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Economics

Economics Has the Answer: What’s the Question?

By Edmund Opitz. Adam Smith’s monumental achievement was to enlarge the individual person’s freedom of action in economic affairs, and …

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Economics

Freedom and Majority Rule

By Edmund Opitz Lord Northcliffe, the publisher of the London Times, came to this country a few years after World …

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Politics

Architects of Leviathan

By Edmund Opitz Opitz delivered this paper in October 1973 before Hillsdale College students and faculty during “Political Morality: From …

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Politics

What does it mean to be an effective local activist?

As I’ve aged, I’ve found myself transformed from scientist to engineer, from artist to performer, from philosopher to pragmatist. It’s a pretty typical pattern. Be it accident or serendipity, this journey has coincided with a sudden interest in politics. My middle aged pragmatism has paid off, personally, in this new hobby. I’ve definitely discovered that, at least in the political realm, experience is, for me, the best teacher I can find.

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Politics

The Fall of Bureaucrash

Less than two weeks ago I wrote about how to connect with other libertarian Christians via the Internet. One of …

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Politics

What do you hate most about taxes?

“Tax season always begins on April 16th, and ends 365 days later.” “There are only two certainties in this life: …

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Politics

If President Obama Twittered

For the uninitiated… Twitter is a nifty “micro-blogging” service where you are limited to no more than 140 characters to …

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Politics

Would Allowing Firearms on Campus Protect Students?

Proponents of “gun free” campuses often say there is no reason to believe that guns on campus would prevent violence on campus. They feel confident saying this merely because guns are not currently allowed on campuses so we cannot amass any evidence. But to the contrary, this evidence does exist. Law-abiding citizens can and have used guns to prevent violence at schools in multiple instances.

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Economics

The Californicrisis and Bank Nationalization

When an economy undergoes a contraction, governments collect less revenue simply because less is happening and less is being bought. Consumer cutbacks are a good and healthy occurrence – individuals reduce consumption in favor of saving, and the economy can resume a sustainable growth pattern. The loss of revenue, however, is obviously despised by government bureaucracy.

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Libertarianism

40 Reasons to Ban Guns

Christians are not forbidden by Christ to practice basic self-defense. There are times, of course, when suffering through persecution (even …

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News

GW’s Presidential Review

Over at The Humble Libertarian, Sir Messamore has put together an excellent post-mortem of the last eight years of accomplishments …

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News

Dick Cheney Admits He is a War Criminal

In this exclusive ABC interview (transcript) Cheney does not outright say “I am a war criminal, please put cuffs on …

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News

Bush REGRETS the war now?

So, I have had an very taxing weekend and was unable to put up a new article. Hopefully I’ll get …

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