Tag Archives: Free market

Socialism and liberty (Part 2)

So, is socialism compatible with liberty? There are many who claim that it is. There are others (few, admittedly) who claim that some form of socialism is ESSENTIAL to liberty. Before diving in, let us be perfectly clear: we at … Continue reading

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This time it will be different!

Or so say the socialists/so-called “progressives” – the nationalist and international socialists, the communists, the Tranzis, the fabians, the Chavezistas, and all the rest. Like the campaign promises of statist politicians, and the reports of the guvmint bureaucrats (probably starting … Continue reading

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A free market, a free society

By Nathan Barton Once upon a time, a customer walked into a grocery store, went to the counter, and told a clerk what she wanted.  The clerk would rush hither and yon, gather the goods, weigh and tag them, then … Continue reading

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Individualism vs “Social Justice”

From MamaLiberty This might just be the definitive answer to individualism vs collectivism in a neat and well written article. I suspect it would be very helpful to people who try to explain their individualism, and/or libertarianism, to friends and … Continue reading

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Corrupting Language for Profit, Power, and Fun

By Nathan Barton Do I want to see a “capitalist” economy “reestablished” in the Fifty States? Some recent on-line articles have discussed this.  But actually (warning: heresy alert!!!), no.  I don’t want to have a capitalist economy any more than … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-23C: Tyranny, Tranzis and Free Markets

The “messiah” – War on free markets Obama: ‘We Don’t Want to Tax All Businesses Out of Business’ (CNSNews.com) Nathan: For once, we know that he is speaking the truth: not ALL, just SOME businesses.  All is not the way … Continue reading

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Comments on JPFO’s “Chasing Constitutional Carry”

Nathan Barton asked what I thought of a new article at Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership, “Chasing Constitutional Carry,” by By Alan Korwin. Here it is, with both barrels… You will hear scare tactics about blood-in-the-streets when you … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #12-43D

Somehow, I’ve lost a day this week – shouldn’t it be Thursday?  Of course, I had three people yesterday (ON Thursday, really) remark to me, totally unknowing of the others, that this month has had about 15 MONDAYS already. Are … Continue reading

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Turning Washing Machines into Washington Machines

Jeffrey Tucker over at Laissez Faire Books (Agora Financial) has posted a wonderful tirade today about a new set of government regulations which, as he put it, is “Regulators Destroying Your Home Appliances.”  I liked his thought about turning washing … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #12-42A: Too Much Government, Too Little Liberty

The Case for Abolishing the Economic Development Administration (COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE ) The Economic Development Administration is poor at reading market signals to know where to make wise investment… Having had my share of dealings with them, and knowing of … Continue reading

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