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Fighting Terrorism: Europe vs. Texas

There are no simple answers to Islamist terrorism, particularly when individual nutjobs are determined to kill a  bunch of innocent people. But I know that some answers to the problem are wrong. So when politicians like Hillary Clinton say we should have more gun control, I side with police chiefs who recognize that an armed […]

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Brexit Laughs for the European Humor Collection

I realize that there are important issues to analyze, but it’s utterly depressing to focus on Trump’s protectionist agenda or Hillary’s redistribution agenda. So let’s escape the dismal reality of American politics and enjoy some laughs about Britain’s glorious decision to escape the sinking ship of the European Union. We’ll start with a parody video […]

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More Libertarian Humor

It’s difficult to be a libertarian. Politicians and bureaucrats do so many foolish things that you can spending your entire day being outraged. But that’s probably not healthy, so it’s good to keep things in perspective with some political humor. Even if libertarians are the ones being mocked, and that’s the case for my most-viewed […]

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Playboy’s Amusing – and Accurate – Assessment of Republicans, Democrats, and Libertarians

I will always have fond feelings for Playboy, though not for the stereotypical reason. My appreciation for the magazine is largely based on the fact that I got a very nice honorarium from the German version back in the 1990s for writing an assessment of Bill Clinton’s likely approach to economic policy (confession: he turned […]

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Libertarian Humor for a Dismal Topic

I’m a bleeding heart libertarian in that I get most upset about statist policies that make life harder for disadvantaged people so that folks with more money can get undeserved goodies. For instance, I despise anti-school choice leftists because they value political support from teacher unions more than they value opportunity for poor kids. And […]

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Trump, Sanders, and Political Humor

After yesterday’s ponderous and detailed discussion of tax compliance, it’s time for some levity. So let’s have some fun with Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump. And we’ll start with the crazy Senator from Vermont. I’m surprised that I haven’t seen more Sanders-specific humor. I’m probably missing some examples, but a quick look through my archives […]

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