Articles by Paul Hein

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A Friendly Get-Together

Mafia or governmental.

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5/4/2009

Judge Terrified of Citizen

Paul Hein on an interesting turnabout.

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3/28/2009

The Center Isn’t Holding

And that's good news, says Paul Hein.

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3/20/2009

The Root of All Evil

Paul Hein on fiat money.

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3/4/2009

Bailouts 101

Paul Hein sits in on a class.

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2/20/2009

Stimulus and the Lemonade Stand

Paul Hein on what he learned as a kid, that the Obamaites have forgotten.

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2/14/2009

Who ARE These People?

Paul Hein on US voters.

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1/22/2009

House Taxes Not Falling With House Prices

Paul Hein on first-page funnies.

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1/10/2009

A Badge of Dishonor

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12/23/2008

Housing Bubble?

Of course!

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12/19/2008

Why Not?

Come on, Buffett, step up to the plate, says Paul Hein.

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11/21/2008

Preemptive Suit?

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11/14/2008

The Bailout

Was it a coup?

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10/18/2008

We Have to Pay

But we don't have to vote, says Paul Hein.

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10/8/2008

Defense for Me, Not You

Paul Hein on the Middle East.

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9/22/2008

The Inevitable Consequence of the State

War.

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8/18/2008

Shut Up

Paul Hein on elections.

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8/7/2008

Look Under the Bed!

There's a G8 under there, says Paul Hein.

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7/12/2008

More of the Same, for a Change?

Paul Hein on lying pols.

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6/28/2008

Want Change?

Stay home on election day, says Paul Hein.

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6/19/2008

The Big Cs

Paul Hein on cops and crime.

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6/11/2008

Know the Enemy

Paul Hein on the state.

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5/31/2008

Rules and Fools

In church and state.

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4/17/2008

Democratic Government

It's an oxymoron, says Paul Hein.

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4/5/2008

An American Tragedy

Albeit non-fatal.

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3/28/2008

Don’t Be a Frog in Boiling Water

Paul Hein on the rotten sales tax.

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2/22/2008

NAIS? Oink!

Paul Hein on the animal surveillance state.

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2/13/2008

Meting Out Punishment

Paul Hein on the judiciary.

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1/22/2008

Whose Hole Is Looped

Paul Hein on the crimes of zoning.

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12/14/2007

To Protect and Serve

Sure.

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12/1/2007

The Platform

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11/21/2007

The Terrorist Threat

Paul Hein on taxes.

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11/10/2007

God Lives in the Details

And out of them, says Paul Hein.

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10/30/2007

Health Care Needed

For debilitated reasoning.

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8/25/2007

I Don’t Think

Therefore: am I?

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8/18/2007

Bricks and Stone – or Vinyl

Government regulation ignores the customer, as usual, says Paul Hein.

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8/11/2007

The Show-Me (Nothing) State

Paul Hein on the Missouri constitution.

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7/30/2007

The Counterfeiter

A less-damaging version of the central banker.

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6/27/2007

‘Protecting’ Your Property While Seizing It

Paul Hein on government.

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6/18/2007

Small Governments Are the Least Bad

But don't read the "laws" you are expected to obey, says Paul Hein.

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6/2/2007

Free Paris!

Hilton, that is.

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6/2/2007

Quid Pro Quo

Paul Hein on politics.

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5/26/2007

Closing, Closing Everywhere!

Paul Hein on old factories.

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5/18/2007

AMDG

Paul Hein on his Latin motto vs. the state's.

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5/10/2007

Cancer Witchcraft

Is today's treatment any better than 18th-century bloodletting? Article by Paul Hein, MD.

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5/1/2007

The Permanent Things

Paul Hein on his shifting view of them.

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4/24/2007

Scalped!

By the cops at World Series time.

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4/16/2007

Frying Pans to Fires

Paul Hein on war and the state.

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4/9/2007

Not a Penny’s Worth of Difference

Paul Hein on the two parties.

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3/31/2007

The Monetary Scam

Paul Hein on the government's MO.

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3/17/2007

You Look Familiar, But…

Paul Hein on the Mideast.

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3/3/2007

Zip the Lip

Paul Hein on the Scooter lesson.

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2/23/2007

The Blind Leading the Blind

On currency.

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2/17/2007

Some Unasked Questions

Paul Hein on the campaigns for political power.

