On Booksellers and Fair Trade

On Booksellers And ‘Fair Trade’ Against the monopoly of Amazon, a free marketplace for books may mean coordination of resale pricing. JUNE 24, 2021, TheAmericanConservativeOnline GEORGE LIEBMANN Recent issues of TAC have contained lamentations about the disappearance of independent booksellers and Amazon’s near-emerging monopoly on bookselling, with its cancellation of works praising Justice Clarence Thomas […]

Biden’s Education Schemes Foreclose Sensible Reforms

Biden’s Education Schemes Foreclose Sensible Reforms The need to improve our schools is obvious, as are many of the real solutions. JUNE 23, 2021,TheAmericanConservativeOnline GEORGE LIEBMANN President Joe Biden’s education proposals are not fiscally modest. Two new years of free preschooling, staffed by unionized teachers. Free community colleges, for another year or two. Massive forgiveness […]

Abortive Motion to Strike Proposed Section 213.10 of Model Penal Code

Model Penal Code: Sexual Assault and Related Offenses Tentative Draft No. 5 Motion to Strike in Its Entirety Section 213.10 Affirmative Defense of Explicit Prior Permission Submitted by George W. Liebmann This defense is a novelty; it would be grossly inappropriate in a Restatement and is no less so in a Model Penal Code if […]

Radio Interview with Gary Lane5/20/21

The Future of Motherhood and Childhood Under Biden

The Future Of Motherhood And Childhood Under Biden The value of structured preschool education has been severely questioned, and there are better alternatives. JUNE 15, 2021,TheAmericanConservative.com GEORGE LIEBMANN The apparent determination of some of President Joe Biden’s supporters to recreate the late ’60s is reflected in the administration’s “infrastructure” proposals relating to child day care. […]

‘They’ll None of Them be Missed’

After Voting For 16, ‘They’ll None Of Them Be Missed’ By supporting lowering the voting age to 16, progressive Democrats, 125 of them, have painted a political target on themselves. MAY 29, 2021|,TheAmericanConservative.com GEORGE LIEBMANN On March 3 of this year, 125 Democrats voted to give 16-year-olds the vote in federal elections. No Republicans joined […]

Whither Roe: A Secular Case for Abortion Restriction

Whither Roe?: A Secular Case For Abortion Restriction America’s unusually lax abortion laws have led to more out-of-wedlock births and non-college-educated women in poverty. The American Conservative Online GEORGE LIEBMANN The recent grant of certiorari by the Supreme Court in the Dobbs case from Mississippi has led to much speculation as to the ultimate fate […]

On Crime and Punishment in Large Cities

On Crime And Punishment In Large Cities Consent decrees hamper police and lead to increased homicides. Reforms are possible without stopping all minor crime enforcement. MAY 17, 2021|1:00 PM GEORGE LIEBMANN,TheAmerican Conservative Online Recent events might lead the uninitiated to believe that, on the crime front, America’s large cities are getting better and better. Several […]

On Crime and Punishment in Baltimore

Budget Reform /Criminal Justice On Crime and Punishment in Baltimore George Liebmann ,Maryland Public Policy Institute blog, May 10, 2021 Two recent events might lead one to believe that, on the crime front, Baltimore is getting better and better. In March, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced with pride that the “war on drugs is over […]

The Quintessence of Blinkenism

The Quintessence Of Blinkenism Assuming all human rights are equal is a recipe for instability. APRIL 20, 2021|12:01 AM,TheAmericanConservativeOnline GEORGE LIEBMANN One of the more startling manifestations of the Biden administration’s subserviency to liberal advocacy groups is its sudden dismissal of the Commission on Unalienable Rights appointed by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the […]