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Debate on discrimination

Video: Discrimination, Jim Crow and the Goodness in Government

This is a very interesting encounter: One could write several books just to cover what is raised in these few minutes. In fact, there are many such books! We here at ThisIsCommonSense.com think Mr. Shapiro does a great job. What do you think? Note: a key concept not mentioned is






Sargon of Akkad (Carl Benjamin)

Video: Equality, Opportunity, and All That

“Sargon of Akkad,” a videoblogger on YouTube who is most famous for his weekly series “This Week in Stupid,” makes an eloquent and commonsense case for the traditional meaning of “equality of opportunity,” against a Vox.com egalitarian who thinks the idea is unworkable (and who prefers straight equality of outcomes):






Free trade illus. From video

Video: Why Free Trade

Free trade — Bernie hates it; Hillary has supported special agreements that increase its scope while still putting the government in a quasi-management position (and, pulled by Bernie’s supporters, has has some “second thoughts”); and the Donald has likened it unto “rape.” But the case for the free market is






Paul Jacob and Gary Johnson at Freedom Fest 2016

Video: Freedom Fest 2016

Guess where Paul Jacob is? At FreedomFest in Nevada! Here is a video snippet of Gov. Gary Johnson’s speech. You may also have seen the terrific keynote by Sen. Rand Paul, since it streamed live on Fscebook yesterday. But this gives you a good idea of the quality of the






Virtual nukes

Video: The Age of the Virtual Nuke

This week the police in Dallas, Texas, used a robot to kill a sniper. It is said to be a first, a historical moment of great significance. But wait: a bigger, more dangerous and more destabilizing form of warfare began a few years ago. This video explains it:






Video: Brexit Fallout

A bizarre conversation between journalist Christiane Amanpour, of CNN, and Brexit’s most articulate champion, MEP Daniel Hannan:






Gad Saad

Video: After-Brexit Perspective

Gad Saad, consumer behavior scientist and valiant defender of basic freedoms on YouTube, here makes a few reasonable points about disagreeing with others’ political positions.






Paul Jacob: They Must Suffer

Video: They Must Suffer

Paul Jacob discusses the incentives and disincentives for politicians to serve the public. With some focus, this episode, on the Democratic Party. CSV20160613-They Must Suffer from Paul Jacob on Vimeo.






Gary Johnson and William Weld

Video: Not Fringe

This week, Colbert interviewed his first “full ticket” Prez/Vice Prez candidate team: Hoping for an uptick in interest:






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