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2/9/2007

Licensed To Live

Barely. Paul Hein on one small business.

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1/27/2007

At Last

The candidate you've been waiting for: me, says Paul Hein.

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1/20/2007

Remember That?

Paul Hein on the old days in church.

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1/12/2007

Laugh or Cry?

Paul Hein on the feds and the Constitution.

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1/8/2007

The Best Racket Around

Paul Hein on fiat money.

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12/30/2006

Politics Is Anti-Truth

It doesn't even matter in that corrupt arena, says Paul Hein.

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12/19/2006

Be Nice to Thy Neighbor?

That is not the injunction, says Paul Hein.

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12/14/2006

The Evil of Unity

Paul Hein on the "Amero."

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12/2/2006

The Mystical Body of Satan

Paul Hein on government.

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11/27/2006

Conservatism

Exactly what is it conserving?

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11/17/2006

Forget International Summits

A phone call will do, says Paul Hein.

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11/13/2006

Needed: a New Medical Breakthrough

And not an orthodox one either.

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11/3/2006

Questions I’d Like To Ask

Of candidates.

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10/26/2006

Automobile License Plates

And other government scams.

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10/11/2006

Hand Off China

Paul Hein on arrogant and ignorant senators.

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9/22/2006

Beware the Lettuce Terrorists!

Oh, brother, says Paul Hein.

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9/22/2006

Medical and Other ‘Truths’

Paul Hein on heart-bypass surgery, cholesterol, and much else.

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9/9/2006

Phenotypic Plasticity

Paul Hein on "global warming."

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8/25/2006

Bombs and Baloney

Paul Hein on the airline plot.

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8/12/2006

The ‘Common Good’

Paul Hein on the problems with that phrase.

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7/28/2006

Man of Steel

Not to me, says Paul Hein.

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7/8/2006

Sez Who?

Paul Hein on government regulation, self-regulation, and luggage.

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6/28/2006

The Band of AIDS Fighters

Paul Hein on Clinton and other people's money.

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6/9/2006

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry

Just don't overdo it, says Paul Hein.

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5/30/2006

The Idiocy of State Law

Paul Hein says, spit it out.

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5/13/2006

Hacking the National ID Card

There is hope, says Paul Hein.

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5/3/2006

Democracy

Ain't it wonderful?

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4/17/2006

Afghani Anachronism

A man who would die for a religious principle.

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3/27/2006

Attacking the Defenseless

Paul Hein on bullies, public and private.

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3/24/2006

The Education Myth

Paul Hein on the notion that more government schooling means more success.

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3/14/2006

What To Do?

Nothing, says Paul Hein.

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3/7/2006

Fibbing to the Dentist

Is it a crime? Will it be? Article by Paul Hein.

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2/23/2006

Bribery: the Alternative Fuel

Paul Hein on business and government.

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1/5/2006

Creationism By Any Other Name

Paul Hein on design.

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12/29/2005

Meeting of the Mindless

Paul Hein on the Medicare follies.

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12/22/2005

Law for Men

Or men for the laws? Article by Paul Hein.

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12/15/2005

How’s the Hot Water, Brother Frog?

Paul Hein on what they're doing to us.

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12/5/2005

Those Dangerous Chinese

How dare they sell us goods we want to buy at prices we want to pay?

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12/1/2005

The Emperor’s New Deficit

Paul Hein feels like the boy.

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11/15/2005

The Benefits of Old Fogeyism

Paul Hein on the Golden Years.

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11/8/2005

Dying To Die

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10/5/2005

Hooray for Catastrophes

Paul Hein on the government attitude.

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9/30/2005

On the Road to Empire

You're just a pothole.

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9/14/2005

Closing, Closing Everywhere

Paul Hein on the Ford plant, etc.

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8/29/2005

Doing Something

Paul Hein gets letters.

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8/19/2005

Now, Who’s the Huckster?

The wealthy televangelist or the government?

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8/9/2005

The World’s Most Powerful Women?

Hardly, says Paul Hein.

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8/2/2005

All Hail the Bully-in-Chief

That's the head politico.

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7/26/2005

Dry Those Eyes, Governors

Paul Hein on the feds' willing executioners.

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7/21/2005

Government Can’t Protect Us From Terrorism

Though it can tighten its grip on our lives.

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7/8/2005

It’s All Backwards

Paul Hein on the relationship between business and government.

