What Makes a Just War?

"War is a terrible thing. It is commonly said that military action should be the last resort, yet it is not treated that way." On this anniversary of D-Day, let us remember the sacrifices made and the horrors face by those caught up in war, and the atrocities that inevitably follow its wake.

Deadweight Loss: The Hidden Tax

"Deadweight loss occurs when something intervenes in the market and shifts the equilibrium price. Price ceilings, price floors, tariffs, and other externalities can create these pockets."

Freedom Is Not Ability, And It Never Was

"The idea of economic freedom as is used by progressives is a bastardization of the term and one that attempts to conflate abilities and positive rights with negative ones."
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social contract

Consent or Perish! The Social Contract Issue

"There are three primary forms of consent: implied, verbal, and written. Social contract theory relies on the former of the three forms to function."
consent

Silence is Not Consent, and Not Voting Does Not Support the Status Quo

"The fact that so few people vote for Libertarian candidates is a very useful signal that party higher-ups should be paying attention to. This isn’t a case of citizens failing in their obligation to vote for the LP, it’s the LP failing in their ability to sufficiently attract voters."
Nazis

Sometimes You’re Stalin: The Problem With “Fighting Nazis”

"Those that wish to simply start fighting Nazis, in general, miss the mark. A great example of this is Antifa."
Abortion

Evictionism as a Middle Ground on Abortion?

"The way that we settle abortion is by figuring out how to uphold both sets of freedoms at the same time."
Guilt

Morality and Guilt in Modern Politics

"One of the things I find refreshing about libertarianism is that it doesn't make you feel as if you need to control others because of your own moral failures and guilt."

Bender Bending Rodriguez And Creating Opportunities

In today’s economy, it is easy for the youth of the United States to feel stuck in a rut when it comes to the...