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Tag: Nationalism
  • Blood Standard: A Lesson on our Currency’s Real Value

    The idea of life in a pure free market freaks a lot of people out; especially those on the left. They believe that only the rich and selfish will win, and the result of an Atlas Shrugged society will be a corporate plutocracy. Drastic cuts to public service and assistance programs also scares many people, especially the …

  • Re: Olympics

    For moral as well as economic reasons, the Olympics should be funded wholly privately.  I also despise how this event is used to promote crazed nationalism by a state-worshipping media. Why must we root for an athlete just because he is ruled by the same political hacks as we? The emphasis should be on the talent of the athletes, not …

  • Liberty Versus “Patriotism”

    Ivan Eland at the Independent Institute has a new article out on the “Stolen Valor Act,” a law which exists to jail people for wearing military medals they did not personally earn.  The act does not distinguish between those wearing the medals to for deceitful gain and those wearing them for other purposes, meaning that …