Articles by Jeffrey Tucker

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What Your Credit Rating Says About You

Jeff Tucker on a great free-market tool.

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10/28/2011

Barefoot-Shoe Heaven

Jeff Tucker on the sole of a runner.

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9/6/2011

We’re Just Apes to the State

Jeff Tucker on Planet of the Tax Slaves.

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8/19/2011

Does the US Have a Volunteer Army?

Of course not.

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8/5/2011

The Blessings of Capitalism

Jeff Tucker on the miracles of the market.

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7/27/2011

The Government Hates Your Private Automobile

Jeff Tucker on the eternal enemy of human progress.

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7/4/2011

All Hail McDonald’s

Jeff Tucker on the paradigm of capitalist progress.

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6/28/2011

Disgusting Protectionism

Denying us the best and cheapest catfish in the world, and US victims a chance to earn a living.

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6/7/2011

Do You Hate the State?

And do you love commerce? Jeff Tucker on the two marks of a real libertarian.

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6/3/2011

Will You Choose Peace or Violence?

Jeff Tucker on anti-capitalist Catholics.

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5/21/2011

Finally, an Algorean Utopia

Haiti.

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5/12/2011

The Government Is Dirty

And it makes us dirty too, says Jeff Tucker. Literally.

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5/6/2011

3 More Attacks on Civilization

Jeff Tucker on prohibition of phosphate detergent, incandescent light bulbs, and lye drain-cleaners.

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4/20/2011

A Libertarian Allegory

Jeff Tucker on Rebecca Black’s "Friday."

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4/8/2011

No One Can Make Homemade Ice Cream

We need the division of labor.

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4/4/2011

Libertarian Utopia

Jeff Tucker on the Jetsons.

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3/29/2011

Bless the State for Self-Defrosting Fridges

Or so claims the commander-in-cheek.

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2/11/2011

Ripping the Disguise Off Government

Tom Woods does it in Rollback, says Jeff Tucker.

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2/3/2011

Why American Kids Do So Poorly

Jeff Tucker on Tiger Moms vs. the central planning of public schools.

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1/28/2011

Capitalism and Charity

Jeff Tucker on the web's new culture of giving.

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12/31/2010

So Long, Starbucks

Individualism comes to coffee making.

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12/6/2010

Imagine: a Pro-Capitalist Movie From Hollywood

Jeff Tucker on the amazing Social Network.

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10/28/2010

Criminal Injustice

Jeff Tucker on the government criminal justice system.

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10/13/2010

Bedbugs of the State

Jeff Tucker on the decivilizing effects of government.

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9/24/2010

Catholics Don’t Get Economics

Yet the founders of the science were priests and even saints. Wha' happened?

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8/26/2010

Our Miracle of Pentecost

Jeff Tucker on falling language barriers, thanks to the internet.

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7/16/2010

Repeal the Drinking Age

Jeff Tucker on the evil of any sort of prohibitionism.

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7/8/2010

Want a Successful Life?

Work for free, says Jeff Tucker.

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7/2/2010

Work for Free

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7/2/2010

Hooray for Falling Real Estate Prices

Jeff Tucker on Pittsburgh and our economic future.

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7/1/2010

Bother the Ghost of FDR

Cook with lard, says Jeff Tucker. It's far better than "shortening."

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5/20/2010

The Dirty Litter of Politics

Jeff Tucker on what democracy inflicts on his neighborhood.

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5/7/2010

My $4,000 Sneeze

Jeff Tucker becomes part of the health-care crisis.

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2/6/2010

Literary Libertarian

Jeff Tucker on Mark Twain.

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2/1/2010

Your Government Toilet

Jeff Tucker on the green-state ceramic disaster.

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1/6/2010

The Open Source University

That is the future of learning, not dusty lecture halls and grasping academics.

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11/18/2009

The Microcredit Scam

Did the boomsters really believe that debt was the road to prosperity for the poor, and give bankster Mohammed Yunus the Nobel "Peace" Prize?

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10/14/2009

Free the Sudafed 25!

Jeff Tucker on the latest crimes of the drug war.

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10/9/2009

I Wake Up Screaming

Jeff Tucker on what to watch during the crisis.

