Bits and Bobs – February 19, 2013

Fox’s The Five Asks: Is America Ready For A ‘Libertarian-Minded’ President?


Greg Steussel explains that states are not obligated to obey unconstitutional federal laws.

Big Gun, No Bullets

MISSOURI GOP REP. TURNS THE TABLES ON DEMS: INTRODUCES BILL THAT MAKES PROPOSING GUN CONTROL LAWS A FELONY

Tue, Feb 26, 2013, 7:00pm:  Barbara Harless presents “Citizen Lobbyists — Working Smart“.  How to use online tools to keep an eye on what is happening in the Texas legislature, and how to affect positive change in the process.

Criticism of the movie 2016.  I pretty much agree with everything I hear from Jack Hunter:

Republican Conspiracy Crazies

Like the Minimum Wage Fallacy  it is important to also understand the Broken Window Fallacy.  (I’d say the majority of our political leaders do no understand this simple fact– or if then do they are not principled enough to use it)

The Broken Window Fallacy

How to identify plunder:  see if the law takes from persons what belongs to them, and gives it to other persons to whom it does not belong.  See if the law benefits one citizen at the expense of another by doing what the citizen himself cannot do without committing a crime.  -Frederic Bastiat

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