Tag Archives: State

Warfare, Welfare, and Wonder Woman: How Congress Spends Your Money

  Many of the defenders of increased war spending are opponents of welfare, but they are willing to set aside their opposition to increased welfare spending in order to increase warfare spending. Yep, there ain’t a dimes worth of difference … Continue reading

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The Right to Ignore the State

by Herbert Spencer (1820-1903) via Constitution.org Herbert Spencer was an incredible prophet and a magnificent defender of laissez-faire. Among his numerous works is The Man Versus The State, first published in 1884. That book launched one of the most spirited attacks … Continue reading

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Why People Tolerate a Total State

The people I see at the airports and in the malls and at the bars don’t strike me as the kind of people who will ever think anything “their” government does is wrong…nor will they ever think there is anything … Continue reading

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Do you hate the State?

via the Humane Condition I think we have all heard tell of the above mentioned “libertarian litmus test”, and while I may not agree with the terminology, I have always felt it usefully applicable in conversation. This question comes from … Continue reading

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A License to Kill

via Center for a Stateless Society And so we now know (per CNN, February 5) of a 16-page Department of Justice memo setting forth parameters for when the U.S. government can “legally” murder an American citizen completely outside the requirements … Continue reading

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Property and Exchange: A summary and synopsis of Chapter 2 of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto by Murray N. Rothbard

 by Dr. Jimmy T. (Gunny) LaBaume The Nonaggression Axiom The central axiom of the libertarian creed is the “nonaggression axiom.” “Aggression” is synonymous with invasion and is defined as the initiation of force or violence (or threat thereof) against the … Continue reading

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