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The problems with Libertarianism
Post Date: 2018-07-12 05:08:27 by Gatlin
Some of my best friends are libertarian, but I dont hold it (too much) against them. Libertarianism appears to be very popular these days, especially among Republicans who wish to pretend to be anti-big government and yet are ashamed of eight years of huge government deficit and interference in personal life under W. Unfortunately, there are several problems with being a libertarian, perhaps the major one being that it is hard to say what exactly a libertarian is. I actually spent quite some time wading through the bewildering taxonomy of libertarian-like positions, and finally came up with a complicated tree-like concept map that summarizes the basics. First off, you ...
What is Wrong with Libertarianism?
Post Date: 2018-07-11 18:12:40 by Gatlin
For some time now, Ive been wanting to write a post about what is wrong with Libertarianism from a Biblical worldview. First of all, it would be helpful for you to see visually, a basic graph revealing the current political spectrum. The Political Sprectrum Left to Right (Source: http://woody.typepad.com)Most Christians who call themselves Christian Libertarians dont really know much about the roots or true ideology of the Libertarian political philosophy. They like the idea of small government, reduced taxes, gun rights, property rights and a free-market economy. So far, so good. Im right there with them. The problem is in the inherent presuppositions ...
The Inauthentic Flip-Flopping of Bernie Sanders
Post Date: 2018-07-10 09:27:43 by Tooconservative
Bernie traded his beliefs for a seat in the 1 percent. "Open borders? No, that's a Koch brothers proposal," Bernie Sanders snapped. "You're doing away with the concept of a nation state, and I don't think there's any country in the world that believes in that." "What right-wing people in this country would love is an open-border policy, he continued. "You know what youth unemployment is in the United States of America today? If you're a white high school graduate, it's 33 percent, Hispanic 36 percent, African American 51 percent. You think we should open the borders and bring in a lot of low-wage workers, or do you think maybe ...
Why Radical Libertarians Are the New Communists
Post Date: 2018-07-10 03:51:55 by Gatlin
A toxic strand of a political ideology. Most people would consider radical libertarianism and communism polar opposites: The first glorifies personal freedom. The second would obliterate it. Yet the ideologies are simply mirror images. Both attempt to answer the same questions, and fail to do so in similar ways. Where communism was adopted, the result was misery, poverty and tyranny. If extremist libertarians ever translated their beliefs into policy, it would lead to the same kinds of catastrophe. Lets start with some definitions. By radical libertarianism, we mean the ideology that holds that individual liberty trumps all other values. By communism, we mean the ideology of ...
Why I am Not a Libertarian
Post Date: 2018-07-09 12:29:23 by Gatlin
I used to call myself a libertarian. I still believe that market forces are the best way to allocate non-essential resources. And I still believe that government should stay out of peoples personal business. But I now realize that libertarianism is based on a number of conceptual confusions. Libertarianism holds out a laudable and seemingly reasonable ideal: a democratic meritocracy of free, rational, self-reliant individuals who take responsibility for their own problems, who cooperate with others based on mutual self-interest, and who expect nothing more than what they have earned. Grounding this ideal is one uncompromising principle: personal liberty. The governments only ...
Are you ready for...Hillary 2020?
Post Date: 2018-07-09 10:23:22 by Tooconservative
Could 2020 be a rerun of 2016? Michael Goodwin sees the portents for a rematch between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, thanks to her renewed interest in running her super-PAC. Shes sending out more missives attacking Trump, arranging payments to allied groups, and has even helped launch a campaign against whomever Trump nominates for the Supreme Court run by longtime aide Brian Fallon.See Also: The first post-Janus lawsuit against the SEIU has arrived Hillary is up to something, Goodwin wrote yesterday, and he thinks it might just be a comeback, in large part because of a lack of competition: First, because theres no clear front-runner for the nomination 18 ...
