Don Boudreaux says that his son will never be a military conscript.
Robert Wenzel on Rand Paul’s outrageous plan for both a flat tax and a value added tax.
Lew Rockwell on Pope Francis’s recent encyclical, the Catholic church and the market.
David D’Amato says that libertarians are pro-market, not pro-business.
Jacob Hornberger comments on the Charleston church shooting and the national security state.
Richard Ebeling says that American progressives are Bismarck’s grandchildren.
Ryan McMaken on Pope Francis’s relentless pessimism.
Justin Raimondo asks, Who is a “terrorist”?
Charles Burris writes about the roots of the welfare-warfare state.
Radley Balko believes there’s no evidence of a new nationwide crime wave.
Jill Vaglica says that cooperating with the FBI will give you a longer jail sentence.
Sheldon Richman says that King John might envy Obama.
And Paul Joseph Watson on Google’s secret spying via computer microphones.