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Rules For Immigration

I have more or less stopped writing about the immigration/border issue, because I’ve found people are less concerned about the results than they are about the “spirit” or “principle,” which ignores all relevant information used to determine prudent action. Not … Continue reading

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Tradthots And Open Borders

Regular readers of this notebook blog are aware that I have no love for the tradhots. But Lauren Southern’s detainment and denial of entry into the U.K. offers us a chance to see how ideologically consistent open borders advocates are. … Continue reading

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The “Will” Of The People

The Daily Mail writes about the blessings of the democratic process and the achievements possible when people just follow the constitution – amended, of course: White South African farmers will be removed from their land after a landslide vote in … Continue reading

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Libertarians (Wrongly) Presuppose Common Values

Over at the Orthosphere, writer Kristor levels a criticism of libertarianism that it presupposes the absence of any common culture (don’t misunderstand his use of the word “cult”). Libertarianism is ever the precursor to tyranny. For, it proposes the maximum … Continue reading

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The Notion of “Common Property” Is Inherently Communist

Bob Higgs is a libertarian American ex-pat living in Mexico who in a recent blog post wrote the following within the context of immigration and borders (bold emphasis added): As for so-called public property, which the government purports to own, the … Continue reading

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Additional Thought On Open Borders Debate

I keep having these epiphanies, so there it is. We have to keep in mind what open border advocates say compared to what they truly mean and the implications for it. When they advocates open borders, they are not advocating … Continue reading

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My Standing Challenge To Open Border Libertarians

Having argued with open border libertarians (outside of this site) for long enough, I’ll leave a simple challenge from now on: First, I’ll define “open borders” as: The unrestricted flow of humans on state-controlled land in and out of a … Continue reading

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