The Freeman's Burden:

To defend the principles of human liberty; to educate; to be vigilant against the ever expanding power of the state.

Thursday, May 05, 2005

The end of a dynasty?

Are the days left in power numbered for Syrian dictator Bashir al-Assad? Many think so in light of his humiliating withdrawal from Lebanon. Reason interviews a Syrian intellectual and former political prisoner about the dynamics now in play in Syria and the region here. I found his argument that Israeli disengagement from the Golan Heights would deprive the regime of its straw man and further weaken the regime particularly interesting.
The Advocates for Self Government are deeply concerned that libertarianism is being written out of existence in many school curriculums. They have posted a plea for help in reintroducing the concepts of personal liberty and small government into high schools and colleges around the US. Read more here.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Your blog looks better this week, with the use of images and easier to read text. The underlining was way too distracting.

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