Friday, December 27, 2013

Weekend Links

The faces of statism: What each of these monsters has in common is that each, in one variant or another, was a statist.  And by the way, Stalin was much worse than Hitler.

Victor Davis Hanson: Pajama Boy Nation.  As always, a must read from an OLS hero of the first rank.

Yes, most of the social sciences are driven by politics first and foremost and the pursuit of truth barely at all.

For those not feint of intellectual heart and interested in economic history, I offer you this lengthy discussion on the history of economics prior to Adam Smith.  It's by one of the greatest economic historians who ever lived, Murry Rothbard.


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