Philosophy

Rothbard Button

Why I’m Not Pushing The Rothbard Button

Let’s get some definitions out of the way. What is the Rothbard button? It’s essentially an Anarcho-Capitalist purity test. The question is...
boycotts

“Boycotts Don’t Work”

It seems at least once a month we hear about some gaffe or another that a person or company has made, and by extension,...
The question about pedophiles

Pedophiles: A Libertarian Perspective

There has been a rising debate on the idea that pedophilia is a sexual orientation. Members of the left have begun advocating for the...
real

That Wasn’t Real *Insert Political Idea Here*

"This Bad Argument is the political equivalent of plugging your ears and screaming until opposition goes away. Standing for something that has been implemented, whether in the form you'd prefer or not, includes acknowledging the negatives that may come with it. Anything less would be utopianism."
we have to do something

“We Have To Do Something!”

December 7th, 1941. On this day over 350 planes and 6 aircraft carriers made their way from Japan toward Hawaii to execute Operation AI....
Pragmatic Ancap

The Pragmatic Anarcho-Capitalist: Liberty With A System

Anarcho-capitalists. Free marketeers, individualists, and anti-state. This loose collection of idealists has received harsh criticism throughout the years for their seemingly Utopian ideas. They...
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An Evaluation of Social Contract Theory Part 2: If You Don’t Like it, Leave!

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...

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...

“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...

It’s Not Just “Basic Economics”

If you’ve ever engaged in a debate with those on the left I’m willing to bet that a lot of their positions and understandings...

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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."
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."
Bay Area Police prepare for Protestors, while the state exists

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...