Preferring Disaster to Catastrophe

Thomas Sowell is often quoted these days calling this election as a choice between disaster and catastrophe: When people ask me why I’m gonna vote for McCain rather than Obama it’s because I prefer disaster to catastrophe. I can’t say I disagree. As a Libertarian, I’ve been sitting on the sidelines of this one, pretty…

Does the Nuclear Strategy Work?

There’s an interesting bit of speculation on Division of Labour as to whether libertarians will really be able to either sit this one out (perhaps by voting for Bob Barr) or even vote for Obama. In spirit, it’s highly similar to a recent post of mine, and even complains about some of the same studiously…

Malkovich Talks Sense

Here’s John Malkovich on politics: This is what politics is to me: Somebody tells you all the trees on your street have a disease. One side says give them food and water and everything will be fine. One side says chop them down and burn them so they don’t infect another street. That’s politics. And…