Liberty vs. Leviathan

Chronicling Liberty's battle against Leviathan

Black Hole

In “A Black Hole on $10 Billion a Day“, Butler Shaffer at LewRockwell.com gives a succinct analysis of the spending bill

This “plan” – like the wars whose costs have so greatly contributed to our economic woes – is but another expression of the moral, intellectual, and economic bankruptcy that are destroying Western civilization. A productive, free, and peaceful society cannot be held together by violence, surveillance, torture, SWAT teams, lies, and prisons. Neither can it countenance governmental policies of plundering the fruits of the labors of an entire population, and redistributing it to the institutional friends of those in power.

with advice on what to teach our children.  Possibly the most challenging piece being: “…mindful of all the above, avoid all sense of despair by combining your intelligence and emotions to help in the creation of a new civilization grounded in peace, liberty, and respect for the inviolability of the individual.”

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