This article by Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr. originally appeared on Mises.org. Earlier this month, The New York Times wondered aloud if the “libertarian moment” had arrived. A good question, to be sure. To answer it, though, Times reporter Robert Draper sought out not quite the top libertarian thinkers in the world, but instead those people […]
President Barack Obama on Wednesday confirmed the authenticity of a video showing the beheading of Steven Sotloff, the second American journalist executed in two weeks by Islamic militants in response to U.S. airstrikes against its fighters in northern Iraq. “Overnight, our government determined that tragically Steven was taken from us in a horrific act of […]
Joining forces with a group of privacy organizations and former White House officials, four House Democrats sent a letter to President Barack Obama over the weekend urging him to declassify all legal opinions and interpretations involving a controversial executive order used to justify government surveillance.
A State Department spokeswoman refused Tuesday to say whether the passports of Americans confirmed to be fighting alongside Islamic State terrorists had been revoked. Reportedly, as many as 300 people with U.S. passports could be fighting under the ISIS flag in Iraq and Syria.
Brush up on the day’s headlines with Personal Liberty’s P.M. Edition. Majority Of Voters Wish Obama Had A Plan To Neutralize ISIS A majority of voters believe that the Islamic State terror group poses a significant threat to the U.S. and, though reluctant to commit troops to the Middle East, are concerned that President Barack […]
A majority of voters believe that the Islamic State terror group poses a significant threat to the U.S. and, though reluctant to commit troops to the Middle East, are concerned that President Barack Obama has yet to formulate a comprehensive response to the jihadists recent gains in the region. Asked during a press briefing last […]
Enraged by the beheading of freelance war correspondent James Foley and the Obama Administration’s subsequent failure to formulate a firm response to the Islamic State terrorists responsible for the ghastly act, the parents of slain of slain SEAL Team Six member Aaron Carson Vaughn have written an open letter to the president. Billy and Karen […]
Last week, President Obama admitted that his administration has not worked out a strategy on how to deal with the emergence of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) as a dominant force in the Middle East. However, as ISIS continues its march through Syria and Iraq, many in the US administration believe it […]
As violent Islamic extremists in the Middle East vow to bring bloodshed to the U.S. homeland, the federal government continues its politically correct willful ignorance of the threat radical Islam poses to the well-being of American citizens.
Historical experience clearly shows that the value of gold vis-à-vis other commodities has fluctuated over the centuries, even when gold has served as the monetary standard. This was certainly the case, for example, when the U.S. returned to the gold standard after the Civil War.