Brickbat: Resistance Is Futile

Documents from a lawsuit by a Star Trek fan against the Manitoba offiicals who revoked his personalized license plate show a senior official threatened “serious disciplinary action” against those who issued the plate. Nick Troller got the plate which read “ASIMIL8,” a reference to Star Trek‘s Borg, in 2015. In 2017, a person filed a… Read More »

9/11 on Trial

Over the past 17+ years a great many people who have closely examined the events of September 11, 2001, have concluded that the official government story we were presented with simply cannot be true. Included amongst these people are thousands of architects and engineers, university professors, first responders, pilots, and many others. Despite the eminence… Read More »

What To Do When You Have a Scratchy Sore Throat

Post this health advice on your bathroom door for the family to read.  Too many Americans are sick and suffering from colds and the flu because their immune systems were weakened by over consumption of sugar and lack of important nutrients like vitamin D and zinc.  Too many Americans confronted with a sore throat run… Read More »

The Truth About F. A. Hayek

Shop all books by Tom Woods F.A. Hayek, illustrious member of the Austrian School of economics, won the Nobel Prize in 1974, and wrote prolifically on both economic and non-economic topics. He has been a source of controversy within libertarian circles because of some aspects of his work. Joe Salerno helps us sort everything out… Read More »

Bolton’s Eagerness to Attack Iran

Originally appeared on The American Conservative. The Wall Street Journal reports on Bolton’s eagerness to attack Iran last year: President Trump’s National Security Council asked the Pentagon to provide the White House with military options to strike Iran last year, generating concern at the Pentagon and State Department, current and former U.S. officials said. The… Read More »

‘Our Porous Border’ and Other Myths of Trump’s Increasingly Popular Wall Mania

As the government shutdown continues, it’s worth underscoring that the precipitating factor—President Donald Trump’s insistence that any new spending bill include somewhere around $5 billion for the construction of a border wall, barrier, or fence—is built upon a foundation of sand. The president insists that “there is a growing humanitarian and security crisis at our… Read More »

Is CBD a Miracle Cure or a Marketing Scam? (Both.): New at Reason

Jennifer Aniston uses it for anxiety. Podcast host Joe Rogan applies it for elbow pain. You can buy dog treats infused with it, as well as facial scrubs and hand lotions, tinctures, and vaporizer cartridges. It’s used as an ingredient in cocktails, beer, and gummy worms. It’s sold at Amish markets and at fancy boutiques… Read More »

Natural Rights: The Cornerstone of the Constitution

The cornerstone of the U. S. Constitution depends on the proper understanding of Natural Rights belonging to every human being. The U.S. government is the first and only one in history to be founded on Natural Law. Even though nothing is mentioned in the Constitution about Natural Law, the document sometimes referred to as the… Read More »

Reason Is Hiring a Digital Advertising Director

If you’re a digital business guru who loves promoting freedom, we have the perfect job for you. View the job description here and below. Email your resume to! Reason is looking for an advertising and email marketing director to manage digital revenue generation and drive revenue growth. Location is flexible but applicant must be… Read More »

The Supreme Court’s Decision To Duck a Foie Gras Case Is Bad News for Food Freedom: New at Reason

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday it would not (yet) hear an appeal in a case challenging California’s unconstitutional and much-reviled foie gras ban. The case will now head back to U.S. District Court. Culinary leaders—from California chefs to French foie gras producers—are aghast. So is Reason food columnist Baylen Linnekin, who wrote and submitted… Read More »