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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 […]


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 […]

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

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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 […]


Forget “Unity”: We Need the Freedom to Disagree

By Gary M. Galles Foundation for Economic Education March 19, 2016   Forget “Unity”: We Need the Freedom to Disagree People need more space to go their own way       America will soon approach its biennial peak in “unity” rhetoric. 2016 offers no shortage of candidates claiming to unify us, unlike their “divisive” […]

Forget “Unity”: We Need the Freedom to Disagree

Including the Ocean Floor, the Feds Own Much More Land than You Think

Including the Ocean Floor, the Feds Own Much More Land than You Think

By Mark Brandly Mises.org March 18,2016   Including the Ocean Floor, the Feds Own Much More Land than You Think The Importance of Economic Calculation   In “Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth,” Ludwig von Mises challenged the socialists to explain how economic calculation could be performed in a socialist economy absent prices. Mises concluded […]


Progressivism’s Vanquished Foe—Conservatism

By James Ostrowski LewRockwell.com January 31, 2016   Progressivism’s Vanquished Foe – Conservatism     Note: This is an excerpt from Progressivism: A Primer on the Idea Destroying America (2014).  After Progressivism replaced liberalism as America’s dominant ideology, liberals faded from the scene and, like the cheetah, almost went extinct.  From 1900 through 1960, as the […]

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The police “stole” his house over $40

By Mark Nestmann Nestmann.com January 16, 2016   The police “stole” his house over $40     When I was nine years old, I was one of the smallest students in my fourth grade class. With my small size, not to mention my smart mouth, I attracted more than my share of elementary school bullies. […]


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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 […]


World’s Poor: “We Want Capitalism”

By Iain Murray Foundation for Economic Education September 2, 2015   World’s Poor: “We Want Capitalism” Post-Colonial Capitalism at the Bottom of the Pyramid       In the forests of India, something exciting is going on. Villagers are regaining property taken from them when the British colonial authorities nationalized their forests. Just as exciting, in […]

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Lawyer Politicos Know Best … How to Violate Our Rights

By María Marty PamAm Post August 3, 2015   Lawyer Politicos Know Best … How to Violate Our Rights Law Schools Need a Dose of Bastiat     Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused […]


Whataburger’s Gun Discrimination Is Good For Liberty 2

By RPI Staff Ron Paul Institute July 13, 2015   Whataburger’s Gun Discrimination Is Good For Liberty   Next January it becomes legal in Texas to openly carry firearms in public places. The burger chain Whataburger has decided that it will not allow open carry of firearms in its restaurants. Is it OK for Whataburger […]

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