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Borders and Property

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito December 12, 2017   Borders and Property     I thank Jacob Hornberger for making my case regarding borders and property – and, therefore, immigration. Wedding Cakes Have Nothing to Do With Free Speech. In this piece, Hornberger makes an exemplary argument – perfectly libertarian – on this issue of baking […]

Borders and Property

What Makes Tax Reform Libertarian?

What Makes Tax Reform Libertarian?

By Laurence M. Vance LewRockwell.com December 12, 2017   What Makes Tax Reform Libertarian?     The Republicans in the House and Senate have passed their tax bills. Because they have some notable differences, they will have to be reconciled so a final version can be sent to President Trump for his signature. Liberals, predictably, have generally […]


The GOP Tax Reform Plan: A Preliminary Libertarian Analysis

By Laurence M. Vance LewRockwell.com October 3, 2017   The GOP Tax Reform Plan: A Preliminary Libertarian Analysis     The Republicans have released their latest tax-reform plan. “Unified Framework For Fixing Our Broken Tax Code” is a simple, 9-page document that leaves the reader with many unanswered questions. Back in 2015, I subjected the […]

The GOP Tax Reform Plan: A Preliminary Libertarian Analysis

The Washington Post's Latest (and Lamest) Attack on the Mises Institute

The Washington Post’s Latest (and Lamest) Attack on the Mises Institute

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute September 21, 2017   The Washington Post’s Latest (and Lamest) Attack on the Mises Institute     Earlier this year, when Nancy MacLean released her book on economist James Buchanan, Democracy in Chains, many of Buchanan’s supporters were shocked that someone would manufacture such an intricate and strained conspiracy theory to attack […]


Bionic Mosquito Draws Blood From Cathy Young

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute July 12, 2017   Bionic Mosquito Draws Blood From Cathy Young     If you haven’t yet read the Bionic Mosquito’s blistering refutation of “libertarian” neocon Cathy Young’s Reason Magazine piece on why Russia is the ultimate evil that must be sanctioned and smashed, do yourself a favor and take […]

Bionic Mosquito Draws Blood From Cathy Young

The question is one of liberty and fraternity – nation; people find value in the familiar, common, constant. They find value – of a type not found on a balance sheet – in “nation.”

Liberté sans Fraternité?

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito May 7, 2017   Liberté sans Fraternité?     Prologue Liberty: freedom from arbitrary or despotic government or control; freedom from control, interference, obligation, restriction, hampering conditions, etc.; power or right of doing, thinking, speaking, etc., according to choice. Fraternity: a group of persons associated by or as if by […]


Monarchy Without the King

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito January 29, 2017   Monarchy Without the King       The work of the Revolution was the restoration of absolute monarchy. So writes Bertrand de Jouvenel in his book On Power: The Natural History of its Growth. He is writing of the French Revolution. While it took somewhat longer […]

Monarchy Without the King

The Unique Evil of the Left

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 […]


‘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 […]

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

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 […]

Rothbard Loved to Hate the State

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

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 […]


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 […]

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

Libertarian Open Borders: Oxymoron in Theory and Practice

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 […]


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 […]

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