Category Archives: War

Can Libertarians Fight (And Die) For Their Country?

Sheldon Richman at the Libertarian Institute writes: Horace’s declaration “Dulce et Decorum est Pro patria mori” — “It is sweet and proper to die for one’s country” — is just what poet Wilfred Owen called it: “The old Lie.” Screenwriter Paddy Chayefsky extended Owen’s point … Continue reading

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Who Can’t Handle the Truth?

You can’t handle the truth! Chances are you’ve heard this line from a famous scene in the 1993 film A Few Good Men. Conservatives love to use it against liberals, or the line “you want me on that wall, you … Continue reading

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Long Live Anarchy!

Long live anarchy! Lickspittle! Bureaucrat! I am a free man, lickspittle. There is nothing you can do about it. I am the only free man on the this train. The rest of you are cattle! – Anonymous “Intellectual” from the … Continue reading

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Useful Myths

A commenter pointed out in my post about American Myths the damage films such as American Sniper cause and I though the film was worth re-examining from the perspective of it being a modern state myth. Having seen it myself, I consider it a case study … Continue reading

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A (not-so) quick thought on the situation in Oregon

A lot has been said about the standoff going on right now between militia and government authorities in Oregon in response to the feds’ treatment of a local ranch family. Nothing I say will be particularly original, but might as … Continue reading

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Doug Casey on Immigration and Borders

Crisis investor Doug Casey has added his two cents to the immigration and borders debate. I find his perspective to be rather unique, seeing as he has visited and lived in more countries than most. Unfortunately, while he provides some … Continue reading

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The “Libertarian” Scopes Trial

There are some who seem to be confused about what the Non-Aggression Principle really says. Or they’re just being dense. Either way, the name of libertarianism and anarcho-capitalism is being dragged through the mud and put on trial in a court … Continue reading

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