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Children Of (No) Men

In an article published by the online magazine, Aeon, Professor Howard Rachlin engages in an Orwellian thought experiment; what if all children were separated from their parents at birth and randomly given to another family? Rachlin writes (bold emphasis added) … Continue reading

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Wards of The State

As the United States continues its political descent, one thing we will continue to witness (and suffer) are greater intrusions into our personal lives. In a free society “a man’s home is his castle,” but in our modern culture the … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Minimalism

One of the beauties of living a minimalist lifestyle is that most of the hotly debated political issues to me are moot points. Those who are invested in the current setup are passionate about it because they have a lot … Continue reading

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Here I Stand

At what point are you willing to take up arms against the state? What will it take? What right will they have to violate so flagrantly that you find continued submission intolerable? Where would you draw the line? For Christopher … Continue reading

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All Your Kids Are Belong To Us (The State)

If any of you thought I was acting paranoid when I penned that Victorian Age-length tome on why I’m tentative about having kids, consider the following story. Reason Magazine writes: One afternoon this past April, a Florida mom and dad … Continue reading

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Is the Belief in Libertarianism Just a Sign of Childishness?

That appears to be the thesis of David Masciotra’s Alternet article, “‘You’re Not The Boss of Me!’ Why Libertarianism Is a Childish Sham.” I would offer a more thorough critique, but as Sheldon Richman has pointed out in his own refutation, like most libertarian … Continue reading

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Counterterror Chief: “Confrontational” children might be terrorists

In a speech at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, White House counterterrorism and Homeland Security adviser Lisa Monaco said that parents need to be on the lookout for warning signs that their children might be a possible terrorist. … Continue reading

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