Politics/Economics, History/Culture

Libertarianism Is Going Medieval

I have long-believed that the realisation of anarcho-capitalist principles would most resemble the stateless societies of Medieval Europe.  After all, there seems no other time or place where such an ordered anarchy has existed, nor which warrants Rothbard’s description of a ‘gorgeous mosaic’ of self-governing communities.  Yet, most others have rather envisioned some future ‘Ancapistani’… Continue reading Libertarianism Is Going Medieval

History/Culture, Politics/Economics

Secession: The Principled & Practical Path to Liberty

Originally published at Bionic Mosquito under the title "Secession" I am uncertain as to what libertarianism means if it does not allow for individuals to exercise control over their life and property.  This would inherently mean – to the extent possible in an imperfect world – that individuals would be free to choose from any available option… Continue reading Secession: The Principled & Practical Path to Liberty

History/Culture, Politics/Economics

How Smurfs Communist Propaganda Is In Fact A Capitalist Wet Dream

There is a decades-old theory that the classic "Smurfs" was, in fact, a bit of communist propaganda. While I will not, for the most part, get into the theory's specifics here, I can recommend this 2011 Washington Times article as a launching point. The evidence certainly seems damning; the entire cartoon is rife with Marxist… Continue reading How Smurfs Communist Propaganda Is In Fact A Capitalist Wet Dream

History/Culture, Politics/Economics

Alt-Righters: Capitalism Is The Cure, Not The Disease

Anti-Capitalism on the Right A common criticism of capitalism from the alt-right, traditionalist conservatives, and paleoconservatives is that it creates a decadent and materialistic culture that paves the way for the degeneration of public morality and the erosion of local communities and organic nations. They believe capitalism to be connected to globalism, multiculturalism, and consumerism,… Continue reading Alt-Righters: Capitalism Is The Cure, Not The Disease

Current Events, History/Culture, Politics/Economics

Libertarians: Stop Courting the Left, It’s Ineffective and Embarassing

“Beware that, when courting leftists, you yourself do not become a leftist... for when you gaze long into the white guilt. The white guilt gazes also into you.” -- Friedrich Nietzsche (probably) Many libertarians have been exhibiting a pattern of behavior that mirrors that of leftist beta males, and perhaps if they recognized this, they… Continue reading Libertarians: Stop Courting the Left, It’s Ineffective and Embarassing