"Imagine all the years of progress that have been lost because of government enforced monopolies. Imagine all the entrepreneurs that never saw their ideas come to light because they had their ankles tied to cinder-blocks while the corporations had bikes
"Frankly, the film left me stunned with its unintentional libertarian messaging on the terrors of a corrupt government, human nature and individuals defending themselves," writes Luke Henderson about the newly released 'The First Purge'. Spoilers ahead.
"Libertarians and conservatives will say that a business has every right to do what it pleases, which I don’t disagree with; however, once you purchase the product and it's officially under your care and ownership, you should be allowed to
"Many libertarians, for whatever reason, have reached the consensus that privatizing the border would provide a natural remedy to an existing immigration problem. In reality, if the border were the dam restraining a sea of immigrants, privatizing it will bust
"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
Most people consider consent to be a straight forward concept. Parties voluntarily agreeing beforehand to the actions taking place between them sounds simple enough, right? Unfortunately, life – and more specifically, the state – has a way of overcomplicating situations.
We’ve all had that experience where someone around us repeats a word endlessly, until a point where it loses its meaning in our heads altogether. Oftentimes referred to as semantic satiation, insults can likewise lose meaning when repeated ad nauseam.
I would like to think that our often maligned, but still boisterous, hybrid of libertarian Catholics have managed to make one huge step towards legitimacy in pro-liberty circles. Unfortunately we have also taken a huge step backwards in our efforts