An antigovernment Ohio man who had had several run-ins with the police around the country was identified Friday as one of two people suspected of gunning down two officers during a traffic stop in Arkansas. Jerry Kane, who used the Internet to question federal and local government authority over him, made money holding debt-elimination seminars around the country.
Many voluntaryists have looked longingly toward Somalia for evidence of our ideas in practice. But it’s a little tough when that real-world example also happens to be the quintessential image of extreme poverty and feuding warlords for most people. Nonetheless, Somalia has improved by virtually every measure of standard of living without a state. Michael van Notten’s book "The Law of the Somalis" describes Somalia’s stateless legal tradition.
It looks like the SPLC needs a serious reality check. Last week they added Founder and Director of the Tenth Amendment Center, Michael Boldin to their list of “Activists Heading Up the Radical Right”. It takes a unique brand of obtuse State worship to put someone who got their start in the peace movement, who is a passionate opponent of the unconstitutional War On Drugs (not exactly staples of the right wing agenda) on same list with Muslim bashing, mouth frothing, war ecstatics like Pam Geller, and Frank Gaffney.
Imagine that you are blindfolded and told that the food you are about to eat is ice cream. It turns out to be chicken liver. Or imagine that you think you are diving into warm water but instead it turns out to be near-freezing.
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released its 2009 list of Washington's "Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians." The list, in alphabetical order, includes:
Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT): This marks two years in a row for Senator Dodd, who made the 2008 "Ten Most Corrupt" list for his corrupt relationship with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and for accepting preferential
Philadelphia priest says cardinal ordered child abuse list
(Reuters) - The highest ranking cleric charged in a Philadelphia pedophilia scandal asked a judge on Friday to dismiss his case because his boss - the late Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua - ordered a list he made of predator priests be shredded.