Kerry K. Kuehn

Whiskey Rebellion

Whiskey Rebellion: Orwell's 1984

Last month at the meeting of the Whiskey Rebellion, we discussed Aldous Huxley's Brave New World. In keeping with our dystopian them: this Saturday evening we will be discussing George Orwell's classic novel 1984, (which was written in 1949). We will meet at the Kuehn home at 8pm.

Whiskey Rebellion: Hoppe's "Democracy: the God that Failed"

At our upcoming whiskey club, we are looking at the introduction and the first chapter of Hans-Hermann Hoppe's book entitled "Democracy: The God that Failed". This book explores the transformation of western states from monarchy to democracy during the 20th century. Read More…

Whiskey Rebellion: Benson's "Justice without the State"

How is a modern social democracy, such as the United States, different from a voluntary organization such as the Wisconsin Athletic Club or the American Physical Society? After all, unlike membership in private clubs, membership in most democracies is not voluntary—at least not in the same sense. This is evident from the long history of violent suppression (or the threat of violent suppression) of groups who have attempted to secede from such democracies. Read More…