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No, Libertarians are NOT Compelled to Support Social Media Censorship

The controversy over social media companies allegedly censoring politically incorrect viewpoints doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon.  It seems that every few weeks, we get a new round of accusations, denials, and think-pieces explaining why this sort of … Continue reading

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The Tom Woods Show – A Must Listen

The Tom Woods Show. Hopefully, most of you are familiar with Tom Woods, author, speaker, radio host, and all-around great guy.  About a month ago, Tom started a regular daily podcast, which airs Monday-Friday at noon EST, and is then … Continue reading

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The Libertarian Case For Welfare Cheats

Generally speaking, libertarians are almost universally opposed to any “social welfare” or wealth redistribution programs.  We consider them to be impractical, economically inefficient, and an unjust violation of property rights.  If it were up to us, all of these programs … Continue reading

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Failed States And The “Now What” Question

I’ve always believed that one of the best ways to learn about a person is to examine how they react to changing and difficult circumstances.  We all face adversity in life at one time or another, and it’s how we … Continue reading

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Progressive Nullification

Nullification: All the Cool Kids Are Doing It | Tom Woods. Tom Woods highlights some recent efforts by certain states (including Vermont, a state that voted 66% for Obama in 2013) to nullify federal laws they deem objectionable.  Of course, … Continue reading

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Ann Coulter Makes A Good Point

I know I’m a little late with this, but Ann Coulter was on Stossel last week where she faced a hostile audience of libertarian students.  Stossel brought her on the show to “defend conservatives” and she certainly did her best. … Continue reading

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Defending the State: Drunk Driving Laws

I’m about to do something pretty rare for me and disagree with a prominent pro-liberty writer.  In this article, Jeffrey Tucker (who’s writing I am generally a huge fan of) tackles a common theme in the libertarian world, laws against … Continue reading

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What To Root For On Election Night

Tomorrow is not going to be a particularly good day for those who love freedom and desire individual liberty.  Either Barack Obama or Mitt Romney, both collectivists hostile to the principles of freedom and liberty will be elected President, an … Continue reading

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Legalize. Don’t Tax. Don’t Regulate.

One of the most appealing aspects of libertarian political philosophy is that it demands the legalization of all victimless crimes.  Those within the liberty movement celebrate as legalization of various currently prohibited activities (drugs, gambling, prostitution) tends to slowly gain … 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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