Archive for April 19th, 2009

Why Do Progressives Love Trains? »

The headline reads “Obama’s Rail Plan Speeds Ahead,” and the article explains that President Obama has “unveiled his plan to develop a high-speed passenger rail (HSR) system in the United States.” These ”specifics” are evidently not actually very specific, however, because reporter Bruce Watson tells us only that the plan is three-fold: “initially, it will pour investment...
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The Unintended Consequences of Common Property: Nazi Rallies »

Per John Lennon’s request, I’m imagining no possessions, and I don’t like the result: Nazis staging a rally and march on property paid for with tax dollars. They were also protected by cops who were paid with tax dollars. That’s what I call a tragedy of the commons: when you have commonly-owned resources for...
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