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Tag: Civil War
  • Libertarians and the American Civil War

    Lately the media has been buzzing with articles trying to tie libertarians with neo-Confederates and racists. Most prominently, Jack Hunter, a pundit who until recently served as Sen. Rand Paul’s social media director, was attacked by neo-conservatives at the Washington Free Beacon.   This is nothing new. Libertarians have often debated the morality of the American …

  • Liberating Syria without the Empire

    Many recent Department of Defense press releases stress the growing alarm shared by President Obama, Hillary Clinton, Leon Panetta, and Martin Dempsey over the continued brutality of the Assad regime in Syria.  The last time the DoD showed such “deep concern” over the deteriorating situation in any country was regarding Libya.  The concern over Libya …

  • A libertarian’s Case for the Civil War

    Before I begin I would like to say that I am not making any moral arguments. I’m not really making any arguments at all. I am simply presenting some ideas I’ve had. I know that libertarians argue that government should only be involved if someone’s natural rights are being infringed upon. That is where I …

  • Glenn Beck and Lincoln

    I know we all have mixed feelings on Glenn Beck here, but I couldn’t help myself when I came across an informative article at LewRockwell.com the other day by Thomas DiLorenzo, the guy who writes all the taboo-smashing books about Lincoln, and found his outlook on Glenn Beck interesting.  For one, he seemed to agree …

  • Lincoln = Leviathan

    In the 21st century, America is haunted by Lincoln’s blood lust for a coercive, dominant, unitary, unaccountable, debt-laden central government.  That is why this book matters.  Abraham Lincoln opened the door to the Leviathan central state that mandates, manipulates, and regulates virtually every aspect of life in America and seeks unilateral hegemony around the globe. …

  • Baseball Tournament Cancelled in Protest of S.C. Confederate Flag

    The South Carolina Capitol with Conferederate Flag. The Abraham Lincoln Memorial in Washingto D.C The Atlantic Coast Conference of Baseball, yesterday, stated it wanted to move three of its future baseball tournaments out of South Carolina in protest of the Confederate Flag which has stood at the State Capitol for ten years. According to First …

  • Robert E. Lee v. The Big 3*

    *Or is it the Big 2? I never know who’s side Ford is on. Either way, Big 3 rhymes. The battle over the auto-bailouts has stooped to an all time low. Economic illiterates, Statists, Marxist journalists and American Auto Makers have declared war…Civil War…again. According to them, it’s the North versus South because the “Neo-Confederates” …