Monthly Archives: January 2015

What Libertarians Don’t “Get” About “American Sniper”

Note: I’ve made a slight edit to the last section to clarify my point. A Fox News columnist has written an article penned “It’s the patriotism, stupid. What liberal critics don’t get about ‘American Sniper.’” The writer is Pete Hegseth is … Continue reading

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Anti-Libertarian Argument Makes Faulty Assumptions: Anarchy is about Rules, Not Rulers

Most objections to libertarianism consist of ad hominem attacks – that is, attacking the person and/or their intentions rather than the argument. When this fails, objections generally run toward grandiose ex cathedra pronouncement about the world that not only doesn’t match … Continue reading

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To the State, Lack of Tribal Loyalty Justifies Double Standards In Wars

In war, one argument used by the government is that the other people aren’t “civilized,” implying they are not to be afforded the same courtesies normally expected.

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Vietnam Sniper: 99% of talk about snipers is “plain bull and mythology”

I came across this article from Veterans Today by the senior editor, Gordon Duff, a former sniper in the Vietnam Conflict. It is definitely a must-read for people who want to know what actually happens on the battlefield. When veterans come … Continue reading

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Republicans Do Not Care About the Unborn

One of the supposed planks of the Republican Party is being pro-life* – as long as the unborn child is an American, that is. And as long as it’s politically expedient.

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A Libertarian Reaction to President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Leave it to Sean Connery to summarize my sentiments exactly.

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How We Ever Going to Get There If We Don’t Start Somewhere?

Obviously the idea of reducing and then abolishing the state sounds inane. This is because people misinterpret what libertarians are actually saying. The inference is that we intend to carry this out tomorrow, when what we are actually offering is … Continue reading

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