Tag Archives: Debate

With Friends Like These…

Imagine you’re at a party.  The room is full of people, but you’ve managed to find a quiet corner.  Sitting next to you is a professional colleague, one you’ve met several times and know reasonably well.  You even refer to … Continue reading

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Milton Friedman on “Equal Pay for Equal Work” (What Romney Should Have Said)

This video has made the rounds in the libertarian circles for quite some time, but seems particularly relevant today. Hearing clips from the Presidential debates merely makes me far more regretful that Ron Paul is not appearing in them.  Every … Continue reading

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Politics: The Dismal(er) Science

Those unfamiliar with the specifics of Austrian economics are often suspicious or critical of its rejection of complex mathematical models.  Mises refutes these objections and explains the basis of this reasoning in Human Action, and I won’t go into the … Continue reading

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Government is not a Prisoner’s Dilemma

So lately during some of my debates, leftist opponents have used a very interesting analogy.  They equate government to the classic problem of the “Prisoner’s Dilemma”  They argue that governmental programs benefit everyone, but only if all parties are forced … Continue reading

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Fox freaks after Ron Paul wins debate — RT

Fox freaks after Ron Paul wins debate — RT. I’m not necessarily a huge conspiracy guy, but this is just getting ridiculous.  The only other thing they can really do is just stop letting him debate at all, which is … Continue reading

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