Why the UK Should Have Invaded America in 1833

It was, of course, totally justified and absolutely necessary that the Northern U.S. states invaded the Southern U.S. states in 1861 in what is properly called the "U.S. Civil War". To think otherwise makes one a barbarian, a brute, or a neanderthal. Since I am none of those things, I accept whole heartedly the contention … Continue reading Why the UK Should Have Invaded America in 1833

Why I Support Singh’s Proposal to Cancel Student Debt

Contracts are one of the most important human institutions which contribute to our continued peaceful coexistence and to our flourishing. Saying that, how could I support National Democratic Party of Canada leader, Jagmeet Singh's, plan to cancel student debt? If students agreed to pay some amount of money at a future date, should they be … Continue reading Why I Support Singh’s Proposal to Cancel Student Debt

Those Damn Americans: Some Oddities From My Time at the Students for Liberty Retreat

Two weekends ago I went to the Students for Liberty Top Leadership Retreat in Twin Lake Michigan, just outside of Grand Rapids. It was a great trip and I was happy to connect in person with people whom I had spent a long time only knowing online. There were also great talks including a surprise … Continue reading Those Damn Americans: Some Oddities From My Time at the Students for Liberty Retreat

My Time at the Peterborough #NoMoreLockdowns Protest

"May Freedom Forever Fly" flag Through a busy seven days of writing term papers, grading undergraduate work, and writing blog posts, I had the fortune of attending the #NoMoreLockdowns protest at Confederation Square in Peterborough where I'm currently living (for at least the next four months). The protest began at noon on Saturday. It was … Continue reading My Time at the Peterborough #NoMoreLockdowns Protest

Legal Clarity and the Lawlessness of Ford’s Stay-At-Home Order

Two days ago the Ford government issued a stay-at-home order following a declaration of the second state of emergency since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. After some had claimed that there was "confusion" surrounding the new orders the Ford administration offered this FAQ. The FAQ attempts to define some of the confusing language within … Continue reading Legal Clarity and the Lawlessness of Ford’s Stay-At-Home Order