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

History/Culture, Politics/Economics

Bionic Mosquito: Charlottesville, Libertarianism, and the Alt-Right

This article was originally published at Bionic Mosquito under the title "Charlottesville" This post will only begin with Charlottesville; it will thereafter flow into other topics – I think all related, flowing through the same stream. Charlottesville On the day of the events many stories were told, all parroting some version of the mainstream narrative:… Continue reading Bionic Mosquito: Charlottesville, Libertarianism, and the Alt-Right

Current Events, History/Culture, Politics/Economics

A Rebuttal To Horwitz’s “Libertarianism Rejects Anti-Semitism”

Introduction You may recall Steve Horwitz as the self-proclaimed left leaning Austrian economist who has accused the Mises Institute and Jeff Deist as having Nazi sympathies and engaging in Nazi dog whistling.  The most recent example of this was Horwitz's vitriolic response to Deist's speech entitled "For A New Libertarian" owing to Deists innocent use of… Continue reading A Rebuttal To Horwitz’s “Libertarianism Rejects Anti-Semitism”

History/Culture, Politics/Economics

“Thick” Libertarianism Eviscerated: A Response to Charles Johnson

While reading Charles Johnson’s oddly impactful 2008 essay Libertarianism Through Thick and Thin, I was perplexed by the sheer weight of unnecessary confusion and blurring of the language.  It is a peculiar thing to see a political theory as clear and simple as libertarianism become suddenly and unnecessarily wrapped up in obscure and ambiguous language. … Continue reading “Thick” Libertarianism Eviscerated: A Response to Charles Johnson

Politics/Economics

“All Or Nothing” Libertarians Are Obstacles To A Free Society

Why and How? If you’re an anarcho-capitalist, you’re obviously opposed to the state and want to see it abolished. But it’s important to understand why you’re opposed to the state as well. Some idealistic anarcho-capitalists have proposed an alliance with anarcho-communists, mutualists, syndicalists, and other types of “anarchists” because we supposedly share a common enemy… Continue reading “All Or Nothing” Libertarians Are Obstacles To A Free Society