Anything Peaceful He Beat the IRS in Court, But They Still Won't Make Him Whole
The law requires the government compensate innocent victims of asset forfeiture, but the IRS refuse to obeyGeorge C. Leef Jul 30, 2015
The government wastes more money each second than it would cost to compensate this asset forfeiture victim, but they're fighting it tooth and nail.
Anything Peaceful Handcuffed and Helpless
There’s a naive idea floating around that an innocent person should never be afraid of copsT.K. Coleman Jul 24, 2015
I'm not angry at every cop, but I am concerned about the common belief that you must have done something wrong if you were abused by police.
Anything Peaceful Is "Liberty" a Meaningless Idea? Justice Alito Thinks So.
The courts' worst decisions have come from neglecting liberty, not embracing itEvan Bernick Jul 23, 2015
People disagree about what "liberty" means. Should judges overrule legislatures on the question?
Anything Peaceful Adam Smith Proved Ideas Matter
Smith, more than anyone else, laid the intellectual foundations of free trade and free marketsLawrence W. Reed Jul 20, 2015
Adam Smith proved that ideas can change the world, and we are all immeasurably better off because of the ideas he shattered and the ones he set in motion.
Anything Peaceful Watch the IRS Rob and Extort a Convenience Store Owner
Government bullies rob and extort a man who did nothing wrongAnything Peaceful Jul 17, 2015
Watch this blood-boiling encounter between government thugs and an innocent shop owner.
Anything Peaceful By the Numbers: Does Immigration Cause Crime?
The preponderance of research shows no effectAlex Nowrasteh Jul 15, 2015
In general, immigrants are less criminal than natives, and they have little impact on crime rates.
Anything Peaceful New York Agrees to Pay $5.9 million to Settle Case of Eric Garner
Qualified immunity means police aren't held liable for violating citizens's rightsDaniel Bier Jul 14, 2015
Guess who pays, and who doesn't?
Anything Peaceful What the French Revolution Means for Liberty
Happy Bastille Day!David Boaz Jul 14, 2015
"The Bastille was the outward visible sign of lawless power."
Anything Peaceful Did Oregon Gag the Anti-Gay Marriage Bakers?
It's not a gag order, but it is a threat to free political speechWalter Olson Jul 9, 2015
When is disagreeing with a court decision an illegal "threat" of future discrimination?
Anything Peaceful Does “I, Pencil” Need a Pro-Government Update?
Two authors try to play up government's role in pencil-makingGeorge C. Leef Jul 6, 2015
I, Pencil showed the brilliance of market cooperation; does it need an update to show government's role?