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Tag: slavery
  • Is Questioning Lincoln Racist?

    Often when an individual brands a political opponent as a racist, it is a subtle admission that an argument cannot be won when focused solely on policy. The most recent such accusation of racism has come from both the left and the right towards a friend of the liberty movement, Jack Hunter. This, of course, …

  • H.R. 5741: Universal National Service Act

    From the heading of the bill: To require all persons in the United States between the ages of 18 and 42 to perform national service, either as a member of the uniformed services or in civilian service in furtherance of the national defense and homeland security, to authorize the induction of persons in the uniformed …

  • The U.S. Government’s Love Affair with Discrimination

    Note: The inspiration for this article originated in Chapter 1 of Judge Andrew Napolitano’s “Lies The Government Told You,” which I would be remiss not to mention. However, the Judge mostly focuses on the history of discrimination against African-Americans and former slaves, and the resulting affirmative action laws that exist today. I felt that a …

  • Harry Reid Compares opponents of ObamaCare to Supporters of Slavery

    What classless race baiting… Is this dude really so desperate for attention, in light of the much more telegenic and articulate Obama running the show? Though my biggest beef with Mr. Reid is his personal sanctioning of mass murder, I can’t imagine why this “slavery” rhetoric is considered responsible and civil by the state-friendly media –that is, the same guys …

  • Does consistent adherence to libertarianism mean “slavery”?

    It is often argued by our detractors, as well by one of the most prominent libertarians, that consistent adherence to the non-aggression principle implies the legalization of “voluntary slave contracts.” I think, however, that Murray Rothbard’s title transfer theory puts this subject to rest. Refusing to abide by a contract, quite clearly, is a human right. One only becomes …

  • End the Income Tax While You’re At It

    Sick of imperialist wars? Sick of nation building? Sick of losing your hard earned dollars to support the welfare state? Sick of an out of control regime called the US Government? There’s a nice remedy proposed by Dr. Paul (Ending the Fed). J. Bracken Lee also has a prescription: abolish the income tax.  I can …