Salon.com and a bunch of other sites (e.g. Slate) have lately been busy writing a lot of inaccurate hit pieces against libertarians. I’ve noted that some libertarians get amped up and annoyed by this misrepresentation of libertarian positions. 354 more words
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I recently had a great chat with Jeff Deist, President of the Ludwig Von Mises Institute in Auburn, AL. Jeff spoke to me about his experiences as Ron Paul’s Chief of Staff… and he answered a lot of fun questions on libertarianism in general. 27 more words
We’ve often heard the phrase “that’s not real capitalism” used as a denial for all the undemocratic, horrible, inhuman things capitalism does. Anytime capitalism does something horrible the excuse is made that a “real” free market wouldn’t have done it. 4,717 more words
"But compulsory super is necessary to stop you paying even more for government pensions in the future"
I’ve previously posted arguments about why compulsory superannuation is unjust and inefficient given the government cronyism that goes on with superannuation regulations, financial advisers, and so on. 693 more words
I think governments of the world will eventually become obsolete. This may seem like a controversial or radical opinion now, but I think it will be the outcome of increasing use of technology and capital accumulation to perform all the services that people currently feel that “only a government could provide”. 217 more words