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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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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Tolerance of All Views but Those That Oppose

Dr. Benjamin Wiker, Catholic cultural commentator and frequent author of ToTheSource, notes that our cultural perception of “tolerance” is meaningless as a value and has properties that can make it vice: We tend to treat Tolerance as if it is not just a virtue, but the virtue. What if Tolerance isn’t a virtue? What if…

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