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“But You Own An iPhone”

Find yourself arguing in favor of liberty, economics and any other political issues popular in current discourse? Well, bad news. You're doing it wrong....
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Racist, or Libertarian; Pick One – Why Racial Prejudice is Not Compatible With Libertarianism

Why Racial Prejudice is Not Compatible With Libertarianism There is a frustrating trend among libertarians, to create criteria that exclude others from their own interpretation...

Ayn Rand and Murray Rothbard: A Love/Hate Relationship

Within the circles of modern American libertarian politics, two very colorful philosophers are routinely cited as major influences by many liberty minded individuals as...
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San Francisco’s Gold Rush – A Shining Example of Private Justice

It is generally regarded that justice and security must be produced by the government with funds collected via taxation. During the gold rush in...

The Culture War and the Struggle for Liberty – Two Different Battles

The culture war is real. Nobody denies it. However, there is no shortage of misunderstandings of what it means and what we should do...

“But He’s Literally Hitler!” No, He’s Not.

On April 20th, 1889 a little boy was born. He would grow up to move from then Austria-Hungary to Germany, develop a passion...

Contradictions and Double Edged Swords

As important as it is to avoid logical fallacies and poor rhetoric, it is equally important to understand what it is that you...
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You’re an idiot for misusing Ad Hominem

In all corners of the world of debate, there will always be those that thankfully have taken the time to understand the importance of...
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An Evaluation of Social Contract Theory

This article was initially posted on The Principled Libertarian. We received permission from the author to re-post the content here. Please visit The Principled...
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Let the People Speak

The first step in political maturity is the understanding that not everybody who disagrees with you is motivated by malice. A lot of people...

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Congress Should Resign

"We don’t need a war to cause revolution, just for Congress to do the right, logical, simple, inexpensive, and patriotic thing in resigning for the good of the country."
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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."
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Allowing Tyranny While the State Exists

Every once in a while, it is important to go back and look over some of the stances and arguments you’ve used to see...