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9/23/2009

Socialist Garbage

Jeff Tucker on municipal trash collection.

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9/15/2009

The Music of Tech Support

Jeff Tucker on how to tell what's right.

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8/10/2009

Thrill, Risk, Struggle

Jeff Tucker on that classic capitalist flick, Wall Street.

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7/21/2009

The Stop Sign vs. Freedom

Jeff Tucker on the real nature of government.

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7/15/2009

Should the Church Wave the Flag?

No, and there shouldn't be one on a pole either.

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7/4/2009

Free Bernie Madoff

And all other prisoners not guilty of violent crimes.

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7/3/2009

America’s Money Machine

Jeff Tucker on Elgin Groseclose's great anti-Fed work.

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6/10/2009

A Model of How To Proceed Against Tyranny

Jeff Tucker on Ludwig von Mises's Memoirs.

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6/8/2009

Want To See the State as It Does Not Want To Be Seen?

Jeff Tucker on what to read first.

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5/27/2009

If a Total Stranger Calls You Out of the Blue

Should you give away your intellectual property? Of course, says Jeff Tucker.

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5/22/2009

A New Libertarian Classic

And it's by our own Butler Shaffer.

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5/21/2009

Avoid the State, Seek No Popularity

Jeff Tucker on F.A. Hayek's sermon to economics students.

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5/19/2009

Reds!

A great movie, and an important lesson.

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5/15/2009

Capitalism Caf

Jeff Tucker on great, cheap lattes at McDonald's.

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5/12/2009

Introducing Revisionism

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5/2/2009

Never Trust a Commie

Or a conservative. Jeff Tucker goes to the movies.

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4/24/2009

No More Socialist Roads

Jeff Tucker on Walter Block's extraordinary new book.

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4/16/2009

The 100-Year Sentence

Scholars, writers: refuse to jail your child!

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3/27/2009

Crimes vs. Vices

Jeff Tucker on the state and "intellectual property."

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3/19/2009

Libertarians Defend Greenspan and the Fed

While the Mises Institute is anti-Fed headquarters.

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3/11/2009

The Sartorial Silver Lining in the Depression

They don't call it a correction for nothing.

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3/10/2009

The Essential von Mises

Jeff Tucker on reading what Rothbard had to say.

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3/6/2009

The Monk Who Saved Music

Jeff Tucker on Guido the Great.

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3/4/2009

Hayek

Jeff Tucker on the man of the hour.

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2/19/2009

Leonard Read, Open-Source Hero

Jeff Tucker on the libertarian giant vs. copyright.

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2/14/2009

Another ‘Market Failure’ Argument

Jeff Tucker on IP.

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2/12/2009

Simony and Copyright

Jeff Tucker on a Catholic oddity.

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2/11/2009

Guerrilla Teaching

Jeff Tucker on live-blogging.

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2/10/2009

The Mercantilism of Our Time

Jeff Tucker on the patent-copyright regime.

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2/9/2009

Patents Kill…Literally

Jeff Tucker on Big Pharma, the FDA, and IP.

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2/6/2009

The Glorious Inventor Hoax

Jeff Tucker on the truth about the Wright Brothers, Marconi, and other wrongdoers.

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2/5/2009

Fallacy Run Amok

Jeff Tucker on the state's "intellectual property" vs. market competition.

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2/4/2009

Property and Competition

Back to basics.

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2/3/2009

The Book and Music Killer

Jeff Tucker on copyright.

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2/2/2009

The Power Elite Is All Wet

Keynesian is not good for you.

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1/31/2009

The Evil of Patents

Seen and unseen.

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1/30/2009

Property in Ideas

Does innovation require it?

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1/27/2009

Does Monopoly Create Wealth?

Jeff Tucker on intellectual "property."

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1/26/2009

Monopoly Kills Creativity

Jeff Tucker on the new frontier in "IP."

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1/24/2009

Generosity or Resentment

What's your attitude towards "IP"?

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1/23/2009

Beware of Copyright

An urgent message to authors, from Jeff Tucker.

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1/22/2009

Government Monopolies Undo Civilization

Especially patents and copyrights.

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1/19/2009

Nixon!

Jeff Tucker on Oliver Stone's revisionist classic, and the truths it tells about American politics.

