Monthly Archives: September 2010

Column on A Misguided Distinction–or Not?

A Misguided Distinction–or Not? Tibor R. Machan When working out what should guide public institutions and policies in our lives and human communities, those who chime in from ancient to contemporary times have advanced various proposals and they have often … Continue reading

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Column on Rejecting Anti-Natural Rights

Rejecting Anti-Natural Rights Tibor R. Machan President Obama’s friend and former colleague Cass Sunstein, now apparently on leave from Harvard Law School, would have us believe that our rights are granted to us by government.  Sunstein and his co-author Stephen … Continue reading

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Column on Why Rip Off the Rich?

Why Rip Off The Rich? Tibor R. Machan This fracas about letting the Bush tax cut expire for those making more than the arbitrary amount of $250K per year is bizarre.  Never mind for now that the entire system of … Continue reading

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Column on State Fundamentalism

State Fundamentalism Tibor R. Machan True, the idea came to me after having read many of Paul Krugman’s missives, both his columns in The New York Times and essays in such magazines as The New York Review of Books.  In … Continue reading

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Column on Politicians’ Criminal Minds

Politicians’ Criminal Minds Tibor R. Machan It may have been either Will Rogers or Mark Twain, I cannot now recall which of the two great American humorists it was, who said all politicians are criminals. But it makes no difference … Continue reading

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Column on No Way Could I Support Republicans

No Way Could I Support Republicans Tibor R. Machan Now and then I am subject to serious consternation about not being able to address concrete political issues, ones that occupy the attention of some many politicians and pundits.  Do I … Continue reading

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Column on Property Rights & Law

Property Rights and Law Tibor R. Machan Some have been demeaning the right to private property–which is very closely linked to America’s political tradition and if sufficiently discredited would also help destroy the country–because such a right is supposedly created … Continue reading

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