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Conservatives Against Liberty

   Individual Liberties vs. Economic Liberties First, the short version. Liberties (Freedoms) can be placed into two distinct forms. Economic Liberties = How we choose to spend our money, and Individual Liberties = How we choose to live our lives. The … Continue reading

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Getting Libertarianism Right

How does this bring in the difference between the Left and the Right? Hans takes the fundamental difference between these two worldviews to be simple. The Right accepts the reality of human differences but the Left does not. Because Leftists … Continue reading

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Video: The Conversation

From: The Advocates for Self Government We have understood basic playground rules since childhood: (1) don’t hit other people, and (2) don’t steal their stuff. As adults, we strive to adhere to these rules, even though we’ve moved beyond the … Continue reading

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How to Desocialize

“…all the following points could, and should, be instituted immediately and all at once.” Compared to Murray Rothbard, Donald Trump is a pussyfied light weight when it comes to Swamp Draining. — jtl, 419 by Murray N. Rothbard The following … Continue reading

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Are Today’s Democrats (and many Republicans) Really Just Socialists?

However, as I note the Far Left socialistic bent of the Democratic Party, that should not be construed to mean that the Republican Party is pure as the driven snow by any means. There are almost as many socialists in … Continue reading

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On Getting Libertarianism Right

How can human beings, “real persons,” having to act in a “real world” characterized by the scarcity of all sorts of physical things, interact with each other, conceivably from the beginning of mankind until the end of human history, peacefully, … Continue reading

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How To Live in Peace

Government allocation is mostly a zero-sum game, in which one person’s win necessarily means another person’s loss. The great ignored and overlooked feature of market allocation is that it is… a positive-sum game. In positive-sum games, you get what you … Continue reading

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Libertarian Populism

But in recent months, something brand new has happened. A grassroots, right-wing populist movement has been springing up all over the country, a movement that has no connection whatever to Official Conservative elites. Having no connection, the Beltway conservatives can … Continue reading

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Rothbard Would Have Loved Trump

In going to the masses, he is going over the heads of the respectable intellectuals who ordinarily guide mass opinion. It is this electric, short-cut appeal direct to the masses that gives the demagogue his vital significance and that makes … Continue reading

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Mental Levers

 I stumbled upon this neat (and useful) little resource and thought maybe that you guys can make use of it. They are useful because the proletariat has the attention span of a fruit fly.  — jtl, 49 When you’re asked … Continue reading

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