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1/14/2009

That Quiz!

Jeff Tucker on the wonderful Mises Institute economics test.

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12/29/2008

War on Christmas?

Don't be silly (thanks to capitalism).

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12/24/2008

The Genius of Carabini

Jeff Tucker on Inclined to Liberty.

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12/16/2008

The Piano Industry Bailout

Thank goodness there wasn't one.

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12/10/2008

Great Sound-Money Books Available Again

Jeffrey Tucker on sources of liberty.

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12/9/2008

Von Hayek in 1975

You must hear this, says Jeff Tucker.

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11/28/2008

Business Cycles, Not Our Fault

Jeff Tucker on who's to blame, and why.

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11/21/2008

To See Through Federal Lies and Scams

Protect yourself with economics, from wonderful writers.

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11/14/2008

Learn To Link, or Die

You have no excuse left, says Jeff Tucker.

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11/11/2008

A Man’s Biggest Fear

Jeff Tucker on the worst humiliation.

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11/8/2008

A Short History of Mises Institute Publishing

Jeff Tucker on becoming the biggest libertarian and Austrian economics publisher.

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11/7/2008

International Trade: Benefactor of Mankind

Jeff Tucker on A Splendid Exchange: How Trade Shaped the World, by William Bernstein.

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10/13/2008

Hooray for the Crash

Jeff Tucker on the market pulling down the mighty from their seats.

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9/16/2008

Suburban Traffic Tickets

Jeff Tucker on yet another instrument of state oppression.

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9/10/2008

Good Money

Jeff Tucker on finding truth in the coin shop.

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8/16/2008

Regular Folks Who Hate War

Jeff Tucker on Ain't My America, by Bill Kauffman.

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8/13/2008

Life-Lessons From Your Lawnmower

In the market, and in what not to do for your neighbor.

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7/30/2008

The Dark Knight

Jeff Tucker on a libertarian and moral classic.

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7/23/2008

A Prophet in His Time and Ours

Jeffrey Tucker on Insatiable Government, essays of Garet Garrett, edited by Bruce Ramsey.

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7/4/2008

The Underground Economy

Hurrah!

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7/2/2008

Good Kids, Bad Kids, and the State

Jeffrey Tucker on how government makes everything worse.

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6/25/2008

‘Iron Man’

And the merchants of death. Article by Jeffrey Tucker.

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5/7/2008

The Coolest Christian Movie Ever

Jeffrey Tucker on I Am Legend.

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4/1/2008

Horton the Individualist

Jeffrey Tucker on a refutation of mob rule, for children and all of us.

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3/25/2008

Caught in His Own Reign of Terror

Jeffrey A. Tucker on Eliot Spitzer.

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3/13/2008

How To Swallow a Pill

It's a snap, says Jeffrey Tucker.

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1/4/2008

The Truth About Music Lessons

The hard truth.

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12/27/2007

Government Justice

Jeffrey Tucker on that cold, cruel, arbitrary monster, the state court.

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12/15/2007

POP-Mail Is Antique

Abandon it, all ye who enter the 21st century.

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12/6/2007

Do People Secretly Think You’re a Pig?

Jeffrey Tucker on table manners.

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12/1/2007

What Beowulf Can Teach Us About Rulers

Jeffrey Tucker on the poem and the movie.

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11/24/2007

Red in Tooth and Claw

And branch and bramble. Jeffrey Tucker on nature.

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11/23/2007

The Shame, the Shame

Jeffrey Tucker tries to deal with his failure to smoke or at least chew tobacco.

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11/1/2007

Hero Novelist of the Old Right

Jeffrey Tucker on Garet Garrett.

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10/26/2007

The Christian View of War

There is only one hope for peace, says Jeffrey Tucker.

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9/26/2007

Dad

Jeffrey Tucker on his father, and all fathers.

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9/19/2007

A Political Theory of Geeks and Wonks

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8/29/2007

The Miser’s Miser

Yet the free market made her serve society.

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8/23/2007

X-Treme Freedom

Jeffrey Tucker on classics of libertarianism and Austrian economics.

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8/16/2007

Getting Fired Is Good for You

If you handle it as you should, says Jeffrey Tucker.

