Monthly Archives: January 2010

Column on Anti-Abortion Murder or Not

Anti-Abortion Murder or Not Tibor R. Machan In Wichita a trial is under way in which Scott Roeder is charged with the murder of Dr. George R. Tiller. No disputing the charege that he did the killing and the only … Continue reading

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Column on Why the First Amendment?

Why the First Amendment? Tibor R. Machan It has puzzled me for some time why campaign contribution is considered a First Amendment constitutional issue. If I write out a check to some candidate, I am not talking, writing an essay, … Continue reading

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Column on Tennis & Luck

Tennis & Luck Tibor R. Machan Being an avid tennis fan, it has irked me that Woody Allen appears to believe that whether you win or lose a match is a matter of luck. That seems to have been his … Continue reading

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Column on Choice and Rights

Choice and Rights Tibor R. Machan It’s about who is to choose! Our rights identify the realm of our choices, where we and not others get to decide about how things go. When rights are violated, the violator deprives the … Continue reading

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Column on Business versus Business

Business Versus Business Tibor R. Machan One can think of business as a profession, like medicine or engineering, and ask whether it is worthwhile or valuable. Should people in their communities welcome business or not? Or one can think of … Continue reading

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Column on Tipping the Scales for Liberty

Tipping the Scales for Liberty Tibor R. Machan It has been my experience that people who take politics seriously tend to want to have their idea of a good or just system of laws fully implemented. Yet these people aren’t … Continue reading

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Column on Do We Need More Guilt?

Do We Need More Guilt? Tibor R. Machan It is a running joke, of course, concerning Jewish mothers that they relentlessly try to instill guilt in their children along lines of, "You owe me since I brought you up." Never … Continue reading

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