TEA Parties and Secession

The TEA Party movement in America claims it is “Taxed Enough Already,” but author Thomas DiLorenzo says that this is not nearly good enough. If they took their own rhetoric about constitutional government seriously, they would recognize that what is needed is at least a 90 percent reduction in federal taxes, not merely being satisfied with being taxed “enough already.” Too true. Most Americans fail to realize that the famous event which inspired the name of the TEA Party groups—the Boston Read more […]

People are not Dollars

In one of the chapters in his book Organized Crime: The Unvarnished Truth About Government, Thomas DiLorenzo discusses “the extent to which various governments during the twentieth century committed acts of mass murder against their own citizens.” He makes the point that communistic and socialistic regimes are unopposed to killing their own people when citizens resist the centralized planning and political power required by such totalitarianism. Dissenters are murdered when “the rulers of such Read more […]

Informing Ourselves to Death

It is generally accepted that Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press in 1450. To be sure, there were other presses in use and printing technology was already available, but what made Gutenberg’s device so revolutionary was the advent of his durable and movable type. The technology of pressing ink onto paper was not new, but the ability to make thousands of copies a day without destroying the type was. In other words, Gutenberg’s real contribution to mankind was making it possible to mass Read more […]