In Pursuit of Virtue – September Edition

Physics: 10 strange things about the universe I am certain you never knew. Biology: Scientists may have found a cure for malaria. Statism: FBI launches its face recognition software on cameras across the country. Economics: Media juggernaut Paul Krugman doesn’t understand the gold standard, but you can. Sociology: Facebook cited in 1/3 of all divorces…

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Let’s Not Get Paranoid, Now…

In a long succession, the office of the POTUS sought to increase its dominion over men and the judicial and legislative branches. This trend has grown markedly steeper over the last few presidents, as evinced by executive orders; limelight commentary on every small issue that faces the country, society, or government; and the expansion of…

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Police State Checkpoints

Here is round two, a followup of a post from a few days ago showing nonviolent resistance to the AZ checkpoint system. These checkpoints are not constitutional, but it no longer matters unless we stand up for our rights. The shock of the bully officer that is outraged at not being able to intimidate this…

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In Pursuit of Virtue – August Edition

Titles should be enough, right? I am pretty busy, but each of the next few bullets deserves an individual post – so take the time to read them! The Myth of Wartime Prosperity. Looming Fiscal Disaster Isn’t Our Problem, Handout-Driven Moral Degeneracy Is. The Rise of the Praetorian Class. Economics vs. Politics. The Rule of…

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The Consistency of Libertarianism and Being Pro-Life

I would venture to guess that 50% of libertarians are pro-life. I believe that to be the consistent side if the minarchist/anarchist paradigm. Laurence Vance gives the basic case, and responds to common objections: What I recently said about abortion in my article “Should Libertarians Be Conservatives” that ruffled the feathers of some libertarians was…

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