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CROSS: Left Motivated by Totalitarian Power

CROSS: Left Motivated by Totalitarian Power

Daniel Greenfield commenting on the Mozilla (makers of the Firefox browser) CEO who was fired in The Left Isn’t Pro-Gay — It’s Pro-Power | FrontPage Magazine: The left does not care about gay marriage. In most left-wing regimes, homosexuality was persecuted. It was illegal in the USSR. Gay men were locked up in Cuba and […]

DOLLAR: “Do some people have a right to be supported by others?”

DOLLAR: “Do some people have a right to be supported by others?”

Don Watkins demonstrates the importance of writing the right question in Voices for Reason – How To End the Welfare State With One Simple Question: In a recent debate on the welfare state, I was asked whether I thought it was important to help others. That, I said, was not the right question. In a […]

EPA Chief: If Your Dishwasher has an Energy Star Label, You Should Believe in Global Warming

EPA Chief: If Your Dishwasher has an Energy Star Label, You Should Believe in Global Warming

EPA Chief Gina McCarthy is really trying to live up to the standards of her lunatic predecessor with her latest rant. After claiming that Global Warming was holding back millions of African-Americans, she said something even dumber. “It’s worrisome that our science seems to be under constant assault by a small — but vocal — […]

Obama Says Execution of Man Who Shot and Buried Teenage Girl Alive is Racist and “Deeply Troubling”

Obama Says Execution of Man Who Shot and Buried Teenage Girl Alive is Racist and “Deeply Troubling”

A foreign reporter asked Obama about the execution of Clayton Lockett who shot a teenage girl, laughed about it and buried her alive. The reporter compared America to Iran, Saudi Arabia and China. Instead of disagreeing with him or at least taking issue with such a description, Obama agreed with him. After conceding that the […]

Democracy, War, and the Myth of the Neutral State

Democracy, War, and the Myth of the Neutral State

Edtor’s Note: This is a selection from “The Problem of Security: Historicity of the State and ‘European Realism’” found in the collection The Myth of National Defense edited by Hans-Hermann Hoppe. The constitutionalist claim to justify the State’s monopoly of violence has been challenged directly by the radical libertarian tradition (Molinari) and by individualist anarchists […]