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7/31/2007

A Market for Criminal Skills

Swords into ploughshares!

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6/27/2007

X-treme Meat

Jeffrey Tucker on cooking it.

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3/16/2007

Patriots Have Stuffy Noses

Jeffrey Tucker on Sudafed prohibition.

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12/14/2006

The Great Drain Debacle

Jeffrey A. Tucker vs. the garbage disposal.

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9/26/2006

What To Do When Your Computer Bogs Down

Six simple, indispensable steps from Jeffrey Tucker.

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9/19/2006

A Reflection on the Permanent Things

Jeffrey Tucker on an eternal verity that binds the generations: Cap'n Crunch.

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8/23/2006

Tortillas!

Jeffrey Tucker on the promise, and the tragedy.

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7/20/2006

Suffering, Thy Name Is FM Radio

Jeffrey Tucker on the dial of dreadful.

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7/19/2006

The Web’s Red Light District

Jeffrey Tucker on protecting your children from it.

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6/12/2006

Email Is Good for Kids

And so is the web.

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6/7/2006

It’s a Broadband Life

In the middle class, says Jeffrey A. Tucker.

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6/3/2006

Crush the Sprinkler Guild

Jeffrey A. Tucker defends oppressed lawn-owners.

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5/9/2006

The Olive Bar, the State, and Rule Ambiguity

Jeffrey Tucker at the supermarket.

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5/3/2006

The Shaving Cream Racket

Jeffrey Tucker on paying to harm your skin.

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4/22/2006

Dr. Jeykll and Mr. Government

Jeffrey Tucker on the real meaning of the Robert Louis Stevenson masterpiece.

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2/9/2006

The Best CDs in the World

Jeffrey Tucker's top 10.

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12/21/2005

I Believe in Ghosts

And other effects of Christianity. Article by Jeffrey Tucker.

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12/15/2005

The Back-up Solution!

No more disasters (at least of the hard-disk sort).

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11/30/2005

Pound for Pound

Jeffrey A. Tucker on an ancient glory of the oven.

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9/28/2005

Rube Goldberg: He Did Exist

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8/31/2005

What Men Want

Really want.

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8/10/2005

Snake Oil as a Pedagogical Tool

Serialism sometimes makes sense, says Jeffrey A. Tucker.

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8/1/2005

Ten People I Would Like To Meet

From all of history, five men and five women.

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8/1/2005

The Morning Drinker’s Liberation Movement

Here's mud in your eye!

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7/16/2005

Crusading for God

A bad idea in the 11th century, and the 21st.

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6/1/2005

How To Rescue Your Computer

For free, from almost certain destruction.

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5/24/2005

The Genius of Rube Goldberg

Jeffrey Tucker on a highly creative libertarian.

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4/28/2005

A Lesson in Mortality

Jeffrey A. Tucker on the death of pets.

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1/19/2005

Learn More, Work Less

Jeffrey Tucker on the quiet RSS revolution.

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12/31/2004

A Spectacular Work of History

Jeffrey Tucker on the new, truth-telling American history book by Thomas E. Woods, Jr.

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12/4/2004

The Pathology of Texocentrism

And the glory too. Jeffrey Tucker on Bushlandia.

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11/30/2004

The Economics of Trick ‘r Treat

Jeffrey Tucker on kids and candy.

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11/2/2004

Violent, Bloodthirsty, and Stupid

Jeffrey Tucker on American conservatism.

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8/21/2004

Spiderman: Misesian or Marxist?

Jeffrey Tucker on a class act.

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7/20/2004

The Umbrella: A New Era

Jeffrey A. Tucker on a new era.

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4/27/2004

You’re in Hot Water

If you've arranged your domestic life properly.

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2/20/2004

Stupid Vogue

Jeffrey Tucker on the FOXian conservative movement.

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1/6/2004

Jeff Tucker’s Home School Lesson

What he learned when he taught for a day.

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11/15/2003

The Spam Problem Solved!

Arrest it, says Jeffrey Tucker.

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8/21/2003

Thanks for the Tax Cut!

Sort of.

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7/29/2003

Dress Like a Man

All you need to know, from Jeffrey Tucker.

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7/16/2003

The Gay Adoption Conundrum

As usual, the answer is freedom.

