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His Majesty’s Media Presents: President Donald Trump’s Weekly Address – 7/14/17

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Today the President reminded his fellow Americans that government healthcare is here to stay. In the time honored tradition of blaming the previous administration for the country’s problems, President Trump spent the first half of his address on the “Obamacare. Disaster.” “Obamacare has wreaked havoc on American lives, and if we don’t replace it, the calamity will only get worse.” Replace....

A Comprehensive Guide to Property Rights

To tackle the topic of property rights, we must get down into the most basic form of ownership, the ownership of one’s self and one’s body. This is what libertarian theorists define as the concept of self-ownership. You own your body and maintain exclusive usage of it. This concept is where we arrive that actions such as assault, rape, murder,...

Brewing Liberty

Brewing Liberty
America has a long love and hate history with alcohol. It has been with us since the beginning; it sparked unrest and political action in taverns across the colonies, it lent courage to those Patriots that tossed Britain's significantly less potent beverage into the harbor in Boston, it kept spirits up when it looked like the Cause of Liberty...

Dude, what happened to Venezuela?

The economic issue with Venezuela comes from a recession gap. If you’re not familiar with the term, it’s caused when there’s a gap between the countries actual, and potential production economically. Every modern economic model being used in the world today is top down, that means GDP is your economic “north star.” The issue with Venezuela specifically is the...

His Majesty’s Media Presents: President Donald Trump Weekly Address – 7/7/17

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#MAGA That's what we've got going on this week. Trump speaks highly of some accomplishments; removing the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, and the TPP. He then spoke of renegotiating and potentially removing the United States from NAFTA. While I don't mind removing the country from international political collective agreements (although, one promising free trade isn't the worst...

Taxation and Jesus

“Then the Pharisees went and plotted how to entangle him (Jesus) in his words. And they sent their disciples to him, along with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that you are true and teach the way of God truthfully, and you do not care about anyone's opinion, for you are not swayed by appearances. Tell us, then, what...

His Majesty’s Media Presents: President Donald Trump’s Weekly Address – 6/30/17

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This week, in his Majesty’s Weekly Address, the President spoke to his fellow Americans about immigration. Oh fun, border talk. Trump opens his address by talking about how he'd been spending time in the white house with families that had lost members because of illegal immigrants. Specifically, illegal immigrants with criminal records. He then goes on to mention the...

A Quarrelsome Bunch; (Why Libertarians Can’t Get Along)

The Libertarian Party and the liberty movement, in general, must contend with some potent opposition... from the dismissive nature of mainstream media to the unshakeable duopoly of the Republicans and Democrats, our philosophy faces an uphill battle to achieve recognition and credibility with American voters. Nevertheless, it seems the greatest threat to our values is not found in the...

Make Libertarianism Thin Again

The political battles of 2017 are about culture. Over the last decade or so, the left-right paradigm has been moving away from matters of political economy and more towards the dichotomy between opposing cultural values and lifestyles. For those of us who think economically, it’s mystifying to see the people of both left and right pledge their support so strongly...

The Forgotten Karl: the Life and Philosophy of Karl Hess

When talking about famous “Karls” throughout history, the likes of Karl Marx, Karl Rove, Sir Karl Popper, and Karl Benz may come to mind for a vast majority of people with a general knowledge of politics, science, and business. However, there is one “Karl” that doesn’t seem to get the recognition he deserves despite having great influence on all...

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