By Mary Theroux | Monday November 16, 2009 at 10:52 AM PST | 15 Comments
A few weeks ago a 16 year old high school girl was gang-raped for a period of over two hours in a poorly-lit courtyard on the campus of her high school during the homecoming dance. While there have been outpourings of horror, sympathy for the victim, funds raised for her future, etc., I’ve seen...
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Tags: California, Civil Society, Criminal Justice, Drugs, Education, Family, Police, Privatization, Urban Issues
By Robert Higgs | at 10:27 AM PST | 15 Comments
“That government is best which governs not at all,” Said Henry David Thoreau, But what did he know? _______________________________________________ “Liberty: not the daughter but the mother of order,” Declared Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, And then he passed on. _______________________________________________ “When the government is too intrusive, people lose their spirit,” Noted Lao-tzu, As I would, too. _______________________________________________...
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Tags: Civil Liberties, Civil Society, Fascism, Free Market, Morality, Natural Law, Personal Liberty, Philosophy, Propaganda, Socialism, The State