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Freedom Philosophy: Never Felt More Libertarian

Never Felt More Libertarian

Never have I felt more libertarian than when I watched Trump’s speech on Islam. I sat down to watch it with my girlfriend, who’s Iranian, and was mostly interested to find out whether or not her friends and family are about to have bombs dropped on them. We turned...

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Appellate Court Lets Your Drone Go…Unregistered

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has struck down a regulation requiring ordinary citizens to register drone aircraft. The May 19 decision stated that the Federal Aviation Administration did not have the authority to regulate “model aircraft.” Prior to the ruling, the FAA told...

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What are we Thinking – The Issue of the ‘White Male’

What are we Thinking – The Issue of the ‘White Male’ “I’m tired of living in a white male dominated world.” Said a PhD educated “white male” on a linked in post I came across the other day. The post itself was a straw man argument about people who...

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Libertarian Fairy Dust: How to Spread Liberty Without Really Trying

Imagine if there was a magical libertarian fairy dust that could instantly turn your friends into liberty enthusiasts. You could sprinkle this magical fairy dust on them and just like that they’d begin questioning government efficiency and competence.  They’d stop asking who would build the roads and start asking...

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Freedom Philosophy: Never Felt More Libertarian

Never have I felt more libertarian than when I watched Trump’s speech on Islam. I sat down to watch it with my girlfriend, who’s Iranian, and was mostly interested to find out whether or not her friends and family are about to have bombs dropped on them. We turned...

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What is Privilege? – The Right Engle

Over the past couple years; the concept of privilege has grown to be a ubiquitous part of the public discourse. It’s moved from a topic confined in large part to the ivory towers of academia, to one that is a commonplace aspect of mainstream political and social commentary. Its...

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The Lowdown on Liberty: Just How Are We Supposed To Survive Without Regulation, Mr. Libertarian?

This week there was a common trend among questions, so I decided to address the elephant in the room that seems to bother most unfamiliar libertarians, which is: how exactly would things in our life function without the overbearing, gluttonous regulatory state we currently live in? Our first question...

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Appellate Court Lets Your Drone Go…Unregistered

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has struck down a regulation requiring ordinary citizens to register drone aircraft. The May 19 decision stated that the Federal Aviation Administration did not have the authority to regulate “model aircraft.” Prior to the ruling, the FAA told...

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The WannaCrypt Ransomware Plague Was Just the Beginning

The collective known as “‎The Shadow Brokers,” who previously leaked the infamous Windows SMB exploit which gave rise to last weekend’s WannaCrypt ransomware plague, are back and ready to cause yet more damage. What is the Windows SMB? It’s a file sharing protocol which allows Windows clients to request...

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Turkish Government Blocks Access to Wikipedia Over Refusal to Remove Content

The Turkish government blocked access to Wikipedia early Saturday, citing a law which is said to protect national security, in response to Wikipedia’s refusal to remove content the Turkish government believed to be smearing their country. The Ministry of Transport, Maritime, and Communication defended its blocking of Wikipedia incomplaining the...

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