“Necessary” Regulations

This was originally posted on Live Oaks on October 4, 2010. Comments have not been migrated.

From what I can tell, Glenn Beck considers himself a libertarian. On Friday, he was explaining libertarianism to a caller. At one point, Beck said that libertarians don’t believe in government regulation. He then “corrected” himself and said that […]

Nullification: The Practical vs. the Moral

This was originally posted on Live Oaks on February 1, 2010. Comments have not been migrated.

Last Friday’s post on Glenn Beck drew some defense of his position on the grounds of nullification. I didn’t specifically address nullification in that post, but my comments certainly had implications on the issue. Since the individual defending nullification […]

Conservative Populism

This was originally posted on Live Oaks on January 29, 2010. Comments have not been migrated.

Glenn Beck can be both illuminating and infuriating. As an example of the latter, he recently made a statement on his radio show that the states have a right to institute universal health care, hand out free cars, etc. […]