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Must Reads For The Week 7/27/13

July 27, 2013
The pen is mightier than the sword...

The pen is mightier than the sword… (Photo credit: mbshane)

Liberty Slipping: 10 Things You Could Do In 1975 That You Can’t Do Now, at economicpolicyjournal.com. You can probably think of ten more right off the top of your head.

Disruptions: Ride-Sharing Upstarts Challenge Industry, by Nick Bilton, at nytimes.com. I found this article through aei-ideas.org. Creative destruction of the market in spite of government trying to prop up the status quo. This is the spirit of our founders.

The Decline Of The Civil -Rights Establishment, by Shelby Steele, at online.wsj.com. Shelby Steele analyzes todays civil rights establishment as compared to the original leaders of the movement.

The Nightmare Ahead: 19 Cities Have More Public Workers Per Resident Than Detroit, at economicpolicyjournal.com. You’re traveling  down the road to serfdom when you consistently consume more than you produce.

Your Place In The Data Base, by Brae Jaeger, at americanthinker.com. The ability of benevolent Government to collect your data is staggering. Oh by the way, your fourth and fifth amendment rights are being flushed down the toilet.

Feds Seize Gold Coins Worth $80 Million From Pennsylvania Family, at economicpolicyjournal.com. Lets flip for it, heads I win tails you lose.

Police Are Ordered To Return $1 Mill. in $1 Dollar Bills Confiscated From Stripper, at economicpolicyjournal.com. Government tramples on fourth amendment right against illegal searches and seizures.

U.S. Oil Output Increased By 2M Barrels Per Day In Just Two Years, Reversing 20 Year Decline, by Mark J. Perry, at aei-ideas.org. The Government will try to shut this down through environmental regulation (EPA).

Texas Eagle Ford Shale Sets New Oil Output Record In May, by Mark J. Perry, at aei-ideas.org. Who needs the Key Stone Pipeline to bring oil from Canada to Texas refineries? The market finds a way to supply oil even when Government tries to restrict supply.

Welcome To Jiangsu, China’s Flashing Red Canary-In-The-Coal Mine, at zerohedge.com. Central bank induced credit expansion creates bubble activities, which in turn produce a misallocation of capital and resources, which will eventually be liquidated sooner, when the credit expansion stops, or later, when there is a collapse. We are doing the same thing in the stock, bond, and housing sectors.

Must Reads For The Week 7/13/13

July 13, 2013

ARE WE MOVING TOWARD LIBERTY OR TYRANNY?  THE MIDDLE GROUND IS VERY CHAOTIC.

Fourth Of July: Up Against The State, at economicpolicyjournal.com. Power corrupts from the federal to the local level. These cops know they are violating this guys constitutional rights (on independence day no less), they admit as much on the video.

Third Amendment Violated? Police Invade Family’s Home For Use During Swat Call, Arrest Two For Obstruction When They Refuse, by Becket Adams, at theblaze.com. More abuse of power by local Government officials.

College Girls, Bottled Water, And The Emerging American Police State, by John Whitehead, at opednews.com. This type of enforcement activity will become more prominent as Government tries to micro manage society by passing more laws. You probably break some law everyday, and you don’t even know it.

A Lot Of People Are Interested In USDA Disaster Plans For Rabbits, by Bob McCarty, at bobmccarty.com. Can this really be true? Magicians are required to have disaster plans to evacuate their rabbits in case of a disaster. I think we need more regulations!

So Much For Peak Oil, at economicpolicyjournal.com. Just think how much we would produce domestically if the Administration would open federal lands and allow more off shore drilling? Would this create jobs? Would this drive the price of oil lower because of the increased supply?

Summer Violence Creates Need For Blood Donations At South Side Hospital, by Wendell Hutson, at dnainfo.com. The thing that struck me when I read this was how the shootings seemed to be so trivial.

Ohio School District OK’s Concealed Carry For Teachers, by Zenon Evans, at reason.com, and Illinois Becomes Final State To Embrace Concealed Carry, at latimes.com. Two articles that show that at some point logic trumps emotion.

How D.C. Police Can Seize Your Car And Hold It indefinitely, by Andrea Noble, at washingtontimes.com. This is what happens when you give law enforcement power. In the military it’s called mission creep. Those with the power will always wield it arbitrarily.

Did Justice Department Support Anti-Zimmerman Protests After Martin Shooting? at foxnews.com. This is why I hate politics in general and  bureaucrats and politicians in particular. They always stick their noses in places that angels dare to tread, creating a situation that becomes a complete cluster foxtrot.