Must Reads For The Week 6/01/13.
The Bullying Pulpit, by Thomas Sowell, at jewishworldreview.com. Government bureaucrats and politicians try to bully and intimidate citizens who challenge the central planning orthodoxy.
Durbin Not Sure If Bloggers Deserve Constitutional Protection, by Warner Todd Huston, at breaibart.com. Even if Dick Durbin doesn’t think a blogger is a journalist, I would hope he thinks that a blogger still has a constitutional right to free speech.
Real Health Reform: Doctor Stops Accepting Insurance, Able To Cut Prices By Fifty Percent, at economicpolicyjournal.com. Allowing the buyer and seller to exchange without a third-party involved in the decision-making, creates the optimum result for everybody, except the third-party planner.
High School Teacher Faces Discipline For Informing Students About Their Rights, by Jacob Sullum, at reason.com. Should the lawyer who advised Lois Lerner to plead the fifth face disciplinary action?
What The Syrian Civil War Is Really All About,by Peter Nealen, at sofrep.com. The guys at sofrep always give you the unvarnished truth. Excerpt from the article, “The war isn’t between Assad and a bunch of democracy-loving rebels. It’s between…those who espouse a strict militant form of Shi’a Islam…and those who desire a strict militant form of Sunni Islam….”
Senate Banking Committee Staff Monitoring Bitcoin, at economicpolicyjournal.com. Government and bureaucracies will always try to stop anyone or any idea that threatens their power. The IRS bullying tactics reveals the standard operating procedure by the anointed. I guess bullying is only cool when they do it.
David Stockman: “The Error Of Central Banking Has Become Universal” , at zerohedge.com. Stockman interviewed by Rick Santelli, here is a quote, “…today the market is entirely rigged…it’s not honest…” Stockman doesn’t pull any punches.