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Everyone Has Property Rights, Whether They Know it or Not

By Ilana Mercer Mises Institute October 11, 2017   Everyone Has Property Rights, Whether They Know it or Not   The Indian tribesman’s claim to his ancient stomping grounds can’t be reduced to a title search at the deeds office. That’s the stuff of the positive law. And this was the point I took away from […]

Everyone Has Property Rights, Whether They Know it or Not

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Jeff Sessions Endorses Theft

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute August 8, 2017   Jeff Sessions Endorses Theft   Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently ordered the Justice Department to increase the use of civil asset forfeiture, thus once again endorsing an unconstitutional, authoritarian, and increasingly unpopular policy. Civil asset forfeiture, which should be called civil asset theft, is the practice […]


Federal Court Rules Unlicensed Pets are ‘Contraband’ — Police Can Legally Kill Them

By Jay Syrmopoulos Free Thought Project August 4, 2017   Federal Court Rules Unlicensed Pets are ‘Contraband’ — Police Can Legally Kill Them A federal court just ruled that cops were not responsible for killing a woman’s three dogs because her pets were legally considered contraband.     Detroit, MI – Nikita Smith filed a lawsuit against the […]

Federal Court Rules Unlicensed Pets are ‘Contraband’ — Police Can Legally Kill Them

Murray Rothbard Explains Why the US Government Spies on Us

Murray Rothbard Explains Why the US Government Spies on Us

By Alice Salles Mises Institute March 18, 2017   Murray Rothbard Explains Why the US Government Spies on Us   “The greatest danger to the State is independent intellectual criticism.” — Murray Rothbard ​WikiLeaks may have finally done what many small and anti-government advocates have only dreamed of. They exposed the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for what […]


Get Off (on) My Lawn

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito March 5, 2017   Get Off (on) My Lawn     A paraphrased version of one of the best lines from Gran Torino. I could easily write twenty posts using various Clint Eastwood one-liners for titles – or at least some paraphrased version of same. I suspect I have done […]

Get Off (on) My Lawn

Feds imprison veteran for making improvements to his own property

Feds imprison veteran for making improvements to his own property

By Against Crony Capitalism December 28, 2016   Feds imprison veteran for making improvements to his own property     When regulators get like this people lose respect for the regulators. Indeed people come to see the regulators as out and out enemies, which in many cases they are. This is a man, I don’t […]


Market Borders, not Open Borders

Market Borders, not Open Borders

By Jeff Deist Mises Institute December 21, 2016   Market Borders, not Open Borders   The attack on a Christmas market in Berlin earlier this week, apparently carried out by a Pakistani immigrant*, is just the latest in a series of violent and disturbing terrorist incidents in Germany. The event raises uncomfortable questions about immigration, culture […]


Eminent Domain and Donald Trump

By Robert Ringer RobertRinger.com September 20, 2016   Eminent Domain and Donald Trump     One of a handful issues I have with Donald Trump is his appetite for eminent domain. Whenever you watch a tear-jerking eminent-domain story on television, it serves as a grim reminder that we are not, by any stretch of the […]

Eminent Domain and Donald Trump

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

Freedom Isn't Free: It Costs the Taxpayers $700 Billion Per Year

Freedom Isn’t Free: It Costs the Taxpayers $700 Billion Per Year

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org May 4, 2016   Freedom Isn’t Free: It Costs the Taxpayers $700 Billion Per Year   In his article on conscription today, Ron Paul writes: Some proponents of a military draft justify it as “payback” for the freedom the government provides its citizens. Those who make this argument are embracing the collectivist premise […]


A Superior Vision

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com April 27, 2016   A Superior Vision   Last month, I celebrated the beginning of my 81st year of life. For nearly half that time, I have been writing a nationally syndicated column on many topics generating reader responses that go from supportive to quite ugly. So I thought a […]

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Does The United States Still Exist?

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org March 29, 2016   Does The United States Still Exist? An address delivered to the Libertarian Party of Florida on March 23, 2016 in Destin, Florida     To answer the question that is the title, we have to know of what the US consists. Is it […]

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