Letters to the Editor
Presided over by Mr. Ed.
Letters from Jay P Hailey and Derek Benner:
Mr. Ed's Stable
by Dan Weiner
Well, boys and girls, etc., I am back in Houston now.
Unfortunately, the laptop I took with me to Albuquerque wouldn't go on-line,
so there was no Issue 228 for a week, until our esteemed webmaster decided
to produce a quickie for last Sunday....
Why I'm a Libertarian
by William Stone, III
Despite his philosophical failings, the campaign slogan of 1996 and
2000 Libertarian Presidential Candidate Harry Browne's was totally
correct: Government doesn't work.
by Chris Claypoole
There is a fable about how Man domesticated the Horse.
Both Man and Horse were being preyed upon by a large Lion. Neither
could prevent the Lion from taking and killing what he wanted. So the
Man proposed that the Horse allow himself to be saddled and bridled for
the Man to ride, allowing them to work as a team and hunt down the
Lion. The Horse agreed, and the partnership was successful. As they
stood over the rapidly cooling body of the Lion, the Horse said,
"Wonderful! We're free of the Lion! Now, please dismount and take these
uncomfortable leather things off of me." To which the Man replied,
Family Law and Foreign Policy
by Wendy McElroy
American-born Sarah Saga and her two Saudi-born
children spent last week in the sanctuary of the U.S Consulate in
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. So far the White House has not responded to
swelling calls to "Free Sarah!" by a military rescue, if necessary.
There are good reasons for the official silence. One of them: American
foreign policy should not be flexed in what ultimately might be
revealed to be a child custody dispute.
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