How Hitler Became a Dictator

How many people know how Hitler actually became a dictator? My bet is, very few. I’ d also bet that more than a few people would be surprised at how he pulled it off, especially given that after World War I Germany had become a democratic republic. Hitler and his fellow members of the National […]

We’ve wandered a long way from the Founders’ vision. The intellectual turning point was the complete obliteration of the concept “rights” during the twentieth century, when individual rights were “supplemented” with “collective rights” and when rights went from protecting a man’s freedom of action to guaranteeing him certain outcomes (so-called welfare rights).

Genuine rights don’t conflict — they enable us to live together without intractable conflicts. They don’t sadlle other people with obligations save one: to respect the equal rights of others.

The Drug War Is Totally Idiotic

That’s what drug illegality has done. It has caused the price of illicit drugs to soar. In the absence of the drug war, drugs would be reasonably priced, so that drug addicts would be able to afford to pay for their addiction. Once drugs are made illegal, they don’t disappear. Instead, they continue to be […]