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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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What Libertarians Don’t “Get” About “American Sniper”

Note: I’ve made a slight edit to the last section to clarify my point. A Fox News columnist has written an article penned “It’s the patriotism, stupid. What liberal critics don’t get about ‘American Sniper.’” The writer is Pete Hegseth is … Continue reading

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To the State, Lack of Tribal Loyalty Justifies Double Standards In Wars

In war, one argument used by the government is that the other people aren’t “civilized,” implying they are not to be afforded the same courtesies normally expected.

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Vietnam Sniper: 99% of talk about snipers is “plain bull and mythology”

I came across this article from Veterans Today by the senior editor, Gordon Duff, a former sniper in the Vietnam Conflict. It is definitely a must-read for people who want to know what actually happens on the battlefield. When veterans come … Continue reading

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Since When Did Libertarian Publications Start Defending Unjustifiable Wars?

You’d think being anti-war and being libertarian, someone who subscribes to the NAP, would go hand in hand. At the least, one might be less than inclined to admire the U.S. government’s wars of aggression and occupation. Apparently I was … Continue reading

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American Sniper: It’s all about which flag you’re waving

I have several queries for all those who plan on financially supporting American Sniper.

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Thoughts on the Upcoming “American Sniper”

A lot of my friends are wondering if I plan to see American Sniper, the upcoming film about Chris Kyle, who is reported to have the highest kill count during the Iraq Conflict. I love Clint Eastwood’s films, especially Gran … Continue reading

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