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Libertarians for Trump?

Apparently there is a new trend this election, with tons of libertarians,(see here, and here, for example, but theres more) are supporting Donald Trump for president. Now, their main argument seems to be that he is anti-establishment, and that the mainstream media and the Republican party machine do…

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Are you pumped for the 2016 election?

You shouldn't be, its gonna be exactly like every other election. Politicians are gonna promise things, theres gonna be cool candidates and lame candidates. Most will promise the world, there will be people saying this candidate will be the one, the one that will change everything, to make America t…

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Gun control is dying

It might not seem like it, but its obvious once you know the signs, for instance, watch the frustration in people like Obama's face whenever he gets on the stage to talk about gun control, they know the American people are rejecting gun restrictions, and they don't like it. The fact is, anytime gun …

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Why can't we have a steam car?

Steam engines seem archaic to most people, an old relic of the past rightfully replaced by the internal combustion engine, but thats until you read about advanced steam technology. Steam has benefited greatly from the use of a condenser, which unfortunately came along to late. It recycles the steam …

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An open letter to my grandpa and other Republican grandpas

When conservatives like Donald Trump talk about forcing companies to register their employees and other measures to check and make sure they arent employing illegal immigrants, they r violating the free market principles they claim to uphold, a true free market means other than restrictions against …

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Child Support Laws are Immoral

There I said it, go ahead and burn me at the stake now, I've thought it out for a while and I just don't see how child support laws are defensible under the nonaggression principle. Parents, should not be forced to raise their children, I know, that also sounds awful, but hear me out. If you do not …

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Why we should legalize assisted suicide tomorrow

This we, I had to do something every pet owner dreads, euthanizing my beloved cat, Mittens. I had him sense I was five years old and he just was too old to continue living without being in pain. But as I went through with it I realized something kind of sad.

When animals get too old and are suffe…

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The U.S. is full of secret police

Ah, the secret police, an Authoritarian government's go to group for cracking down on dissenters. The Gestapo, Stasi, and many more were used historically to harass and murder anyone who dared to voice criticism against their government. Most governments only have one organization dedicated for this…

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Liberty in the United States

LiNK, which stands for Liberty in North Korea, is an organization thats goal is in the damn title. I've seen a lot of advertisements for this site sense "The Interview" came out and hating on North Korea's totalitarianism seems to be the new hip thing.

Now, I don't want to hate on this organizati…

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To breed, or not to Breed.....

That is the question,

Child rearing seems to have become a weirdly polarizing issue lately, with the age old closeted racist notion that you must outbread those of a different tribe than you, and the neurotic, environmentalist notion that no one should breed because it contributes negatively to o…

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Reversing the slow chipping away of freedom

Most of the greatest fears of antigovernment people is that the government will just outright one day declare martial law or some shit like that. One has really happened is much scarier. The government has slowly over time chipped away at our freedoms little by little. We started in this country wit…

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Never forget the Armenian Genocide

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The 24th will mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide perpetraded by the Ottoman Empire in WW1. When it comes knowledge of atrocities popular culture seems to only focus on the Holocaust, and maybe the Rwanda Genocide. Both of those genocides were awful, and it is important to…

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Handling abortion in a Libertarian society

Note: The point of this post is not to make the case that abortion is a violation of the NAP, but to simply explain how abortion could be dealt with in a free society, so Libertarians who think abortion is not a violation of the NAP will not like this.

 

Abortion is a very controversial and e…

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Mandatory voting?

Obama recently suggested that mandatory voting would really benefit the United States, here is the video where he states this:

Besides the moral issue that mandatory voting involves forcing people at the threat of imprisonment to pick between two candidates who, when elected, will continue to…

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Mens Rights are stupid...and so are womens rights

The mens rights movement seems to be gaining traction on the internet, and feminists predictably are having none of it. Most of the criticisms feminists have, that MRA's are diluted, that they are not perpetual victims in their culture, and that they don't deserve some special rights, I agree with, …

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What the hell happened to Tim Shafer?

Can't we let gamergate die already? We won't be able to if people like Tim Shafer keep stirring the pot on it. What I think he was intending was to stir up controversy on this to bring himself back into the spot light, because he realized just how irrelivent he has become. I guess it worked, up …

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Throw the Constitution in the garbage

Like what all the politicians have already done with it. Its time we all admit, minarchists included, that the constitution is a failure. Its original purpose was to create a limited government with power separated between three equal branches, the states, and the people, and to respect the rights o…

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Legalize dog fighting

Michael Vick is innocent! At least when it comes to violating the nonaggression principle, he's still a piece of shit. A lot of people cry that this is the weak spot of libertarianism, that it does not leave room for animal rights, but I happen to feel that it is one of its many strengths, because a…

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The truth about Steve Jobs

"I'm not glad he's dead, but I'm glad hes gone."

-RMS-

 

Steve Jobs is often remembered as a controversial figure, and rightly so, considering what articles like this point out, but one thing everyone seems to agree on is that he was a good free market entrepreneur and a perfect example of a sel…

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Is a violent revolution a violation of Libertarian principles?

The concept of violently overthrowing a government is received very differently among libertarians than it is among left-wing philosophies like communism who seem to except it without controversy as part of their often ends justify the means mentality. It is a controversy among libertarians and none…

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