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Lieberman proposes an end to class warfare

"That's class warfare," Lieberman said. "I'm proposing a cease-fire. By leading with integrity, we can restore fairness to the tax code and give some real help to struggling American families."

What is Joe Lieberman going to do to end class warfare?

Raise taxes on the wealthy.

Declan McCullagh is not an ISP

Declan McCullagh, a journalist for CNET, is being asked by the FBI to preserve his documents related to an interview he did with homeless hacker Adrian Lamo. He was informed in a letter by FBI Agent Howard Leadbetter II that Section 2703(f) of the Electronic Communication Transactional Records Act requires him to "preserve records and other evidence in its possession pending the issuance of a court order or other process." Read more »

Libertarians against Dean

Charles Hueter writes that voting for Howard Dean may not be the best strategy for libertarians.

Quote of the Day

Obesity blamed on farmers and 'Big Food'

A combination of collective social policy, bad economics, and portrayal of man as a powerless victim of his environment appear in an article in today's NY Times Magazine by Michael Pollan on the subject of the coming 'obesity epidemic'. Perhaps the most detestable passage from the article follows. Read more »

Quote of the Day

Cowboy up!


Bring on the Yankees.

Kling on stock-based compensation

Arnold Kling has responded to my wanting to hear an argument in favor of expensing options on his blog. I appreciate his post which gave me a lot to think about. I was planning to respond last week to his post, but due to the technical difficulties we encountered, I did not have a chance to do so.

Arnold gives a reason why employers might use stock-based compensation. Read more »

The new Bambino

In a city that is passionate about its professional sports teams, no club is more adored than the Boston Red Sox. For the first time in over 80 years, the Red Sox have a chance to win the World Series, and today's win to tie the first round playoff series 2-2 has sent the city into a celebratory whirlwind. Read more »

Guest Nepenthe

Kevin White of Nepenthe Island will be guest blogging at Catallarchy as time allows during his busy last semetester of college at University of North Texas. Welcome Kevin!

Kentucky needs submarines

Your tax dollars at work.
Edit Oct 5, 2003: I am going to cut and paste the actual words of the House Resolution for posterity's sake:

HR 256 (BR 2906) - T. Burch

Encourage the purchase of a submarine to patrol the waters of the Commonwealth and search and destroy all casino riverboats.

Mar 25-introduced in House
Mar 26-to House Floor

Quote of the Day

Freedom through politics: a contradiction in terms

Others around the blogosphere have commented on the news that the Free State Project has selected New Hampshire as its target to which 20,000 libertarians will move in order to politically change the state into one more in tune with libertarian ideas. Although I hope they succeed, I am skeptical of their chances. Read more »