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6/27/2005

The Fatal Flaw

Paul Hein on the rationale for politicians.

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5/20/2005

The Big Deal

Paul Hein on the federal ID.

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5/14/2005

There Is a Free Lunch

If you're the state, says Paul Hein.

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4/26/2005

Yes!

To God or government.

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4/18/2005

Where’s the Thermometer?

Paul Hein on global warming.

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4/7/2005

What’s Wrong With This Picture?

Paul Hein on welfare.

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3/30/2005

Bribes, Private and Public

One type is good, one bad. Guess.

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3/18/2005

Do As You’re Told!

Nope, says Paul Hein.

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3/7/2005

Apples vs. Oranges

It's the pc principle, says Paul Hein.

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3/1/2005

Don’t Argue With Fools

Even if they are running things.

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2/10/2005

Give No Quarter

Paul Hein on the California 25ยข.

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2/1/2005

Freedom or Else!

Paul Hein on government liberty.

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1/24/2005

If You Want To Make the Poor Richer

First make them freer. Article by Paul Hein.

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1/20/2005

Disasters: Natural and Un-Natural

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1/5/2005

Traffic Teaches

Paul Hein on virtual anarchy.

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12/31/2004

The Way It Is

Paul Hein on the corruption of government.

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12/21/2004

Is This 2004 CE?

Paul Hein on denying the obvious.

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12/11/2004

Parkinson’s

The law, not the disease. Article by Paul Hein.

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12/4/2004

The Sex of the Warriors

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12/2/2004

What’s Cooking in Spain

Not enough anarchism, says Paul Hein.

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11/24/2004

Circumlocution

Paul Hein on the inner nature of politics.

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11/16/2004

Take a Number

Paul Hein on the laughable thing called elections.

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11/3/2004

Government Can Too Do Something

Loot.

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10/29/2004

What Does Government Do Well?

Not maintain what it claims as its property, says Paul Hein.

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10/23/2004

Graven Images

Paul Hein on the worship of Safety and Security as provided by the state.

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10/20/2004

A Source of Wonder

Paul Hein on the persistence of government.

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10/12/2004

Seen a $200 Bill Lately?

Paul Hein on monopoly money.

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9/11/2004

USA! USA!

Paul Hein on confusions and delusions.

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9/3/2004

Don’t Help the Cops

Paul Hein explains.

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8/25/2004

Incompetence With a Vengeance

Paul Hein on government.

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8/19/2004

He Can’t Stand the Pressure Anymore

Paul Hein will run for president.

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8/12/2004

Your Right To Keep Your Mouth Shut

Paul Hein on the revolutionary first amendment.

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8/3/2004

King of All, I’m Surveyed

Paul Hein is polled.

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7/30/2004

Don’t Do It!

Vote, that is.

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7/20/2004

Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered

Paul Hein on state control of fertility.

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7/9/2004

Don’t Rock the Boat

The government boat.

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7/2/2004

The Tragic Kim Sun-il

He thought his government would protect him.

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6/25/2004

Who Has the Moral Authority?

Is it the preening state?

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6/19/2004

Amusing, in a Grim Sort of Way

Paul Hein on the government's excuse for oppression.

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6/14/2004

How To Leave

It's really pretty simple, says Paul Hein.

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6/7/2004

Transferring What?

Paul Hein on who's the boss.

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6/1/2004

Running It Up the Flagpole

Paul Hein on a new flag for the colony.

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5/19/2004

What’s Wrong With This War?

Paul Hein on mad combatants.

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5/11/2004

The New Money

Not so funny.

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5/5/2004

More Travel Thoughts

About the nature of government.

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4/30/2004

Having Fun With Bureaucrats

It is possible, says Paul Hein.

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4/5/2004

Wings Are for the Birds

Paul Hein on left, right, and conflicts that serve the state.

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3/1/2004

Lawyers, Judges, and Coercion

The justice system is slightly unsettling, says Paul Hein.

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2/21/2004

What’s Next?

Paul Hein on the new German brothel tax.

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2/14/2004

The National ID Scam

Paul Hein on the plans for us.

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2/7/2004

Who’s the Greater Ass?

The candidate, or the person who takes him seriously?

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1/29/2004

Why Does Anyone Pay Attention to Politics?

Paul Hein on the follies.

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1/23/2004

To Infinity and Beyond!

