D.C. Ban on Handguns Ruled Unconstitutional

A federal judge on Saturday ruled that the District of Columbia’s ban on carrying firearms outside the home is unconstitutional.  Back in 2012 Reason TV spoke with The Washington Time’s Emily Miller about the numerous issues surrounding D.C.’s onerous gun laws.  “Girls, Guns, and The Problem with DC Firearm Laws” was originally released on June […]

Sheldon Richman on Jane Cobden

Among libertarians and classical liberals, the name Richard Cobden (1804–1865) evokes admiration and applause. His activities — and successes — on behalf of freedom, free markets, and government retrenchment are legendary. Most famously, he cofounded — with John Bright— the Anti–Corn Law League, which successfully campaigned for repeal of the import tariffs on grain. Those trade restrictions had […]

Is the Tail Wagging the Dog?

NEW YORK – In 1956,  Britain and France were convinced that Egypt’s charismatic nationalist leader, Gamal Abdel Nasser, was threatening what was left of their Mideast and African colonial empires.  London branded Nasser, “Hitler on the Nile.” So the British and French governments secretly enlisted Israel to invade and annex Egypt’s Sinai. British and French […]

The Murdering, Looting State

ANNOUNCER: Welcome to the Robert Wenzel Show. Please stand by for Robert Wenzel. WENZEL: Hello, everyone. Welcome to the Robert Wenzel Show. I’m Robert Wenzel. Today, I have a very special guest for the show, Lew Rockwell.  I consider Lew Rockwell my intellectual godfather.  Right from the very beginning, a very long time ago, when I […]

Tomb of the Unknown Civilian

On 28 July 1914 the Austro-Hungarian Empire declared war on Serbia and set in motion the events that led one week later to the clash of nations that became World War I. This conflict caused casualties in unprecedented numbers, with the final total of deaths approximately 17 million. The roster of battles and their military […]

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