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We Must Be “Opportunists” In Dismantling the State

By Joseph T. Salerno Mises.org December 5, 2015   We Must Be “Opportunists” In Dismantling the State   In thinking about strategies for abolishing or radically diminishing government, many libertarians are led astray by using a false dichotomy. The State, they say, can either be smashed in one swift, fell blow or it can be rolled […]

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Open Borders: A Libertarian Reappraisal

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. LewRockwell.com November 11, 2015 Open Borders: A Libertarian Reappraisal   This talk was delivered at the Mises Circle in Phoenix, AZ, on November 7, 2015. Whether we’re talking about illegal immigration from Mexico and Central America, or birthright citizenship, or the migrants coming from the Middle East and Africa, the […]


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Politics & the Risk of a 3rd Party for 2016

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics July 27, 2015   Politics & the Risk of a 3rd Party for 2016     Historically, it has always been the Republican Party that splits. It has been a odd mixture of liberalism from the viewpoint of citizen rights before those of the government and the original constitutional goal […]


Capitalist Theory Is Better Than Socialist Reality

By Sandy Ikeda Foundation for Economic Education July 11, 2015   Capitalist Theory Is Better Than Socialist Reality In This Case, Turnabout Is Fair Play     Tell someone on the left that crony capitalism is not the same as the free market and they’ll often respond that capitalism as it really exists is crony […]

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Millions in Brazil Follow a Teen Leader to Freedom

By Lawrence W. Reed Foundation for Economic Education June 9, 2015   Millions in Brazil Follow a Teen Leader to Freedom     “I like a little rebellion now and then,” Thomas Jefferson famously wrote. The primary author of the Declaration of Independence and America’s third president regarded rebellion as “like a storm in the […]


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By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito April 29, 2015   Stupid Libertarian   Laurence Vance has a very good piece at LRC, “I’m Sick of It.” He begins with a typical email he receives whenever he writes of his views of the military – and especially his views of those who join. Vance offers a wonderfully […]

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The Libertarian Principle of Secession

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr. Mises.org March 15, 2015   The Libertarian Principle of Secession   For a century and a half, the idea of secession has been systematically demonized among the American public. The government’s schools spin fairy tales about the “indivisible Union” and the wise statesmen who fought to preserve it. Decentralization is […]

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Glenn Jacobs: The Libertarian Superstar of Professional Wrestling

February 7, 2015   Glenn Jacobs: The Libertarian Superstar of Professional Wrestling   Published by misesmedia Published on Feb 5, 2015 Glenn Jacobs, also known as WWE superstar “Kane”, is our guest this week. He’s not only a tremendous performer and athlete, but also tremendous intellectual, a voracious reader, a dedicated Rothbardian, and a great […]


The Libertarian Principle of Secession

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. LewRockwell.com January 29, 2015   The Libertarian Principle of Secession   For a century and a half, the idea of secession has been systematically demonized among the American public. The government schools spin fairy tales about the “indivisible Union” and the wise statesmen who fought to preserve it. Decentralization is […]

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Is the fix in? Has the establishment GOP already chosen the Republican nominee?

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism   Is the fix in? Has the establishment GOP already chosen the Republican nominee?   It is truly amazing is how hostile the leadership of the Republican Party is  to the people who actually make up the Republican Party. I can tell you first hand that the establishment GOP […]


Students for Liberty: The ‘Regime Change’ Libertarians

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute   Students for Liberty: The ‘Regime Change’ Libertarians   The Students for Liberty are at it again, mainstreaming deviationism with a reckless fervor. While it is a generally accepted tenet of libertarian thought that state involvement in regime change operations overseas is anathema, there are those who claim that […]

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Eric Garner 100% Innocent Under Libertarian Law

By Ilana Mercer LewRockwell.com   Eric Garner 100% Innocent Under Libertarian Law   Eric Garner was doing nothing naturally illicit when he was tackled and placed in the chokehold that killed him. It can be argued, if anything, that Garner was being entrepreneurial. He had been trading untaxed cigarettes in defiance of the state’s “slave […]


Punishment and Proportionality

By Murray N. Rothbard Mises.org December 5, 2014   Punishment and Proportionality   This article is excerpted from chapter 13 of The Ethics of Liberty.1 Few aspects of libertarian political theory are in a less satisfactory state than the theory of punishment.2 Usually, libertarians have been content to assert or develop the axiom that no […]

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