Tag Archives: Libertarian

The State, Defined by Murray Rothbard

I came across this gem from Real Dissent: A Libertarian Sets Fire to the Index Card of Allowable Opinion: Now what is the state, anyway? Forget all the romanticizing nonsense about social contract theories , the consent of the people, whatever … Continue reading

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Politics Explained

Left wing, right wing, libertarian on marriage, health care, money, taxation, and war.

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Bits and Bobs – February 19, 2013

Fox’s The Five Asks: Is America Ready For A ‘Libertarian-Minded’ President? — Greg Steussel explains that states are not obligated to obey unconstitutional federal laws. Big Gun, No Bullets — MISSOURI GOP REP. TURNS THE TABLES ON DEMS: INTRODUCES BILL THAT MAKES … Continue reading

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News & Links – February 11, 2013

“Some liberals acknowledged in recent days that they were willing to accept policies they once would have deplored as long as they were in Mr. Obama’s hands, not Mr. Bush’s.” DOJ Kill List Memo Forces Many Dems Out of the … Continue reading

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News Links, Videos, Memes – February 8, 2013

This was a topic on neo-con radio this morning too.  Turns out that most Americans are not actually opposed to killing lots of alleged evil people, they are just opposed to hearing about it and seeing it.  Totally cool with … Continue reading

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What It Means to Be A Libertarian

“Conservatives and Liberals are, at some level, the same. They are authoritarians. They both have views on the right way for people to run their lives and they want to impose that on people, whereas libertarians want to let people … Continue reading

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How John Stossel Became a Libertarian

On Liberals:  “The fall of the Soviet Union ought to have taught them their ideas are moronic and they should stop it” On Journalism: “I just think there is some left brain / right brain thing and the kind of analytical minds … Continue reading

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Penn Explains Libertarianism in 30 seconds

“The more freedom we can get, the better… I want to start every question with ‘is there any way we can solve this problem with more freedom instead of less’” He does a pretty good job of simply explaining it, … Continue reading

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Bleeding Heart Libertarians

“abiding concern for the most vulnerable in society is an essential part of any moral political system” An interesting interview with Matt Zwolinski, a philosopher at the University of San Diego and a creator of the web site Bleeding Heart … Continue reading

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If you are benefiting from ethics, you are doing it wrong!

I enjoyed this conversation between Paul Wheaton and Toby Hemenway (author of Gaia’s Garden).  They explore human behavior of wanting to take something that does not belong to you. Toby explains that he is annoyed when an “able bodied, intelligent person … Continue reading

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