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7/8/2003

Better Fathers Than Veterans

Jeffrey Tucker on holidays.

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6/14/2003

Understanding the Fraud of the State

The movie Catch Me If You Can is a help, says Jeffrey Tucker.

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5/28/2003

Down With Human Suffering

Capitalism can help, says Jeffrey Tucker.

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5/24/2003

The Key to a Happy Life

The electric fan, of course.

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4/17/2003

Shoot or Be Shot

Jeffrey Tucker on the myth of the volunteer military.

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3/29/2003

The Conscience of a Militarist

It's missing in action.

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3/26/2003

Buckley, Limbaugh, Trotsky, Bush

Jeffrey Tucker on conservatism.

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3/4/2003

Bush the Infallible

War he ordaineth. Jeffrey Tucker on the religious mind of the president.

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2/14/2003

Rule By the Ridiculous

Thanks, David Frum, for telling us the truth about Bush and the state.

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1/17/2003

The Op-Ed Racket

A peek into media trickery.

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12/9/2002

Texas Ignores the Hegemon

That's not all bad, says Jeff Tucker.

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12/7/2002

The Work of Human Hands

Jeffrey Tucker on the one indispensable food.

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10/9/2002

The Propaganda Is Failing

Jeffrey Tucker on the state's lying for war, and why this time, it may not work.

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10/2/2002

Forgotten Man of the Old Right

Jeffrey Tucker gets him right.

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8/22/2002

Don’t Eat the Rich

Again.

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8/15/2002

Hooray, the Bust Is Back

Jeffrey Tucker says, Joy to the World! The stock market is crashing again.

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8/3/2002

I Love the Bust

Jeffrey Tucker on the silver lining to Black 2002.

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7/24/2002

Star Wars, Their Wars

Neocons are partisans of the dark side.

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5/23/2002

Lounge Lizards, Weak Wastrels, and Forgetters

Jeffrey Tucker on how not to be one.

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5/17/2002

Turncoats and Airheads

The real story of the DC conservative movement as seen in David Brock's latest book.

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5/3/2002

Buchanan and Market

Pat's new book has virtues, but its economics is not one of them.

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3/23/2002

Lindh of Arabia

Jeffrey Tucker on the glamor of strangeness.

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2/14/2002

It’s a Jetsons World

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1/11/2002

Three Cheers for ‘Petty’ Concerns

Jeffrey Tucker on why fast-food sandwiches and teeth-whitening strips are the real milestones of history.

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11/16/2001

They’re Not Called Turkeys for Nothing

Jeffrey Tucker on fashions in Thanksgiving eating, as related to the business cycle.

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10/25/2001

Make Me Pay, Please

Jeff Tucker's plea to Microsoft and Yahoo.

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8/1/2001

Time and Justice

Jeffrey Tucker on the heroic new movie "Memento" – and objective reality and an objective ethic, which exist whether men choose to recognize them or not.

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6/20/2001

Tucker’s 12-Hour Flu Cure

Jeff's successful self-treatment.

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6/5/2001

The Love That Never Shuts Up

The gay movement hates liberty, says Jeffrey Tucker.

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1/23/2001

The States Rights Question

The Left thinks it's hit a rhetorical homerun on federal courts vs. state courts. Nope, says Jeff Tucker.

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12/12/2000

Jimmy Carter Excommunicates Himself

Hurrah for the Southern Baptists for standing up to feminization, and Carterization.

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10/24/2000

Letter From New England

Jeff Tucker was trapped in the North with no email, thanks to the rotten Yankee unions.

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8/22/2000

Spooks and Speech Controls

Jeff Tucker on Phillip Roth's hot send-up of the academy, The Human Stain.

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6/7/2000

Roll Over, Palestrina

They're rockin' in Rome.

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5/6/2000

The Bishop Gets Down

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5/6/2000

Government Failure of the Year

The Columbine massacre was incubated in the government's public schools, says Jeffrey Tucker.

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12/22/1999

The Umbrella: A New Era

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9/1/1999

The Freemen

A Montana group targeted by the feds because they imitated Alan Greenspan.

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The Ten Best-Read Articles on LRC for April 2006

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Who Are The Freemen?

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