A Mistake in the Headline? and Readings

A very quick though on this headline.

Dallas teen missing since 2010 was mistakenly deported

When someone says “mistakenly” I usually think of it in the context of, “Oh sorry, I mistakenly got some soup on your table-cloth.” or, “Whoops, sorry I mistakenly scratched your car while I was backing up.”

To say someone was “mistakenly deported to Colombia” strikes me as a bit stretched. Like, “Pardon me, I mistakenly broke into your home last night, kidnapped your children, smashed your TV, and soiled your rug.” or “Well, George, it looks like we’ve mistakenly invaded Iraq again!”


Unrelated to that, I have been rather busy lately, so I have not had much time to work on posts or articles. I hope to put a small piece together soon on feudalism and the transition to capitalism in Lower Canada, but I am still doing preliminary research on that, so it will be a bit longer.

In the meantime, here are some readings I can recommend.

Toward a Libertarian Theory of Class, Roderick Long

English Enclosures and Soviet Collectivization: Two Instances of an Anti-Peasant Mode of Development, Joseph Stromberg

The Anatomy of the State; The Progressive Era and the Family Murray Rothbard

The Growth of the Federal Government in the 1920s, Randall G. Holcombe

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