Category Archives: Government Subsidized Business

Libertarians Just Love Corporations!

One of my personal favorite fallacies to hear from people about libertarianism is that it would let all the corporations run wild with their obscene profits and screw over the consumer. Which, of course, is why the following is true: … Continue reading

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No One Owes You Anything (You Don’t Own)

A while back on this blog I got into an argument with a commenter over whether or not a store owner could refuse entry or refuse coffee to people based on their race. Putting aside the morality of the act, I … Continue reading

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Why Many People Hate (Free Market) Capitalism

Libertarians like to say often that one of the reasons people don’t like capitalism is because what we capitalism today isn’t capitalism as we think of it. They are thinking of mercantilism, which is what our current economy is based … Continue reading

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Did laissez-faire capitalism cause the Irish potato famine?

The notion that capitalism, the free market, or anything related to freedom caused the Irish famine contradicts itself. A government controls the economy, then gets blamed for not doing anything when their actions causes terrible results. But it’s amazing what people … Continue reading

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Peter Morici gets it right on capitalism

Too many people don’t know the actual definition of capitalism and are more acquainted with the stereotypical presentation taught in schools and in the majority of films that present business owners as evil and government bureaucrats as righteous defenders of the … Continue reading

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A not-so modest proposition

Libertarians are divided on many issues. One of them is voting. Some believe it is acceptable. Others reject it altogether. As for myself, I am wary of voting for any politician. Usually, I just put my name in the write-in … Continue reading

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How law enforcement should behave

In a perfect, ideal world, a.k.a. a libertarian anarchist society, all law enforcement would be privatized. It would certainly be a far cry from what we have now, where citizens are all considered suspects and their rights are deemed privileges. Suppose, … Continue reading

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