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George Carlin on the Environment and Environmentalists

Green Jihad

This is worth another look and is a humorous way to view the issues covered by Earth Day as well as this website. Comedian George Carlin (1937 – 2008) gives a hilarious look at the environment and environmentalists during a comedy special he did. Carlin told the truth that the Earth has been through a lot worse than man’s influence.

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Against Guilt by Historical Association: A Note on MacLean’s “Democracy in Chains”

Notes On Liberty

It’s this summer’s hottest pastime for libertarian-leaning academics: finding examples of bad scholarship in Nancy MacLean’s new book Democracy in Chains. For those out of the loop, MacLean, a history professor at Duke University, argues in her book that Nobel-prize winning public choice economist James Buchanan is part of some Koch-funded vast right-libertarian conspiracy to destroy democracy as inspired by southern racist agrarians and confederates like John Calhoun. This glowing review from NPR should give you a taste of her argument, which often has the air of a bizarre conspiracy theory. Unfortunately, to make these arguments she’s had to cut some huge corners in her federally-funded research. Here’s a round-up of her dishonesty:

  • David Bernstein points out how MacLean’s own sources contradict her claims that libertarian Frank Chodorov disagreed with the ruling in Brown v. Board.
  • Russ Roberts reveals how out-of-context Tyler Cowen was taken by MacLean, misquoting him…

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