Thoughts, essays, and writings on Liberty. Written by the heirs of Patrick Henry.

November 17, 2009

Quote Of The Day

From the Mises Econ Blog, regarding Obama’s two most recent FTC nominees: For those keeping score, with Brill and Ramirez the FTC will now consist of two law firm partners specializing in antitrust, one former state assistant attorney general for antitrust, a law professor who specialized in antitrust, and a former staff lawyer for the [...]

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July 22, 2009

Control Without Responsibility

At Cafe Hayek, a letter to the editor by Andy Morriss to the Wall Street Journal is posted: Holman Jenkins asks “Does Obama Want to Own the Airlines?” (Business World, July 8). I am sure he does not. Rather than own them, the president and his congressional allies want to control the airlines — a [...]

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March 26, 2009

Note To Orrin Hatch — 13-0 May Be A Travesty, But It’s Not Congress’ Business

Orrin Hatch is undoubtedly merely responding to his constituents’ demands with this nonsense. The Utah Utes finished 13-0 last season, with notable wins over Michigan, Oregon State, ranked teams TCU and BYU, and a BCS bowl defeat of Alabama. It’s a pretty impressive resume. They were the only undefeated team in Div I-A (FBS). But [...]

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January 18, 2009

Microsoft Attacked By EU For Same Practices That Apple/Linux Use

Back in the day, antitrust regulators decided that including a browser with an operating system was an unfair competitive measure. But to this day, they’ve only ever enforced this against Microsoft, and the EU is still pushing: European antitrust regulators have told Microsoft Corp. that the company’s practice of including its Internet browser with its [...]

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