Opposites?

Liberty cannot be defined without also defining government because each is the polar opposite of the other. Of course both can and do exist at the same time, but each is diminished to the extent the other exists. Someone rushes … Continue reading

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Protecting The Wrong People

The following article from Richard Rahn is one of those great ideas that are needed in our Constitution. He proposes that Congress just provide the legislation. I don’t believe Congress would ever do it. (Unless the TLR were threatening their … Continue reading

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Classical Liberalism’s Impossible Dream

I think it was in the summer of 2000 that I met Professor Don Boudreaux at a CATO University seminar in California. We became friends and through him I later met Bob Higgs. Both have been extremely influential in my … Continue reading

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More on the Anarcho-Libertarian Idea

Lately I find myself reading more and more anarcho-libertarian articles. Some are almost ancient. Don Boudreaux’s article from early in the last decade—The A-Word—is a well reasoned examination of the idea. It is worth noting that it was written before … Continue reading

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The Fiscal Cliff Is Not The Problem.

If our government reported its liabilities as every corporation is required to do: It would show our deficit today at $86 trillion–instead of $16 trillion–as a result of Social Security and Medicare obligations. The real federal deficit for 2012 is … Continue reading

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Yukon’s Rant The Second Amendment and the Right of Self-defense

Occasionally I get an email or discover an article I want to share. Below is an email from a friend and former police officer that should draw a comment or two.   As you may have discerned from our other … Continue reading

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The Ron Paul Gold Coin Case

For daring to form gold into a likeness of Ron Paul and referring to it as a Liberty Dollar Bernard von NotHaus was found guilty last spring of counterfeiting charges for minting and distributing a form of private money. All … Continue reading

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Will The Police Protect You?

Yesterday I received an email from Kim a reader in Australia asking me to discuss the fascist manner in which nations are reacting to the issue of terrorism. I promised to write on that subject soon and then this morning … Continue reading

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The Commission on the Presidential Debates

Below is one of several emails I sent to the sponsors of the Commission on the Presidential Debates.             Peter Kovler, Chair       The Blum Kovler Foundation The Commission on Presidential Debates is composed of Democrats and Republicans only. Neither of … Continue reading

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Recommended

There are few organizations with which I am always in agreement. Downsize DC is on that very short list of one. Every day they produce a letter to Congress for my endorsement and yours. It offers opportunity to edit and … Continue reading

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