Paul Hein on economic lunacy.

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1/19/2004

A Paradigm for the New Order

Paul Hein on air travel.

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1/13/2004

A Dangerous Combination

Paul Hein on arrogance, ignorance, and the state.

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1/1/2004

Libyan Missiles Hitting St. Louis?

Paul Hein worries no longer.

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12/23/2003

Just Die, Already

Saddam's ex-employers want him dead.

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12/20/2003

A Fly-By-Night President

And his hugely expensive tax-paid campaign trip.

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11/29/2003

I Never Signed the Social Contract

Got that, Medicare?

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11/21/2003

The Persistence of Myth

Legal myth.

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11/15/2003

Government at Its Best

And its best is none too good.

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11/8/2003

The Secret of Health

Stay away from the doctor, says Paul Hein, MD.

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11/1/2003

Is There a Ford in Our Future?

Paul Hein on St. Louis bloodsuckers.

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10/25/2003

Gunning for Missourians

Paul Hein on concealed carry.

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10/18/2003

Really Bad Stuff on Screen

Smoking.

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10/4/2003

Smoke-Free Totalitarianism

Paul Hein on the destruction of rights.

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9/29/2003

Mars and Bigfoot

Paul Hein on human credulity.

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9/19/2003

The Cost of Money

$87 billion, that is. Article by Paul Hein.

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9/15/2003

He Dreams of Jeanie

Paul Hein on his "senator."

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9/6/2003

The Truth About Addiction

It mostly isn't.

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9/1/2003

Buffetted by Taxes

Paul Hein on the awful Warren.

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8/25/2003

Bring on the Clowns

Paul Hein is enjoying the California recall.

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8/16/2003

Government: An Atavism

Why do Americans worship this false god?

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8/9/2003

If Someone Hands You a Lemon

Get a government permit. Article by Paul Hein.

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8/4/2003

The Hottest Places in Hell

Paul Hein on politicians and Beelzebub.

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7/25/2003

The Fix Is In

Paul Hein on what to do about it.

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7/19/2003

Possessiveness

Paul Hein on the virtue of selfishness.

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7/14/2003

Continuity of Government

The feds care only about themselves, which matches our not caring about them, says Paul Hein.

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7/5/2003

Federal Notions of Privacy

Yes to sex and abortion, no to your family's financial or business affairs.

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6/28/2003

Slavery, Everyone?

Paul Hein on the proposed servile monument on the mall.

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6/21/2003

Never Bring a Lawsuit

When the other party owns the court.

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6/14/2003

The Ignored Amendment

Paul Hein on some alarming juris-imprudence.

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6/7/2003

A Garrett in a Cave

Paul Hein reconsiders Old-Right eccentricity.

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5/31/2003

Discrimination Makes Perfect Sense

Except to the state, of course, says Paul Hein.

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5/24/2003

Thanks, Feds

Paul Hein on privacy.

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5/16/2003

The State and Its Justice

Paul Hein on the real nature of government.

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5/5/2003

It Has Happened Here

Paul Hein on fascism.

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4/17/2003

Whose Truth?

Paul Hein on the state's eternal double standard.

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4/10/2003

I Support the War

Paul Hein is no peacenik.

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3/31/2003

Resisting an Armed Invasion

It is as natural as breathing, says Paul Hein, and not to be demonized.

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3/24/2003

NoFly Takes Off

Paul Hein on an airline for today.

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3/14/2003

Gimme Reparations

Paul Hein says he wants in on the action.

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3/10/2003

Some Deaths Are More Important

The state's own, says Paul Hein.

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2/3/2003

Government, Pay for Your Own Roads

When they're private, we'll pay for them, says Paul Hein.

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8/10/2002

Up, Up, and Away

Paul Hein on our thieving Congressmen.

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7/27/2002

Keynes Was Right

Paul Hein on The Economic Consequences of the Peace.

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7/22/2002

Wrecking Businesses

Especially if they

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7/15/2002

Coffee Communism

Paul Hein on the latest developments in Berkeley.

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7/9/2002

One Nation, Under Government

The 9th circuit court is all wrong, and so is the pledge. Article by Paul Hein.

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7/5/2002

Let the Seller Beware

Paul Hein on the non-crime of insider trading.

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6/28/2002

Don’t Evade the Highwayman

Paul Hein, MD, on art and the sales tax.

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6/26/2002