The dividing line between compassion and tyranny has a name: it is called coercion. It is the border that encircles libertarian geography on the political map.
Few would argue with our bedrock libertarian principle: it is unjust to initiate force or fraud against another person. Don’t you agree?
And yet we force people to join unions, force people to pay arbitrary prices for goods, services, and labor, force people to purchase insurance, force people to fund…
Added by Tim Nerenz on May 31, 2010 at 9:13pm — No Comments
The Civil Rights Act of 1964? Why do we have to reopen that debate because of something one guy didn’t say on a program no one watched?
And wasn’t the name of their website MoveOn? Whatever happened to that idea?
We are now in the fourth year of Democratic control in Congress, and they are still whining about GWB instead of doing the job we pay them for.
It has been thirty years since Ronald Reagan’s tax cuts were proposed, and I am still reading…
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Arlen Specter lost, and Rand Paul won – that is not just big, it’s Joe Biden big.
You could not find two better poster-kids than Mr. Specter and Dr. Paul for what is wrong with this country and what might save it, respectively.
Specter served in the Senate for 24 years, while this is Paul’s first crack at public office. Specter is a regular on the Sunday talk shows, while Paul couldn’t buy his way on. Specter ran on ObamaCare; Paul practices actual health care.…
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President Obama is right: at some point you have made enough money, and that point is called: it's-none-of-your-damn-business.
It’s nobody's business how much money you make, how much you spend, what you spend it on, how much you save, how much you invest, what you invest in, how much you profit, how much you give away, and who you give it to.
It's your money, that's why.
And while we are at it, it's nobody's business what you eat, drink, smoke, drive, wear, buy,…
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