Why Objectivist Libertarianism is Anti-Biblical, Oppressive and Evil
Post Date: 2018-07-09 08:40:35 by Gatlin
Few terms are more appealing to the human ear than the word, liberty. With liberty, we are free to do whatever we like. All of us prefer to do what we like over being forced to do what we do not like. So how can anyone not love liberty? Of course, if everyone has absolute liberty simultaneously, it doesnt take long to realize that liberty to do whatever we like is liberty for others to do whatever they like to us. If I like punching people, and the government lets me do so in the name of liberty, the people I punch will probably dislike my punching them. Suddenly, not everyone is so happy with liberty. Its this conundrum that leads libertarians to redefine liberty as it ...
Problems With Christian Libertarianism
Post Date: 2018-07-09 03:26:54 by Gatlin
I have said it before and will say it again: if you want to be a hard-core libertarian, fine; but then dont claim to be a biblical Christian at the same time. The more radical the libertarians of the right get, the more indistinguishable they are from the anarchists of the left. Both have almost a pathological hatred of the state, and want no government, or at least hardly any at all. Now, I happen to be a conservative, so I too am no fan of big government. Limited government and a constrained state are certainly what I do promote. But as a biblical Christian, I have to be true to the biblical text ahead of any political ideology. And of course the Bible makes it perfectly clear ...
I Was a Libertarian Internet Troll — How I Turned My Mind Around
Post Date: 2018-07-08 14:30:28 by Gatlin
For a growing boy, there are more dangerous things on the Internet than spyware-addled porn sites. One of them is white dude-bro culture you know, the kind rife with men who threaten to murder women for wanting representation in video games and compare themselves to the KKK. For years, I tiptoed too close to this dark side of the Web. My Internet life began innocently. My father had two main Web-surfing rules: No downloading (I still dont think he actually knows what that means) and no talking to strangers. Also, seven people lived in my house. We shared one computer. Seven people sharing one bathroom wouldve been preferable to that. So I played games. I looked up cheat ...
instead of socialized medicine
Post Date: 2018-07-08 11:03:33 by Justified
Instead of socialized medicine why not socialized judicial system? I have been thinking(I know bad idea) that instead of socialised medical system why not socialised judicial system? Lets have lawyers all be paid by the state. This way the pay can be regulated by the state. This way everyone can enjoy coverage by a lawyer at their need. There would be no need for the ACLU and other groups because lawyers would be provided to anyone that feels the need to sue someone. Really if we are going to ruin a system lets ruin the lawyer business instead of the medical business that was the best in the world. If there is one group that is overpaid and needs regulation are lawyers. They do not ...
Court upholds convictions of 2012 Ron Paul campaign staffers
Post Date: 2018-07-08 04:20:34 by Gatlin
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the convictions of three top staffers on Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign who were found guilty of arranging for money to be funneled through a vendor to an influential Iowa state senator who dropped his support for another Republican candidate in favor of Paul. Campaign chairman Jesse Benton, campaign manager John Tate and deputy campaign manager Dimitri Kesari were convicted in 2016 of causing false records to be filed, causing false campaign expenditure reports, engaging in a false statements scheme and conspiring to commit the offenses. Kesari was sentenced to three months in prison while the other two got ...
Libertarianism and white nationalism actually aren’t that different
Post Date: 2018-07-08 04:11:35 by Gatlin
One of the occupational hazards of being a college opinion columnist is that, during your undergraduate years, many of your thoughts are liable to be stupid. And while tweets can be deleted and pseudo-intellectual dining hall conversations forgotten, opinion columns persist in the not-too-generous world of the internet. Because I'm not immune from this malady, my name is attached to some very dumb takes. In The Diamondback's pages, I've suggested that Barack Obama should've escalated the American military presence in Syria and compared excessive road salt in Washington, D.C., to 9/11. But there's one column that stands out as particularly embarrassing. In this piece ...
Controversialist Arvin Vohra Announces 2020 Libertarian Presidential Run
Post Date: 2018-07-08 03:46:49 by Gatlin
After being resoundingly voted out of the party's vice-chairmanship over his comments about veterans, school shootings, and age-of-consent laws, the activist/entrepreneur throws his hat in the ring against Adam Kokesh and a presumed Bill Weld. There will be no shortage of radical anti-statists challenging Bill Weld* or any other former or current major-party elected official thinking about chasing the Libertarian Party's presidential nomination and likely 50- state ballot access in 2020. Arvin Vohra, a 39- year-old educational entrepreneur notorious for questioning age-of-consent laws for 14-year-olds, for arguing that joining the military to pay for college is "morally ...
