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Must Reads For The Week 4/26/14

April 26, 2014

 

The pen is mightier than the sword...

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

Markets In Everything: A 3D Printed Hand For Less Than $50, by Mark J. Perry, at aei-ideas.org. This replaces a prosthetic arm that cost $42,000. If politicians really wanted health care to become “affordable”, they would have never passed the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. Instead they would have repealed all laws regulating health care and health insurance. This would have allowed the market to simultaneously bring prices down while increasing the quality of healthcare. Obamacare will provide a longer wait for lower quality care at a higher price.

18 Spectacularly Wrong Apocalyptic Predictions Made Around The Time Of The First Earth Day In 1970, Expect More This Year, by Mark J. Perry, at aei-ideas.org. Using climate science to predict the future of the earth, is just like using a persons palm to predict his future. Both are confidence games.

Video: Matt Rosendale Is A True Patriot, at libertypenblog.blobspot.com. Great political ad.

Courts Uphold Drivers’ Right To Tip Off Other Motorists To Police Speed Traps, at augusta.com. Cops say the purpose of speed traps is  traffic safety, not revenue enhancement. So shouldn’t they be happy that drivers are slowing down when they are flashed by on coming drivers.

Obama’s Green-Energy Boondoggles Leave The Tax Payer In Red, by Justin Sykes, at washingtontimes.com. Quoting Robert Bradley Jr., “When government tries to pick winners and losers, it typically picks losers. Why? Because the free market consumers pick winners to leave the losers for government.”

Elderly Man Beaten By Police, by Lauren Pozen, at kspr.com. This man is being charged with assaulting a police officer, what did he do head butt the cop. This is another example of why you should take care of problems yourself instead of calling police.

BASE Jump From Worlds Tallest Building, by Skydive Dubai. No words necessary, just watch the video.

The Logical Progression Of “Public Accomodation”, by Jim Fedako, at mises.org. Excerpt from the article, “… those who cheer the growth of government when it abuses someone else need to realize that what goes around, comes around…Ludwig von Mises noted that either negative rights to person and property are enforced or we are on the slope to slavery: there is no middle way. Think you can pick a stopping point mid-slide? Good luck. The guy riding the slide in front of you is waxing away.”

 

 

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Must Reads For The Week 5/04/13

May 4, 2013
The pen is mightier than the sword...

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

Missouri Gun Control Nullification Bill, by Carl Wicklander. Missouri strikes a blow for freedom with the passage of the,”Second Amendment Preservation Act”.

Drivers Flashing Lights To Signal Speed Traps Gets Police Sued, by Kurt LaBelle at fox2news.com. Ellisville Mo. police ticketed drivers who flashed their brights, warning other drivers about speed traps. ACLU files lawsuit.

Student Loan Bubble Cracks With Pulled Sallie Mae Bond Deal, at zerohedge.com. Increasing student loan defaults make investors think twice about purchasing $225 million bond offering, backed by student loan debt.

Is It Worth Paying Big Bucks To Go To College? at economic policy journal.com. Related articles by austrianaddict, Young People Get Hooked Into Student Loan Debt, and Follow Up To Student Loan Post.

Tuesday Humor: GM Announces It Is Loosing Monday On Every Volt Sold, Will Make Up For It With More Loses, at zerohedge.com.

Guest post on zerohedge.com,  This Is What It Means To Be Free In America, by Simon Black, at sovereignman.com. Cops enter house and take baby from mothers arms and give it to Child Protective Services. We need a new agency, Parent Protection (From Child Protective Service) Service.

“Smoking” Gun Nets 60 G Fine, by Julia Marsh at NYpost.com. Shop owner fined for selling gun shaped lighter. Have we reached the point of no return when it comes to common sense?

The Pigs Of Pigford, by Ross Kaminski at spectator.org. This article shows how all Government programs end up as nothing more than vote buying with taxpayer money.