Articles by Myles Kantor

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How Powerlifting Made Me a Better Libertarian

It's made me a better libertarian, says Myles Kantor.

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3/10/2007

Strauss in the Frontier

Misperception makes for strange bedfellows, says Myles Kantor.

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11/1/2005

Rasputins of the Mind: A Stroll Down Memory Lane, Courtesy of a Smear

Myles Kantor on the latest smear.

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3/22/2003

Sock Time or Patriotism?

That's terrible, says Myles Kantor.

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3/20/2003

Distorting Gods and Generals

Myles Kantor objects to a neocon critique.

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2/27/2003

Dissent in a Box, or Insularity as an Ally of Totalitarianism

Insularity is an ally of totalitarianism, says Myles Kantor.

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2/24/2003

A Spanish Lesson for America

Speak English.

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2/3/2003

A Cuban Southerner's Defense of the South: An Interview with Dr. Miguel A. Faria, Jr.

Myles Kantor interview Dr. Miguel Faria.

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1/4/2003

Anti-Imperialism, Judean Style

Myles Kantor on resistance to Roman hegemony.

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11/30/2002

George Will and the Lester Maddox Question

Statism vs. freedom.

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11/14/2002

Vive l'Article Onze!

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9/25/2002

Still a Thug after All These Years

Myles Kantor on 'The Sopranos.'

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9/20/2002

A Freedom Referendum in Miami

Myles Kantor on the property-rights referendum in Miami.

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9/3/2002

Amnesia and the War on Drugs

What our political keepers want us to forget.

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4/25/2002

September 11 and the Anti-Capitalistic Mentality: An Interview With Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr., for Frontpagemag.com

Myles Kantor interviews Lew Rockwell.

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3/12/2002

Kweisi Mfume's Moral Apartheid

Myles Kantor on the head of the NAACP.

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3/2/2002

An Unnecessary Horror

Midge Decter is dead wrong about Lincoln's invasion of the South, says Myles Kantor.

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12/3/2001

Owner Emptor

He calls on the consolidated State when people don't want to sell his sauce.

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9/1/2001

The Inverse and the Vicious

America, stop acting like Cuba, says Myles Kantor.

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8/24/2001

Don't Embrace the Beast

A misguided Confederate appeals to the EEOC.

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8/17/2001

Asa's Choice

Myles Kantor on "conservative" Asa Hutchinson.

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8/11/2001

Anti-Discrimination Laws or the Culture of Freedom?

They must be repealed, not expanded with so-called gay rights, says Myles Kantor.

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8/4/2001

Perilous Bromides

Freedom of thought is not the most important, says Myles Kantor.

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7/27/2001

The War on Drugs as a Marxist Jihad

Either we own our own bodies or we don't, says Myles Kantor.

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7/18/2001

Conservatism qua Conservatism

It tells the truth about drug prohibition, says Myles Kantor.

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7/11/2001

America's Untermenschen, or Independence Day Blues

Myles Kantor has the Independence Day blues.

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7/4/2001

The Commissar's in Town

The FCC attacks free speech.

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6/30/2001

Andrea Yates Must Die

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6/25/2001

True Tolerance, or a Morning among Indignant Southrons

A morning among indignant Southrons.

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6/22/2001

A Note on Unwitting Light-Bearers at the Times

Only by mistake, of course.

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6/15/2001

For a Constitutional Conservatism: An Open Letter to Roger Clegg

Myles Kantor's open letter to Roger Clegg.

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6/8/2001

A Tale of Two Temperaments

Myles Kantor will take the traditionalist over the do-gooder any day, for reasons of liberty.

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6/7/2001

Purging the Confederacy…and Liberty, Too

And liberty too.

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6/2/2001

For Pain, Pleasure, or Caprice: Original Property and The Totalitarian Entailments of Anti-Drug Laws

Myles Kantor on drug freedom, and our enemy the State.

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5/25/2001

A Hawk Isn't a Handsaw, or Misreading The Sopranos in the Garden State

Myles Kantor defends them.

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5/17/2001

Excommunicating the Almighty

The reign of coercive secularism on campus.

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5/11/2001

President Bush and the Gwailo Constitution

President Bush promises war on his own say-so.

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5/7/2001

How Do You Distort Us? Let Me Count the Ways: An Open Letter to Virginia Postrel

Let me count the ways. An open letter to Virginia Postrel from Myles Kantor.

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5/3/2001

The Ashcroft Factor Ascendant

It attacks federalism, and should be opposed, says Myles Kantor.

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5/1/2001

A Copperhead Abolitionist

Murray N. Rothbard opposed slavery and Lincoln's jihad. And there's no contradiction, says Myles Kantor.

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4/26/2001

Barry McCaffrey, Roundhead Ironist-Accomplice

Myles Kantor on the real nature of the drug war.

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4/21/2001

Made Men and Whores: The World of Predators

The world of predators on "The Sopranos."

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4/20/2001

A Deliberate Design

Myles Kantor on "The Sopranos."

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4/17/2001

A Right Turn? The Sopranos Redux

"The Sopranos" redux.

