The New Face of the French Right

"It is one thing to recognize this challenge, as Zemmour does, but the question is what to do? Is it even possible to retreat into nationalism without cutting yourself off… Read more

Not Worth a Continental

"In hindsight, it is difficult to fathom how the patriots erred so grievously in issuing paper money during the Revolution. At least a certain amount of them were aware that… Read more

The Integration of College Football

"With the slow process of peaceful social change, things become possible that had previously been impossible, and compromises that at one time had been acceptable, become unacceptable." ~ Clifford F.… Read more

Military Equipment and the Labor Theory of Value

"Ludwig von Mises once joked that only the government could take a useful commodity like paper, slap some ink on it, and make it worthless. We appear to have a… Read more

Dangerous Demographics in the Monthly Labor Summary

"Considering what I call 'unmeasured unemployment' related to low labor force participation, similar to 'hidden unemployment,' we are still outside the range of 4 to 6 percent unemployment; i.e., we’re… Read more

Panetta Says We Will Return to Afghanistan

"Those who claimed that we could transform Afghanistan into a democracy only revealed that they don't know much about what is involved in establishing liberty and the rule of law."… Read more

About That Recession

"The mild decline in the economy might have escaped notice if not for the shutdown. But, the shutdown sealed the fate of the economy. In a similar way, the mild… Read more

Explaining Ranked Choice

"Ranked-choice voting, sometimes referred to as 'single transferable vote,' and sometimes as 'instant run-off,' is vulnerable to candidates that aren't disliked by the majority but aren't loved by many. Ranked-choice… Read more