Tag Archives: Libertarian

The 7 Degrees of Crony Capitalism

“I favor capitalism, not crony capitalism” is a common refrain I hear among conservatives or the type of mainstream libertarians whose idea of a free society is simply the current system minus the welfare state, when pushed. This is the … Continue reading

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Why Vet Bills are so Expensive and What to Do About it (Part 2 Of 2)

The following is the second part of my two part piece on high veterinary bills. Part one is available here. In this installment I look some of the more common proposed solutions to the problem of expensive pet care and … Continue reading

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Why Vet Bills are so Expensive and What to Do About it (Part 1 Of 2)

I have written multiple articles about the joys, trial and tribulations of being a pet owner. My latest such experience comes from a recent trip to the veterinarian and having the subsequent realization that each trip to the vet ends … Continue reading

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The Keystone Pipeline is Big Government

Recently, approval for the completion of the fourth phase of the controversial XL Keystone Pipeline was put to a vote in the Senate but was fell one yes vote short of winning.  All the Republicans in the Senate voted for … Continue reading

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Why are Campaign Contributions considered Exercises of Free Speech, but Bribes to Cops or Judges are not?

Most people I talk to are of the opinion that money plays to big a role in the American political system. This is true from people all over the political spectrum. It is also a common observation that campaign contributions … Continue reading

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Why I like Ralph Nader’s proposed Anti-Corporatist Left-Right Alliance

It has come to my attention that Ralph Nader (the consumer advocate and repeat third party candidate who regardless of what one thinks of him really needs no introduction) has recently put out a book titled: Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right … Continue reading

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Response to Thomas Picketty and Mises’ “The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality” by Andrew B. Wilson

I recently had the pleasure of reading this essay at the Ludwig Von Mises Institute website. While I agree with at least some of the general gist of the piece I found the parts I disagreed with worthy of commenting … Continue reading

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