Freud from Behind

One of the reasons I enjoy books by Peter Hamilton so much is that I never know exactly what to say about them when I’m finished. If that sounds like a bad thing, consider it this way: it means they’ve hit me on an unexplored level. They aren’t easily filed away and ignored – and…

Spreading the Word

Via Samizdata, a bailout reading list from the Mises Institute. This is an organization that promotes an alternative, free-market economics that has been heretical in economic circles since the 1920s but is now starting to come into vogue. I intend to follow the suggestion and “read every word.”

What’s at Stake?

Although poll evidence makes it look increasingly likely that Obama is headed for a win in November (pace my confident predictions to the contrary), I would nevertheless like to suggest that Democrats are living on borrowed time. For one thing, the numbers started to go against McCain for one (or possibly both) of two reasons:…