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Anti-Trump Hysteria

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. LewRockwell.com December 13, 2016 Anti-Trump Hysteria   Amid all the hysteria surrounding Donald Trump, clear and sober analyses of who he is and what to expect have been few and far between. I’ve already seen numerous progressives warning that Trump intends to eviscerate entitlements. It’s as if facts never enter […]

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‘Libertarian’ VP Candidate Will Focus His Energy on Trashing Trump

‘Libertarian’ VP Candidate Will Focus His Energy on Trashing Trump

By Michael Krieger Liberty Blitzkrieg October 5, 2016   ‘Libertarian’ VP Candidate Will Focus His Energy on Trashing Trump     Unlike during the 2012 election, when I supported Gary Johnson’s Presidential bid, I have not backed him at all during his 2016 run. There are several reasons for my lack of enthusiasm, but the driving […]


Rothbard Loved to Hate the State

Rothbard Loved to Hate the State

By David Gordon Mises.org August 10, 2016   Rothbard Loved to Hate the State   The anarcho-capitalism that Murray Rothbard favored differed entirely from the American system of government, and he saw the State as a gang of robbers. It by no means followed from this, though, that he was uninterested in politics. Quite to […]


Democracy Debatable as Judge Rejects Third-Party Bid to Share Stage

By Lauren McCauley Common Dreams August 7, 2016   Democracy Debatable as Judge Rejects Third-Party Bid to Share Stage Federal judge said lack of popular support drives scant media coverage, but what about the reverse?     A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit by the Green and Libertarian parties seeking a space on […]

Democracy Debatable as Judge Rejects Third-Party Bid to Share Stage

Ron Paul’s Advice at the Libertarian National Convention: Don’t Be Wishy-Washy

Ron Paul’s Advice at the Libertarian National Convention: Don’t Be Wishy-Washy

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute June 1, 2016   Ron Paul’s Advice at the Libertarian National Convention: Don’t Be Wishy-Washy   Ron Paul, whose forty-plus years in the political arena include a run for president as the Libertarian Party nominee in 1988, received at the party’s national convention last weekend a Hall of Liberty award […]


Libertarian Open Borders: Oxymoron in Theory and Practice

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito May 17, 2016   Libertarian Open Borders: Oxymoron in Theory and Practice     Angela Merkel’s open borders policy continues to pay dividends in the destruction of open borders as a libertarian concept.  But before I come to “practice,” I will revisit “theory.” Theory There is no “state” in libertarian […]

Libertarian Open Borders: Oxymoron in Theory and Practice

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Ron Paul Explains Libertarianism

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute April 9, 2016   Ron Paul Explains Libertarianism   Prominent libertarian communicator and former United States presidential candidate Ron Paul presented on Wednesday [Feb. 17, 2016] a short explanation of libertarianism in response to a question from host Anand Naidoo on the CCTV show The Heat. Asked by Naidoo […]


Murray Rothbard Soars, Bill Buckley Evaporates

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. LewRockwell.com March 29, 2016   Murray Rothbard Soars, Bill Buckley Evaporates   Fifty years ago this year, Murray N. Rothbard offered his thoughts on National Review, the flagship magazine of American conservatism, which had commemorated its tenth anniversary in late 1965. He went on to tell the full story in […]

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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 […]


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 […]