There are lots of ways paternalistic regulation chafes against liberty and personal freedom, from helmet laws to consumer protection statutes. They personally drive me absolutely crazy. What business is it of government if as an individual one chooses to engage in “risky” behavior? Since I am paying (yes, a LOT of money) for my own […]
I am waiting, ostensibly patiently, for arrival of the complete collection of The Beatles music on newly remastered digital CDs. It is a little odd, though, since the group pioneered so many innovative recoding techniques in the analog realm. This performance of Revolution from U.S. television will have to do for now.
Speech is indeed effectively free in the age of YouTube. So that does undermine the scarcity argument traditionally used for the (now-defunct) “fairness doctrine” and the like. But some conservative pundits, like Gordon Crovitz in the Wall Street Journal today, argue this makes political campaign contribution limits both obsolete and unconstitutional. Why Campaign Political Speech […]