Category Archives: borders

Breaking Up American States

Courtesy of Fox News, there is an alternative Calexit movement emerging – an exit of rural California from urban California. There is another secession movement in California, and elsewhere in America, that is getting genuine attention from political pundits. While it … Continue reading

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Tradthots And Open Borders

Regular readers of this notebook blog are aware that I have no love for the tradhots. But Lauren Southern’s detainment and denial of entry into the U.K. offers us a chance to see how ideologically consistent open borders advocates are. … Continue reading

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The “Will” Of The People

The Daily Mail writes about the blessings of the democratic process and the achievements possible when people just follow the constitution – amended, of course: White South African farmers will be removed from their land after a landslide vote in … Continue reading

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Karl Marx On Free Trade

In a speech in 1848 titled “On the question of free trade,” Karl Marx concluded with this remark (bold emphasis added). But, in general, the protective system of our day is conservative, while the free trade system is destructive. It breaks up … Continue reading

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The Notion of “Common Property” Is Inherently Communist

Bob Higgs is a libertarian American ex-pat living in Mexico who in a recent blog post wrote the following within the context of immigration and borders (bold emphasis added): As for so-called public property, which the government purports to own, the … Continue reading

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Additional Thought On Open Borders Debate

I keep having these epiphanies, so there it is. We have to keep in mind what open border advocates say compared to what they truly mean and the implications for it. When they advocates open borders, they are not advocating … Continue reading

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My Standing Challenge To Open Border Libertarians

Having argued with open border libertarians (outside of this site) for long enough, I’ll leave a simple challenge from now on: First, I’ll define “open borders” as: The unrestricted flow of humans on state-controlled land in and out of a … Continue reading

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