Category Archives: Constitutional Law and Courts

Why This Libertarian Believes We Will Never Abolish the State

I’m discussing this in my upcoming ebook (God knows when I’ll finish it) but a recent spat within the “liberty movement” compelled me to bring it up here first. When a person begins their journey as a libertarian and internalizing the … Continue reading

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Blessed Are the Faithful (Who Don’t Vote)

On Facebook a friend of mine posted a link to an article written by a Christian writer on the current political ideologies. What I found fascinating is that while the writer critiques democracy, it is not because of how it works but how … Continue reading

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Playing with (holy) fire

In my last post I wrote about how one of the main driving forces behind the anti-same-sex marriage movement is that it’s not just about “keeping the government” out of the bedroom. In fact, it doesn’t get them out at all. One … Continue reading

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Strain the Gnat But Swallow the Camel

Has it occurred to anyone who is whining and cajoling about the Confederate flag that everything we associate with it – racism, segregation, slavery – occurred within the United States under the Stars and Stripes? Indeed, some forget that slave states … Continue reading

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Hell’s Angels

If men were angels, no government would be necessary. That is a famous quote taken from Federalist #51 by James Madison reflecting on the nature of man and the necessity of government. Like the saying power corrupts and the road to … Continue reading

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Setting the Record Straight on Libertarians and the Southern Confederacy

As the saying goes, if I got a dime every time libertarians got accused of supporting Southern slavery, I’d have to pay the highest income tax bracket in the country. The statement taken by itself is baffling; how can libertarians, people … Continue reading

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The Libertarian Republic That Wasn’t

I’ve criticized the publisher of the Libertarian Republic previously for running a site titled as such, only to describe himself as a minarchist or constitutionalist. He has now articulated his vision of what a “libertarian republic” would look like. If it was written to … Continue reading

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