Actions, Consequences, and the Law

Elias Isquith writes, below: In general, I’m not fond of the strain that I see sometimes in politics (on the right and left) that advocates policies which are kind of paternalistic in essence, whether...


“If you seek our monument, look in the hole”

I devoured Mark Steyn’s After America: Get Ready for Armageddon within a few days of its release.  If you couldn’t tell, I’m a bit of a declinist, so I tend to nod right along...