To Infinity and Beyond with the Iterative Conception

In the previous two articles, we’ve covered why incoherence and unintuitive set self membership led to the search for another method of grounding the Zermelo-Fraenkel axioms of set theory. We discussed how the iterative conception is perhaps a more straightforward way of understanding the universe of sets and how Pairing and the Null Set Axioms… Read more To Infinity and Beyond with the Iterative Conception

On Corporate Financing

By Brandon Mitchell Annette Poulson has written a survey of literature on how corporations choose to finance. The following are some comments on that essay. We are all familiar with the variety of motivations for taking on personal debt whether it be to facilitate consumption (credit cards) or to leverage cash flow for investment (home loans) but… Read more On Corporate Financing

Operation Fast & Furious, War on Drugs and Gun Control

By Sean Rosenthal Last year, the public became aware of a program by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) known as Operation Fast and Furious (F&F). Most controversially, as a part of the program, the ATF knowingly allowed suspected arms traffickers to transport thousands of guns to Mexican drug gangs. In December… Read more Operation Fast & Furious, War on Drugs and Gun Control

The President Does Not Have the Constitutional Authority to Kill You

There’s treachery afoot.  It is cloaked in the flag, pushed by people sworn to uphold the Constitution, and it cuts across the political divide, but there it is just the same. On December 1, 2011, Obama Administration lawyers declared to the press that American citizens are legitimate targets in the Administration’s “War on Terror” and… Read more The President Does Not Have the Constitutional Authority to Kill You