The Fever Swamp


Yes, Cuba May Be Better than War-Ravaged South Sudan

From the BBC’s Cuban propaganda division, Raul Castro sector: “Can the ‘Cuban-Jubans’ rebuild South Sudan?“

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The Nut Doesn’t Fall Far from the Tree

traMarcus Epstein & The Racism of Sam Francis Make up your own mind about this young man, Marcus Epstein, and his revealed preferences. (You can search for his name on…

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Just How Many Swiss Ships Are There?

Some, it seems!

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A Remarkable Schoolboy Recitation of Scientific Psychology that Needs a Wee Bit of Updating

Now I spent a lot of time reading Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas, and many scholastic thinkers, and I’ve learned a lot from them, but it’s remarkable to hear someone quote from…

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Stupid, or Evil: You Decide

(Click on the image to enlarge it to a more readable size.) The crackpots around Lew Rockwell are not content with trying to get countries to eschew or eliminate nuclear…

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Now We Know What Real Humor Is….Or at Least Real Jokes

Michael Moynihan of Reason has been doing some super sleuthing. He wants to know, “Just what makes something humorous?” And now he has the answer: Jonathan Chait, to whom he…

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Chait “responds,” sort of

Jonathan Chait disgraces himself once more. First he mocked Veronique de Rugy’s French name, then in his defense he makes fun of the “G” in my name, which I have…

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Now here’s an ugly bit of business….

Chait’s Response to the criticism offered below. And a Little More: Now We Know What Real Humor Is….Or at Least Real Jokes An old friend, Veronique de Rugy, has been…

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More Smears From Lew Rockwell & Obviously Deliberate

The racist Lew Rockwell (or do I repeat myself?) has once again launched an ugly smear. His post is vintage Rockwell: deceitful and malicious. Here’s what Cato president Ed Crane…

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It must be difficult to go through life when one is so thick

Walter Block and Tom DiLorenzo, neither known for his subtlety, seem to think that “irony” is what you do to get the wrinkles out of your shirts. My colleague David…

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