Monthly Archives: March 2011

Scheduled Book World Appearance

It may be of some interest here that I have been asked to host C-Span’s *Book World/In Depth*, a three hour call-in program on Sunday, May 1, 2011, focusing on my 40+books, starting with *The Pseudo-Science of B. F. Skinner* … Continue reading

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Column on Krugman, Academic Freedom & Phony Whining

Krugman, Academic Freedom & Phony Whining Tibor R. Machan In his column of March 28, 2011, Paul Krugman whines a good deal about how Republicans in Wisconsin are targeting scholars who may not like their opposition to public service union … Continue reading

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Column on The Taxman (Extortionist) is Coming

The Taxer (Extortionist) is Coming Tibor R. Machan For most people taxation is a burden that’s accepted in large part because they know the alternative is worse. As a friend pointed out, it is like dealing with someone who holds … Continue reading

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Column on A Sample of Government-at-Work

A Sample of Government-at-Work Tibor R. Machan Where I live there’s no mail delivery. All USPS mail has to be picked up at the post office. And at the post office the address is, well, a P.O. Box with its … Continue reading

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Column on The Proper Promotion of Liberty

The Proper Promotion of Liberty Tibor R. Machan The policy of imposing liberal regimes around the globe has proven to be a disaster and no wonder. It is simply not feasible to coerce people to be free–the idea is an … Continue reading

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Column on Genuine Military Defense Anyone?

Genuine Military Defense Anyone? Tibor R. Machan Why, again, is America getting involved in a war abroad, indeed, thousands of miles from its borders? Is the answer nothing more complicated than “It’s oil, stupid”? If so, this is very wrong. … Continue reading

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Column on A Crucial Constitutional Fact

A Crucial Constitutional Fact Tibor R. Machan In my efforts to defend the free society and its basic principles, the idea of natural individual human rights, I run across the objection–advance by both conservatives and “liberals”–that once a constitution has … Continue reading

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