One of our co-bloggers, Jacques Delacroix, has suggested that I pass the following argument along. It has been written by the founder and president of the Independent Institute, a highly respected think tank in Oakland, California. From Delacroix’s blog:
Below is the link to the second part of an article by David Theroux I posted a couple of weeks ago. David Theroux is the founder of the Independent Institute and its current president. I have major differences with the Institute about American foreign policy but Theroux is well worth reading anyway.
The second link below is to the whole article with footnotes.
The full article with footnotes is here:
I remember browsing through Part 1 of Mr. Theroux’s essay (thanks to Delacroix’s heads-up), but I will have to read them both when school lets up. If you have any thoughts on the argument, feel free to post away in the ‘comments’ section!