November 29th, 2017
I’ve long been associated with the cause of nullification of unconstitutional federal laws, having written a book on it. Here I discuss various arguments — historical, constitutional, and moral — in favor, with special...
May 24th, 2017
I just got done watching a video put together by an Internet personality known as Sargon of Akkad. It goes into the background of the major people behind the violent left-wing organization By Any Means Necessary.I think you...
April 20th, 2017
CampusReform.org reports that students at Salem College have presented the administration with an “ultimatum” regarding the intolerable atmosphere of oppression that exists on campus.This is how they characterize life under...
March 30th, 2017
The intolerable left-liberal columnist Mike Royko once said, “It’s much harder to be a liberal than a conservative. Why? Because it’s easier to give someone a finger than a helping hand.”
March 15th, 2017
When leftists say a scholar has been “discredited,” you should translate this as: “He says things that displease us.”
February 8th, 2017
Man, when Trump is wrong, is he ever wrong.He’s meeting today with Elliott Abrams, who’s being considered for Deputy Secretary of State.So people voted for Trump, and they’re getting Jeb’s foreign policy.Thankfully, Rand...
January 13th, 2017
On my Twitter feed the other day, someone posted a photo of a page in a textbook he was forced to use in college.“If you are a libertarian or an anarchist who believes states are a threat to freedom, you should consider...
December 22nd, 2016
So-called “fake news” on Facebook is getting a lot of attention.My greatest annoyance on Facebook?Dumb opinions.
December 8th, 2016
Nothing, of course.Today, my old buddy Ian Millhiser was at it again.
November 30th, 2016
It’s like these people exist for the sole purpose of making me smack myself in the head.We all heard about their sudden interest in secession following the Trump victory. A movement called Yes California wants that state to...
June 22nd, 2017
By now you’ve heard about the two incidents in which a rendition of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar in New York was disrupted by Donald Trump supporters who objected to the assassination scene with a Trump-like Caesar.The...
April 21st, 2017
I have no idea whether Bill O’Reilly is guilty or innocent of the charges against him.Either way, his fall — given that he topped the cable news programs for over 15 years — was incredibly swift.
April 13th, 2017
The Hamilton musical — which Kevin Gutzman tells me is very good — is making Alexander Hamilton cool.Actually, though, Hamilton has always been a hero of mainstream left and right. That’s usually how you can identify a...
March 22nd, 2017
How about this:Harvard University has released a guide to so-called fake news. That guide links to a lengthy list of offending websites, which includes TomWoods.com.
March 9th, 2017
You may have heard that a mob prevented author Charles Murray from delivering a public lecture at Middlebury College.They held signs telling him that “white supremacy” wasn’t welcome there. There’s no non-hysterical...
January 18th, 2017
Well, this is rich: leftists are complaining that schoolkids are being indoctrinated.I’ll give you the details in a minute. But you know what? I could probably identify 10 outright falsehoods and another 10 ideological...
January 3rd, 2017
Well, that escalated quickly.We’re hearing all about the problems with alleged “fake news.” Now there’s a provision in the National Defense Authorization Act, just signed by President Obama, that will crack down on it.
December 15th, 2016
We’re hearing that John “I’ve Learned Nothing” Bolton may be picked as Deputy Secretary of State.Bill Kristol just tweeted that he predicts Bolton won’t be appointed. If you’ve followed Kristol’s prediction record, you know...
December 5th, 2016
All the news about young Bernie Sanders supporters can get demoralizing.But there’s good news, too.What gave me the idea for today’s post was this: once a week Melbourne Beach here in Florida is my office. I take my computer...
November 29th, 2016
With the death of Fidel Castro, we mark a century of leftist defenses of brutal dictators.