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Nazism

Nazism Was Socialism

"Socialism can only reach its stated goals through evolving into totalitarianism. It will look drastically different than what the goodwill socialist envisions. It will be closed-minded and nationalistic."
wars

Who Benefits From Americas Endless Wars?

"Endless (and un-won or even counterproductive) wars would seem a reliable way to fritter away "superpower" status. Patriotic Americans might pause to wonder who would want such a thing."
Border

Open Borders: Because Freedom Trumps Utility

"The current debate regarding Trump’s proposed border wall and border control, in general, is inherently flawed because it asks the wrong question..."
Truth

Truth is Truth

"No matter the abundance of explicit and implicit statements to the contrary, truth is in fact truth. We disregard it at our own risk."
Jay's Execution

Jay’s Execution

"And that was the moment something clicked in Jay’s mind. He could pinpoint the start of it all to that very moment, with the Senior Editor wiping perspiration from his wrinkled forehead before taking a shaky drink from his mug of coffee. From there, sitting in that stuffy office, Jay could map out everything, from one to the other, that now led down a musky hallway toward his death."
subsidies

Are Farm Subsidies Harming Our Economy?

"Large farm corporations have assured their money through agenda such as the Farm Bill, and our welfare system offering guaranteed sales to these corporations for institutions such as prisons and schools, all offset by our tax dollars."
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."
tulsi gabbard

Tulsi Gabbard is Not a Libertarian

"Finding an existing politician that slightly comes close to valuing liberty doesn’t cut it. None of them, even Gabbard, truly stand for liberty any more. That should be the most worrying part."
Free Market

The Problem With Saying “The Free Market Will Fix That”

“The freer the market, the freer the people” still rings true, but it should be fought for on the merits of what it is rather than what amounts to little more than hypothetical cures.
intellectuals

On the Wisdom of Left-Wing Intellectuals

"As perceptive as much of the intellectual’s criticism frequently is, it is made from a highly idealistic and passionately ideological position."

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Ruff

Ruff and Phillips Speak to the Success of Libertarian Party Down Ballot Wins

"Kim Ruff is a candidate for the Libertarian Party’s nomination for president in 2020. Her campaign is dedicated to focusing on local elections and to impassion people to be the spark to reignite liberty."
Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg and the Problem of Child Soldiers

"The first step in solving a problem is to acknowledge that there is one. The faster we acknowledge how unacceptable this is in politics, the sooner we can all hopefully move beyond them."

What Is ‘Left’ and What Is ‘Right’?

The German liberal-conservative magazine Junge Freiheit (Young Freedom) published a  survey in 2018 about how the Germans see themselves politically on the left-right scale....