"Backpage had its flaws, but it demonstrated potential for even better competitors to create tools for facilitating the world’s oldest profession like any other job; an entrepreneurial spirit to maintain safe workers and satisfied customers."
"What if, instead of futilely trying to defend ourselves against increasing surveillance and privacy violations, we were to instead target the incentive large companies have for spending large amounts of resources surveilling us in the first place?"
"The reality of non-compliance is far from being anti-law enforcement; it can indeed be viewed as being anti-authority, as our Bill of Rights is very much geared towards restraining authority."
"The focus of the Libertarian Coalition seems instead to focus on the education side. The point of the movement isn’t to ignore the differences between the different ideologies, but rather to focus on the similarities and encourage discourse and (civil) debate between the ideas so everyone involved becomes more knowledgeable and better equipped to deal with the various forms of authoritarians that wish to impose their will upon the populace."
"The notion of this argument is a simple one: Without a state to prevent it, people will give into their violent tendencies and we will need an increase in violence between everyone as they begin to war over land and resources, or because of simpler disputes that will blow themselves out of proportion without the state to enforce some form of peace."
"Celebrity teaches us just how much influence an everyday citizen has within the economy. If enough people toss out the good of fame, the consequences can be swift and severe."
"Taiwan acted just like any other independent nation, unlike what some other superpower nations might have us believe, that it’s 'part of China.'"
"The issue with Tibet is that China is the crazy girlfriend that will not let go. She still considers them a couple while everyone else knows it’s more complicated and really shouldn’t continue."
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"One issue that both the Misesian and Proudhonian varieties can use to promote freedom is the deregulation of the banking industry."