By Jonathan Bean | Thursday January 12, 2012 at 3:52 PM PST | 5 Comments
[*UPDATE: Fed Joked About Housing Crash in 2006! Here is a good interview from PBS] “Tyranny is the exercise of power beyond right.” “Wherever law ends, tyranny begins.” —John Locke, Second Treatise of Civil Government “The historian is . . . one step nearer to direct power over public opinion than is the theorist.” —Friedrich A. von...
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Tags: American History, Austrian School of economics, Economics, Education, Money and Banking
By David J. Theroux | at 12:14 AM PST | 60 Comments
We live in a secularized world of nation states in which traditional religion, especially Christianity, is unwelcome. Rooted in the “Enlightenment,” this view supports a secularized and authoritarian public square enforced by government and that progress requires forcing religion ever backward into remote corners of society. In short, America has become a secular theocracy...
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Tags: American History, Censorship, Christianity, Civil Liberties, Civil Society, Conservatism, Culture, Law, Liberalism, Liberty, Morality, Nanny State, Nationalism, Natural Law, Peace, Personal Liberty, Philosophy, Politics, Power, Privacy, Progressivism, Propaganda, Regulation, Religion, Science, Socialism, Surveillance, The State, War