Report: Self-described pedophile who advocates white supremacy is running for Congress
Post Date: 2018-07-07 16:02:40 by Gatlin
Among the candidates running against incumbent Rep. Barbara Comstock in Virginia's Tenth Congressional District is a self-described pedophile who has allegedly admitted he raped his late spouse and advocates what he calls "benevolent white supremacy." Thirty-seven-year-old Nathan Larson, an accountant, confirmed to the Huffington Post Thursday that he had created the websites "suiped.org" and "incelocalypse.today" -- which were chat rooms for pedophiles and misogynists. The sites were taken down earlier this week by their domain host. HuffPost reports that Larson used "Leucosticte" and "Lysander" as user names to post in the chat rooms, ...
The Libertarian Party: Bringing good ideas to America since 1971
Post Date: 2018-07-07 08:07:36 by Gatlin
Abolish ICE! is the new rallying cry for progressive Democrats, reports NBC Newss Alex Seitz-Wald. Its a radical idea and one that was confined to the fringes just months ago, but one that left-wing insurgents can use to differentiate themselves from more established rivals in Democratic primaries. Good idea. So good, in fact, that I wrote a column advocating exactly that three months ago. Welcome to the right side, Democrats. Like most Libertarians, Im amused when our ideological opponents see a parade forming around one of our ideas and try to hustle their way to the front to lead it. Unlike some ...
The End of the Libertarian Dream?
Post Date: 2018-07-06 21:22:42 by Gatlin
Justin Amash cant seem to concentrate. His eyes keep drifting toward the TV behind me, mounted on the wall inside his congressional office. The 36-year-old representative from Michigan, who arrived in Washington six years ago as a self-described libertarian Republican, is rattling off a list of concerns about the newly inaugurated president, but he is distracted by C-SPANs programming: Mick Mulvaney, his close friend and colleague from South Carolinaand a similarly libertarian-minded Republicanis getting grilled during his confirmation hearing to become director of the Office of Management and Budget. Arizona Senator John McCain had just finished his inquisition and ...
Libertarian Movement Is Dying
Post Date: 2018-07-06 07:28:01 by Gatlin
It may not feel this way but the libertarian fad is on its way out. Sure it dominates the English speaking Internet at the moment. Sure the absolute number of adherents is rapidly increasing by the day. However, as this oligarch funded movement is about to reach its moment of triumph, the engines will stall and it'll nosedive very rapidly (at least in its current form). This is primarily due to realization of early members that they are fighting for a hideous neo-feudal future that they will most likely not benefit from. To visualize the state of the movement, picture a fire that begins in the middle of the forest. As it spreads and rages in all directions, the original center is no ...
The Libertarian Political Movement Is Dead
Post Date: 2018-07-06 01:29:55 by Gatlin
When a poor person steals from the rich, Mick Mulvaney calls it a crime. When the rich steal from the poor, he calls it capitalism. On Wednesday, the White House budget director appeared before the House Financial Services Committee to deliver the semiannual report of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, of which he is also the acting head, and to dispel rumors that he might run to replace Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as speaker of the House. Mick Mulvaney is a busy man. Or maybe not. A day before the hearing, The Associated Press reported that the CFPB has not taken a single enforcement action against any financial institution during the six months Mulvaney has been at the helm. Under ...
The Passing of the Libertarian Moment [Full Thread]
Post Date: 2018-07-05 21:45:54 by Gatlin
The end of the Cold War and the rise of Donald Trump have left classical liberals without a political home. Senator Rand Paul is a man out of time. It was only a few years ago that the editors of Reason magazine held him up as the personification of what they imagined to be a libertarian moment, a term that enjoyed some momentary cachet in the pages of The New York Times, The Atlantic, Politico (where I offered a skeptical assessment), and elsewhere. But rather than embodying the future of the Republican Party, Paul embodies its past, the postwar conservative era when Ronald Reagan could proclaim that the very heart and soul of conservatism is libertarianism, ...
