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"How To Argue With a Liberal...and Win!" Discussion Question (L25)

“If the state is strong enough to do something good for you, it can also do something bad to you.”

As true as this is, it is hard for some to understand why, or even how the government would do something bad to the people who so naively trust it. 171 more words

Government 1A

Senate President Franklin Drilon Catches Plunder Case For Overpriced Project

The unfinished Iloilo Convention Center (ICC) is the perhaps the next-biggest, allegedly-overpriced local government project following Makati City Building Hall 2. Graft and plunder cases were filed against a number government officials on October 29. 312 more words


Throwback Thursday: Trick Or Treat!

So this one from last Halloween, believe it or not, started out as the very first Pirate Mike strip! It was supposed to be Mike charging in and laying waste to a department store as his son and daughter look on, but, for some reason (I can’t remember why), I didn’t use it. 63 more words

Pirate Mike

The Morality of Work and Wealth (L25)

The morality of work and wealth is much simpler than it seems when first considered. Although there are many specific jobs that can be argued either moral or immoral by different people, I like to think I take a pretty basic, and arguably ‘fair’ stance on the subject.  282 more words

Personal Finance

Bastiat's Concept of the Politics of Plunder (L20)

One of the most famous lines of Bastiat’s Government is “government is the great fiction through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else,” and I think it perfectly embodies his concept of plunder. 89 more words

Government 1A