Last Week's Top 5 Hits at


These were the most popular columns at last week:

How to Slash the State: 14 ways to dismantle a monstrous government, one program at a time (10/5)

Scary Monsters: The growth of government threatens freedom much more than mosque-building Muslims do, by Matt Welch (10/4)

Austan Powers: What we can learn from watching the libertarians-for-Obama Great Economist Hope get caught doing the White House's dirty work in trashing libertarians against Obama, by Matt Welch (10/8)

The Return of Debtor's Prison: Collection agencies use the criminal justice system to pocket credit card debts, by Greg Beato (10/7)

Pot Prohibitionist Prevarications: Five whoppers told by opponents of California's marijuana legalization initiative, by Jacob Sullum (10/6)