Tag: tyranny

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Culture

Oppressive Moralism of Secular Political Fanatics

There are loads of obsessives today: folks fixated on their phone, TV, sports, race, sex, etc. But the only ones …

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Libertarianism

Constitutional Restraints on Power

American political institutions presuppose certain convictions about human nature, the worth and prerogatives of persons, the meaning of life, the distinction between right and wrong, and the destiny of the individual. The Colonists came to their understanding of these matters as heirs of the intellectual and religious heritage of Christendom—the culture whose shaping forces ‘sprang from ancient Israel, Greece, and Rome.

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History

Religious Roots of Liberty

This article by Rev. Edmund Opitz (who wrote The Libertarian Theology of Freedom) is reprinted from the Mises Daily Article …

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Media

Good News, Bad News Sept 20, 2021: Financial Woes from China and Meta-News Analysis

The LCI Roundtable discusses the implications of financial problems faced by China, specifically with regard to Evergrande, as well as …

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Theology

A Ruler’s Demise

This entry is part 32 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and Government …

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Theology

Prudence in Resistance

This entry is part 31 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and Government …

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History

The Second Amendment and Built-in Revolution

This entry is part 30 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and Government …

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Theology

When should a Christian defend himself?

This entry is part 19 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and Government …

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Theology

Is it time to resist tyranny?

This entry is part 17 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and Government …

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History

The differing schools of public policy theology

This entry is part 14 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and Government …

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History

Were the American revolutionaries wrong to revolt?

This entry is part 13 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and Government …

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History

Should the Founders have submitted to government more?

This entry is part 12 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and Government …

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Libertarianism

Can starting a revolution be a good thing?

This entry is part 11 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course essays by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and …

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Economics

ImmiGreat

This entry is part 12 of 22 in the series Great Libertarian Memes

Thanks in large part to misinformation, protectionist legislation passed with the support of Big Labor and other rent-seeking groups, and rhetoric accompanying these actions, immigration has become a divisive topic. As was seen between East and West Berlin decades ago and between the United States and Mexico today, this controversy sometimes results in the construction of physical barriers to prevent the free movement of individuals. Yet, fortunately there are some reasonable voices in this discussion, helping to point out how immigration restrictions further entrench governments and negate individual rights, in addition to severely hampering the economy.

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Politics

Homeland Tyranny

This entry is part 10 of 22 in the series Great Libertarian Memes

This article is #10 of a weekly series highlighting the former memes of Bureaucrash, an organization once headed by my …

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News

One Ring to Rule Them All

I just found a stupendous editorial cartoon, written by Terrence Nowicki, Jr. at This Is Historic Times: Awesome work, Terrence, …

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Economics

10 Things I Hate About Taxes #4: Privacy and Personal Income

This entry is part 4 of 12 in the series Ten Things I Hate About Taxes

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

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