The “News” Media

News media once enjoyed a reputation for acting as impartial messengers, recorders of well-researched and documented facts, interrogators of government and industry officials, self-appointed watchdogs and all-around stalwart defenders of the Public’s right to know. And although that notion was as much fairy tale as fact, at the very least […]

The Absurdity of Corporate Rights

The notion that a corporation has or should have rights — either natural rights or constitutional rights — the same as a natural person, is patently absurd, even when the corporation is regarded as an artificial person for purposes of legal convenience. Corporations exist only as government franchises. They have […]