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Gary Johnson

The Freedom Fest in Las Vegas is a gathering of investment libertarian interests assembled by investment adviser and PhD Economist Mark Skousen. The participants and speakers range from typical conservatives to a group I refer to as the liberty geeks…

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Protecting The Promised Land

The Making of a Libertarian, Contrarian, Nonobservant, but Self-Identified Jew by Randy Barnett Barnett’s father, a strongly identified Jewish atheist, took the lesson of the Holocaust to be that individual rights needed to be protected against the tyranny of the…

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Why Third Parties Fail

With the level of dissatisfaction voiced by so many, a third party frequently becomes an attractive political fantasy. For a decade I had supported Libertarian candidates and after thirty years they gained minimal traction. (My commitment quickly waned when Libertarian…

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Accidental Social Justice

John Tomasi wrote Free Market Fairness in an attempt to find common ground between the classic liberals that created the basis of capitalism and the ‘high’ liberals (liberals as we commonly think of them today) that place a higher emphasis…

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Who are the Independents?

In the wake of the elections  of November 3, 2008 we noted the dramatic swing of the independent voter.  Who are these voters and why do they refuse to ally themselves with one of the two major parties?  I confess…

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Libertarian Cover

“Bill Maher is not a libertarian. He’s not even close. He’s a P.C. liberal.  The fact that he called his show Politically Incorrect is an absolute lie. If you watch Real Time and watch what he does to those that…

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Politically Correct Moralizing

“I became a conservative by being around liberals and I became a libertarian by being around conservatives.  You realized that there’s something distinctly in common between the two groups, the left and the right; the worst part of each of…

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A Monopoly on Truth

F.A. Hayek pushed a decentralist, libertarian line instead (of conservatism), because he believed that none of us has a monopoly on truth or knowledge and that “to live or work successfully with others requires.. an intellectual commitment to a type…

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