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The Libertarian Paradox

Why is it so difficult to persuade people of what they implicitly believe already? I have grappled with that question for many years. But, like most things libertarian, the answer is very simple once someone like Lew Rockwell explains it. … Continue reading

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What is Liberty Exactly?

via FREEMANSPERSPECTIVE   More or less every modern politician talks about “freedom” or “liberty.” Actually, they don’t talk about it as much as they use it as a magic incantation. They go on at length about “our free country,” but … Continue reading

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Secession: A Specifically American Principle

by Donald W. Livingston via the Mises Daily [Part 1 of “The Secession Tradition in America,” a paper presented at the 1995 Mises Institute conference, “Secession, State, and Economy.”] The United Nations Charter asserts the self-determination of peoples as a … Continue reading

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The Libertarian Heritage: The American Revolution and Classical Liberalism. A detailed review and synopsis of Chapter 1 of Murray N. Rothbard’s For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto

by Dr. Jimmy T. (Gunny) LaBaume We are told that the genius of America is the absence of ideology and our “pragmatism” (a polite way of saying “grabbing money and jobs from the hapless taxpayer”). But, Americans have not always … Continue reading

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