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Thomas J. Eckert is a Copy Editor for Being Libertarian. With a passion for politics, he studies economics and history and writes in his spare time on political and economic current events. He is a self-described voluntarist.


"Throughout history, the most successful groups that have pushed for inequality (such as the Ku Klux Klan, slaveholders, etc.) all used government institutions to further this unequal divide, oftentimes under the guise of pushing for equality – think Jim Crow’s


"Imagine that 94% of violent crime in the country occurred within Wal-Mart. Not only would people never set foot in a Wal-Mart again, but we can easily predict a public outcry for the feds to come in and examine, if


“If we don’t recognize our own radicalization and actively seek out and embrace peaceful resolutions simply because the idea is difficult or uncomfortable, then we will never rid our culture of the epidemic of violence we all claim to detest


"Whether through purposeful manipulation or sheer happenstance, what we witnessed yesterday wasn’t a march for solutions, security, or morality, but rather a march against their own right to life and self-ownership, and with that, inevitably comes tyranny," writes Thomas J.


"What we're left with is an argument for common sense that lacks any sort of sense; a plea to protect their rights which don’t consist of any rights; all wrapped up in a 'revolution' that fortifies the establishment’s authority," writes


The United States of America. A nation built by a group of misfits simply longing for opportunity. A country that banded together in the face of tough odds to vanquish evil ideologies from flourishing. Or so we’re told in the


It’s happened again, another tragedy in America, and once more we hear the cries for systematic change echo from coast to coast. Instead of berating you with countless policy prescriptions in the aftermath, and whether or not they will deter

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