Muh Roads and Mileage Taxes

If you’re a libertarian who’s wallowed in that political mud for a while, you know the “Muh roads!” gag. The rest of you – the normal people who may even know a fair bit about libertarianism but haven’t spent endless hours debating...

Monopolist Hand-Wringing

Whole Foods Market, a mecca for sophisticated urbanites, “woke” progressives, and crunchy-granola types, is being bought by Amazon, and that unsettled some of the folks in the eternally fretful and perpetually aggrieved world of liberal politics. Matt...

The Right To Choose Poorly

During the climax of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, the bad guy sees a table covered with chalices of all sorts, among which is the one true Holy Grail. He asks, “Which one is it?” The Crusader guarding the Holy Grail tells him, “You must...

The Right To Earn A Living

The ease of publishing and sharing editorial content that the Internet affords us has done wonders for the proliferation of knowledge, of ideas, of opinions and critiques, and of contrasting viewpoints. This ease has also, unfortunately, made sloppy thinking and...

A Conflict of Values

Locavore. Farm-to-Table. Artisanal. Organic. Non-GMO. So go the labels for a modern trend among progressive, socially conscious diners, who see our industrialized, mass-production, agriculture industry as something to be eschewed, derided, and protested. This...