Author Archives: Sean Dempsey
There is no virtue in compulsory government charity, and there is no virtue in advocating it. A politician who portrays himself as “caring” and “sensitive” because he wants to expand the government’s charitable programs is merely saying that he’s willing to try to do good with other people’s money. Well, who isn’t? And a voter […]
Libertarian Viewpoint: Should Private Businesses Be Able To Refuse Service Based on Race, Color, or Religion?
Libertarians, Gay Marriage, and Freedom of Association: A Primer How the same right allows for both same-sex marriage recognition and refusing to sell gay couples wedding cakes by Scott Shackford How can a libertarian support gay marriage but also the right of businesses to decline to provide goods and services such as cakes, wedding dresses, […]
This is a big subject. And it’s one that sadly keeps coming up in our political climate! Let’s just RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE! The poor Poor are suffering. We are selfish for not wanting to help them. “Big Business” is greedy and keeping the little man down. But this is all political hype and distraction […]
V for Vendetta is more than just a movie or another piece of mindless fiction…it is a testament of our time and rare exposé detailing just what can happen (and really what might happen in this country) if we allow our rights to be taken away. The history of Guy Fawkes circles around his 1605 […]
In the aftermath of Rand Paul’s recent support of the War on Drugs ( http://reason.com/blog/2013/05/13/rand-paul-assures-evangelicals-that-he-d ), many people have defended Senator Paul, saying, “He was speaking before the most socially conservative audience in the country. What do you want him to do? Tell them that the government has no business legislating morality? Tell them that […]
If you think 99 percent of politicians give the rest of them a bad name, you might be a Libertarian. If you think taxes are ridiculously high, you might be a Libertarian. If you think that the problem with civil servants is that too many of them are neither civil nor servants, you might be […]
“Liberals want the government to be your Mommy. Conservatives want government to be your Daddy. Libertarians want it to treat you like an adult.” – Andre Marrou
Never waste a good crisis.