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My name's Matt and I love Freedom.

Confused Socialist Accidentally Makes Case For Lower Taxes

You gotta hand it to Bernie Sanders – despite using the same old economic fallacies that progressives have been spouting since the 19th century, his campaign is resonating with people – as evidenced by the fact that around half my … Continue reading

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Zimbabwe’s Greatest Villain

Meet Walter Palmer.  He is a dentist who (allegedly) illegally shot a lion in Zimbabwe. Now meet Robert Mugabe.  He is a power-mad dictator who for the better part of four decades has used terror and intimidation to maintain his … Continue reading

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Arming recruiters and reserve centers is almost as stupid as disarming them

Should military recruiting centers be armed? – CNN.com Full Disclosure:  I have a dog in this fight.  I worked at a reserve center that was essentially a public building with almost zero security for about four years.  To a certain … Continue reading

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You Pay Taxes, So That Means You Agree

Gunman tried to justify market raid to hostages, recording apparently shows – CNN.com. In the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo shootings, it seemed that the typical battle-lines were being drawn.  Neocons were calling for increased surveillance and foreign meddling.  Self-righteous … Continue reading

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Are Obligations to the Government Infinite?

Gather round, boys and girls, it’s analogy time! Scenario A:  You walk into an unfamiliar bar in a bad part of town.  You sit down at the bar, and the bartender approaches you and says, “Hey buddy, you look really … Continue reading

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The Minimum Wage and Indifference

We Can Predict The Effects Of Seattle’s $15 An Hour Minimum Wage. In light of Seattle’s recent decision to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour, numerous free-market writers have done an excellent job detailing the long list of … Continue reading

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Article Roundup – 6/6/14

Winter Olympics Sports Socialism Goes Out of Fashion in the Free World – Hit & Run : Reason.com. Following the giant embarrassment in Sochi, they’re having a tough time convincing cities to spend tens of millions of dollars to host … Continue reading

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