Is The GOP Going To Throw Jim Jordan Under The Bus Or Will They Defend Him?
Post Date: 2018-07-05 02:46:25 by Gatlin
Yesterday, Ohio Representative and co-founder of the House Freedom Caucus, Jim Jordan, was hit with allegations that he knew about and ignored allegations of sexual assaults perpetrated on members the Ohio State University wrestling team. From 1986 until 1994, while he was going to graduate and law school, Jordan was an assistant coach of the Ohio State wrestling team. In April, Ohio State announced it was investigating a now-deceased team doctor, Richard Strauss, for sexual misconduct with athletes: Ohio State University is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct involving a former wrestling team doctor, now deceased, who was with the university for two decades, the school ...
At Their Convention, Libertarians Struggle To Distinguish Themselves From Trump
Post Date: 2018-07-04 21:01:31 by Gatlin
If you already have an outsider president who is cutting taxes, deregulating, considering Pentagon base closings, and more, it is unclear how Libertarians can run against him. Although you can see the SuperDome just next door from the glass elevators in the Hyatt Regency, the convention hotel hosting the Libertarian Partys national convention this Fourth of July weekend in New Orleans, NBCs Brian Williams is not here covering any notables who might float by. No other major media are here either, although the delegates convention bags all have the C-SPAN logo emblazoned on one side. C-SPAN covered their infamous 2016 convention in Orlando, where the ...
Ron Paul Tweets Racist Cartoon, Blames Staffer In Latest Deflection Of Bigoted Remarks Attributed To Libertarian Hero
Post Date: 2018-07-04 11:35:00 by Gatlin
STUDIO CITY (CBSLA) Former Texas congressman and perennial libertarian darling Ron Paul has apologized for a racist photo sent out from his official Twitter account. Earlier today a staff member inadvertently posted an offensive cartoon on my social media. I do not make my own social media posts and when I discovered the mistake it was immediately deleted, Ron Paul tweeted after the original photo was deleted. Earlier today a staff member inadvertently posted an offensive cartoon on my social media. I do not make my own social media posts and when I discovered the mistake it was immediately deleted. -Ron Paul However, this being Twitter, the cartoon showing racist ...
Man allegedly threatens to chop up Rand Paul and his family with an ax
Post Date: 2018-07-02 15:30:59 by Hondo68
Developer Jim Skaggs 'couldn't believe' when he heard that a neighbor allegedly assaulted U.S. Senator Rand Paul outside his home in Bowling Green. Matt Stone/Louisville Courier Journal A man is accused of threatening to chop up U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and his family with an ax.The man has been arrested. He allegedly called in the threats to Paul's Bowling Green office. Paul mentioned the attack publicly at an event in Litchfield, Kentucky, on Monday. "Capitol Police have issued an arrest warrant for a man who threatened to kill me and chop up my family with an axe," Paul said. "It's just horrendous that we have to deal with things like this."Capitol ...
Maxine Waters' Defiance Against Rebuke
Post Date: 2018-07-02 08:34:59 by Gatlin
California member of the United States House of Representatives Maxine Waters told supporters at an outdoor rally to "push back" against Trump, members of his administration, and his supporters. She said, "tell them they're not welcome." Republicans criticized Congresswoman Waters for what they believed to be an incitement of violence, and Democrat Party leaders have also provided criticism regarding her remarks. Waters responded by stating she was "surprised" by the criticism from her own in the Democrat Party, adding she was not going to be "intimidated by the likes of Donald Trump." President Trump responded with a tweet, stating that Waters ...
The Democratic Party Is Killing Itself
Post Date: 2018-07-02 08:28:24 by Gatlin
What does Americas political climate bode for us in the next 25-50 years? What if I told you the Democratic Party will fracture into multiple parties and the Republican Party will grow stronger? And what if I said changing demographics and the normalization of identity politics would be the reason? The Democratic Party has redoubled its embrace of identity politics. Whether it be Mexican-American, African-American, Chinese-American, Muslim-American or any of the two-dozen hyphenated American groups out there, these ethno-religious- cultural groups have by and large used the Democratic Party to further their group interests. Why wouldnt they? Human beings are tribal creatures ...
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