Category: Politics

Politics

What I Learned about Christian Love from My Conversation With Black Lives Matter Leader Hawk Newsome

When Jesus visited his disciples after his execution, they were terrified. They expected him to bring the standard justice of …

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Politics

Political Correctness Hallucinates Immigrants as Animals

This week, the Political Correctness religion mass hallucinated that Trump called illegal immigrants animals because many of its members feel …

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Libertarianism

A Little Conserva-tive

By Albert Jay Nock. Originally published in Atlantic Monthly, October 1936. I often think it’s comical How Nature always does …

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Culture

Kanye, Trump, and the Demon Called Legion

“You don’t have to agree with trump but the mob can’t make me not love him.” – Kanye West Forget …

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Politics

Diagnosis: Institutionalized Codependency

Boundaries are one of the most fundamental principles for libertarians. They are essential for delineating personal property and bodily autonomy. …

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Libertarianism

Inconceivable! The Plausibility of a Stateless Society

Among Christian libertarians, as with other libertarians, there are differing views concerning the legitimacy, necessity, and inevitability of the state. For …

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Politics

An Alternative View on Taxes

The centuries immediately before and after the 100s CE in the Greco-Roman world were increasingly violent. There were frequent uprisings, …

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Libertarianism

Does Drug Testing Violate Libertarian Principles?

Is testing all potential and current employees for drug use a dumb idea? I think so. But your moral—and in …

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Politics

Monday Morning Matrix Meme: What is “The American People”?

One of the most popular techniques of unifying a large group of people is through nationalist slogans, slurs, and emblems. …

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Libertarianism

Republicans Still Don’t Get It on Gun Control

As night follows day, so cries for more gun control follow another deadly shooting. But once again, it is not …

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Politics

Monday Morning Matrix Meme: What Governments Need

It is often suggested that governments exist to fight poverty, deal with crime, and deter foreign enemies. So holy is …

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Politics

Monday Morning Matrix Meme: What is the Government?

Whenever there’s a school shooting, the answer from the political left is always the same: take the guns away from …

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Achieving Power, Printing Money, Creating Wealth

  If you wanted to become the most powerful person in the world, how would you do it? Work harder …

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Politics

Monday Morning Matrix Meme: Wars and Rulers

  People generally don’t want war. In fact, the natural resistance of human beings to kill one other is so …

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Politics

Monday Morning Matrix Meme: The State Protects Itself More than You

It is often suggested that governments have police and armies primarily to protect the people. And, while there might be …

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Politics

Monday Morning Matrix Meme: Banks and War

One of the most popular myths in any society is that wars are necessary and meaningful. It is assumed that …

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Jesus Wasn’t A Libertarian (But He’s Glad I Am!)

Christianity is Making a “Social Turn” Christian thought and practice is making a turn toward a qualitatively social faith. That …

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Politics

Monday Morning Matrix Meme: Voting

“Have you voted today?” I remember uttering these words when calling up random, local people on the phone hours before …

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Politics

The Idol of National Security

Exodus 1:8 Now there arose a new king over Egypt, who did not know Joseph. 9 And he said to …

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History

Monday Morning Matrix Meme: Legality v. Morality

Being born into a nation-state, all of us are trained to equate “illegal” with “bad,” and “legal” with “OK.” And …

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Culture

Why I’m Bullish on the Future of Capitalism

Why am I not worried that some group of people or the entire world are ‘moving towards socialism’? Because I …

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Politics

Anarchism, Minarchism, and Legitimacy in Civil Governance

Among Christian libertarians, as with other libertarians, there are differing views concerning the legitimacy, necessity, and inevitability of the state. For …

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Politics

Monday Morning Matrix Meme: Democracy

Democracy is one of the great gods of Western civilization. “We are part of something providential,” said John McCain in …

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Politics

Power Politics in the Name of Love

Christians in America continue to wrestle with the challenge of how best to engage politically following the corrosive aftermath of …

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Politics

Monday Morning Matrix Meme: Authority

Human beings are often told to do stuff on the sheer basis of “authority” alone. “Listen to your teacher.” Why? …

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Libertarianism

The John Baeza Files: Detective Blows Whistle on Drug War, Prison System

Before he was Ron Paul and Rand Paul’s head of security, John Baeza was a cop’s cop. Coming from a …

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Culture

Republican Hypocrisy on Abortion

Republicans like to play the pro-life card. It makes their base think they are worthy of votes and financial support. …

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Media

Christ vs the Crowd: My Interview with Jordan B Peterson

Coinciding with the release of his new book 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, Dr. Jordan B. Peterson …

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Libertarianism

Women’s Rights? A Libertarian Evaluation

Women’s rights movements have centered on the fact that in some societies women have been perceived as property or a …

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Politics

What You Should Really Know About the Libyan Slave Trade

Christians Serious About Justice Cannot Pretend History Began Yesterday Readers of The Gospel Coalition could hardly be blamed for thinking …

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