Opinion

common sense

Why Common Sense Isn’t All That Common

"What common sense is, in its own funny way, is common knowledge, no? Well, not exactly."
fallacies

Don’t Like It? Leave!

President Trump recently found himself in hot water for making the suggestion that several congresswomen should “go back” to the countries they came from...
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."
Amash

Who Can Defeat Trump? It’s Not the Democrats.

"Regardless of the outcome, one thing is certain: if you found entertainment value in the 2016 election, 2020 is sure to be a blockbuster."
bread and circuses

There’s Nothing Wrong With Bread and Circuses

"To claim that society will collapse unless people begin to throw all of their time towards their nation is not only preposterous, it’s subtly totalitarian."
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."
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."
fallacies

Rapid Fire Fallacy: Part 2

"These articles contain some key fallacies broken down that, while important and impactful on our discussions, aren’t issues with enough depth to require entire articles of their own."
2A

The 2A is Not as Comprehensive as Some Would Like

"Ultimately, Heller recognized and confirmed that the 2A protects an individual right and not a collective right. That is not to say the 2A exists for the individual per se, but for its reference to militias to be valid, it must pertain to the individual."
freedom

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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hollywood

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