Monthly Archives: July 2015

Is America Becoming Like East Germany?

Recently I was watching a 1980s film called Night Crossing about the real-life account of two East German families who escape to West Germany in the late 1970s by a hot-air balloon. Production issues aside (some actors have English accents, some American, then … Continue reading

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Why a Libertarian Supports (And Doesn’t) Donald Trump’s Presidential Candidacy

That has to be one of the weirdest post titles you’ll come across on this topic. And seemingly contradictory. How can a libertarian possibly support in any way a crony capitalist, flip-flopper, gun control advocate, and former Hillary Clinton supporting … Continue reading

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Abortion: Final Refuge of the White Supremacist

I have found little desire to comment on the recent blowup over videos showing Planned Parenthood officials selling body parts of the murdered unborn. It’s akin to someone showing me a video of a soldier shooting someone and then saying, … Continue reading

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Thick Libertarianism Redux

This is a follow-up to my post on thick libertarianism. There, I had an exchange with a commenter about what Richman meant when he wrote his piece on the Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. While he and I ended … Continue reading

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Why Narcissists Hate Libertarianism

Just like sociopaths, narcissists hate libertarianism, though they do so for separate, albeit related, reasons. Whereas a sociopath possesses as a god-like attitude towards everything (what’s mine is mine and what’s yours is mine, as well) and believes morality is … Continue reading

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The Love Affair Between Mainstream Conservatives and Marriage Licenses Needs to End

In response to the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, mainstream conservatives are left wondering what to do, now that their definition of marriage isn’t in vogue with our wise overlords. Ryan Anderson at the Heritage Foundation provides some solutions … Continue reading

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Thick Libertarianism: When Leftism Trumps Libertarianism

Bionic Mosquito’s rebuttal of Sherman Richman‘s piece on why libertarians should cheer the Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage really gets to the heart of the problem with “thick” libertarianism. In addition to highlighting the same indifference to the property … Continue reading

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