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Tag: Personal Story
  • Sexism and Libertarianism: A Personal Story and Reevaluation

    I’m going to share a personal story and it’s an embarrassing one.  So if you dig dramz (and, no matter how you fancy yourself, you totally know you do!), you’re in luck!  For those “serious” types solely concerned with substance, keep reading, because this also relates to the whole libertarian thing.  Specifically, it relates to …

  • Assumptions make an A$$ out of you and me

    Prior to one of my interviews, I failed to live up to the journalistic  standards  that   the “real” media pretends to abide by. Specifically, I came into an interview with  Cato Senior Scholar Tom Palmer several months back with negative preconceptions. I knew he had been a critic of Lew Rockwell and the Mises Institute and an advocate of military intervention in Afghanistan. I also felt cynical …

  • Average statists aren’t evil.

    Is statism evil? Absolutely, positively, and unexceptionably. As an anarcho-capitalist, I would go so far as to argue any state itself is intrinsically evil. But I reserve a considerable amount of sympathy for the run-of-the-mill individual statist, certainly more than most of the libertarian folks on LewRockwell.com. By this, I don’t mean the narcissistic creeps running the government …