Tim Harford (via cadburycrazed)
Harford’s cappuccino, Friedman’s pencil, Smith’s pin
Simple. Do you believe that government, no matter how big or small is the solution? If you answered with anything besides “NO!” than you’re a statist.
If the president can kill an American in Yemen, can he do so in Peoria? Even the British king, from whose tyrannical grasp the American colonists seceded, did not claim such powers. And [they] fought a Revolution against him.” —Andrew Napolitano (via laliberty)
…and a State rule authorizing the King’s men to enter citizen’s homes and conduct searches by the authority of self-written search warrants ended
and disappeared from the face of the earthbut was reborn on October 26, 2001 in the United States in the form of the so-called Patriot Act where it remains perpetually renewed and in effect to this very day.