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4/13/2001

Forbidden Pride, or Dixie's Scalawag Penal Laws

Dixie's scalawag penal laws.

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4/12/2001

Everyday Savagery

Myles Kantor on The Sopranos.

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4/6/2001

Between Murray and Marx

Myles Kantor on Andrew Sullivan and the rapacious estate tax.

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4/4/2001

Discarding the Crown

A great movie, and a great lesson.

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3/27/2001

Small Blessings: An Addendum to the Tate Sentence

Myles Kantor on a rejected plea bargain.

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3/23/2001

James Madison's Ambivalent Architecture

Myles Kantor on a questionable framer.

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3/22/2001

The Inversion of Compassion

A huge 12-year-old boy beats a tiny 6-year-old girl to death. So all the sympathy is for him.

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3/17/2001

Robert Byrd's Finest Hours

I knew conservatives would attack Robert Byrd for opposing the totalitarian civil rights act of 1964, says Myles Kantor. But that's something we should praise him for.

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3/12/2001

Fascist Federalism at The New York Times

Myles Kantor can't believe his eyes.

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3/5/2001

Stop Being a Schmuck, Jonah

Jonah Goldberg, the minicon editor of National Review Online, boasts about not knowing Mises.

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2/26/2001

A Dowding Thomas

Myles Kantor on Maureen Dowd's New York Times smear of Clarence Thomas.

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2/23/2001

Sympathy for the Comrade

W.E.B. DuBois was a Red, says Myles Kantor. Let's never forget it, not even during Black History Month.

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2/19/2001

Garry Wills Gets One Right

The Constitution established legislative supremacy, not presidential imperialism.

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2/15/2001

Cornel West's Anti-Confederate Absurdities

Cornel West's recent stock in trade, besides promoting the evil be-bop, is falsehoods about the Confederacy.

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2/10/2001

Bonnie Blue or EU?

That's the choice before the people of Georgia. (The politicians have already made their choice, and it is the dark side, as usual.)

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2/2/2001

“Crimes” and Punishments

Myles Kantor on the still-dangerous remnants of the draft.

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1/31/2001

The Separation of Stanza and State

Myles Kantor on the inaugural-poem question.

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1/25/2001

No Great Conservative Hope

His enemies are monstrous, but Ashcroft is no where near as good as they say.

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1/19/2001

Candor for Dr. King

Let's tell the truth, says Myles Kantor.

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1/18/2001

Anti-Statism with a Smile: A Note to My Readers

We need to copy Rothbard in every sense, says Myles Kantor.

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1/13/2001

ENDA as Watershed

It may be a step too far even for the US State, Myles Kantor thinks.

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1/12/2001

The Senate Abolitionists

The nationalists are targeting more than the Electoral College, says Myles Kantor.

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1/3/2001

A New Year's Resolution for the Right

Let us act, says Myles Kantor, on that great Horatian imperative, "Nil desperandum." Never despair.

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12/28/2000

My Top Eleven for 2000

Myles Kantor recommends your Christmas reading.

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12/21/2000

Getting Right with Lincoln as a Libertarian

Lincoln was a monster. Stop defending him, says Myles Kantor.

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12/14/2000

An Anthem to Tyranny

The Contender is a statist movie even by Commywood standards.

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12/11/2000

Abolish the Electoral College (It's Not Federal Enough)

It's not federal enough, says Myles Kantor.

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12/4/2000

Suffrage Fetishism in the Sunshine State

In America, said Emma Goldman, voting is the opiate of the people.

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11/25/2000

A.R. Ammons's Austrian Aesthetic

Myles Kantor on a praxeological poet.

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11/22/2000

Illiteracy and Infantilism in the Homeland

Myles Kantor, a Floridian, looks at the vote.

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11/11/2000

Coker's Legacy and the Human Cost of Judicial Activism

Another crime of the Supreme Court.

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11/10/2000

Census Statism in Turkey

The State counts its cattle.

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11/4/2000

Happy Ninth, Justice Thomas

George I's greatest legacy. Article by Myles Kantor.

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10/24/2000

A Note on Al's Adherence Issues

Myles Kantor doesn't plan to vote for Bush, but he can't stand Gore.

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10/20/2000

Secretary Cheney, Don't Let George W. Bush Kill America's Youth

Please repudiate your chilling comment on war. Open letter from Myles Kantor.

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10/7/2000

Lincoln's Slavery Lacuna

The Great Emancipator was happy to promote slavery, if he was paid for it.

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9/28/2000

Give u2018Em Hell, Harry!

Clint Eastwood battles the socialist ADA.

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9/23/2000

Thurgood Marshall's Libertarian Moment

It didn't last very long.

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9/21/2000

The Killing of Alberto Sepulveda: An Open Letter to Barry McCaffrey

An open letter to head drug bureaucrat Barry McCaffrey from Myles Kantor.

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9/18/2000

Charles Kesler's Lincolnitis

No friend of liberty can admire the dictator.

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9/14/2000

Norman Podhoretz's Constitution Problem

He just doesn't understand federalism and states rights, says Myles Kantor.

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9/8/2000
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