Thursday, February 22, 2018

Libertarianism

Radio Interview: Why I Am Proud NOT to Have “Served” in Vietnam

I was on the Craig Silverman Show yesterday talking about why I am proud not to have "served" in Vietnam. Listen here.

TGIF: Raining on the Parade

Of course Donald Trump wants a military parade. I'd be surprised if he didn't. It's just what an insecure narcissist would want. A parade would be the national equivalent of his strutting around like...

TGIF: The Church of America

One myth that Americans live by is the separation of church and state. Some like the idea; others hate it; but the irony is that church and state were not separated at the founding...

Federalist 21: Hamilton’s Plea for Power

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is the 21st in a series of articles giving an introduction to the Federalist Papers, a collection of 85 articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay promoting the ratification...

Rothbard’s “Left & Right”

Rothbard, Murray, ed. Left & Right: A Journal of Libertarian Thought. Auburn. Alabama Ludwig Von Mises Institute. 2007 The mid-sixties was a unique time in the history of the libertarian movement, as well as in the...

TGIF: Trump versus the World

According to the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics, somewhere President Donald Trump, instead of saying, "Why do we want all these people from Africa here? They’re shithole countries.... We should have more people from Norway.,"...

TGIF: Trump and No Silver Lining

I confess I was indulging in wishful thinking when I thought I detected a silver lining to Donald Trump's election as president. That's what comes of being an optimist and a libertarian romantic. Beware...

Can A Libertarian Society Provide National Defense?

A recent Tom Woods podcast featured a debate about whether the free market can provide for national defense. Arguing that libertarian society can offer defense "services", Bob Murphy relies on the idea of insurance paying...

Trump Allegedly Building Private Erik Prince Run Spy Network To Counter “Deep State”

Here's the article that alleges it, though there have been a few to have made this claim. This prospect - a President elected democratically, but opposed by the deep state, who then sets up his...

There’s More to Libertarianism Than Trump or Bitcoin

It has been an interesting decade since the Ron Paul revolution began. But has it has been a period where hopes and promises turned into reality.  Rhetorical blasts from ideological champions surfed the waves...
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