I am deeply saddened by the death of the philosopher Tibor Machan . (I lectured often with Tibor, mostly in Europe during the mid- and late 1990s. He was a principled and powerful champion of liberty.)
David Henderson again offers good reason to reject the naive conservative shibboleth that terrorism can be defeated, and Americans made safer, by doubling down on U.S. military actions in foreign lands against the likes of ISIS .
Obamacare is not a success . (HT Warren Smith)
Here’s Bob Higgs writing on ideology . A slice:
We would therefore be wise never to forget that we are all the prisoners, as it were, of our overarching belief system about social relations. This remembrance also helps us to humanize ideological opponents whom we might otherwise cast, if only rhetorically, into outer darkness.
Nicole Kardell explains what should not, but does, require explanation – namely, that protections against prosecutorial zeal protect not only, and not even mainly, those who commit crimes. Such protections protect innocent people from government overreach .