Tag Archives: Walmart

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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Response to “How Welfare Hurts Walmart” by Bryan Caplan

It seems that big business loving mainstream libertarians are never ceasing in responding to the call to defend Walmart, from any and all criticisms, including the legitimate ones.  Today’s case in point is from Bryan Caplan and can be found … Continue reading

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Am I Just Hating on the Successful?

In a recent conversation about the the numerous things that the government does that rig the economy in favor of established business (Licensing, zoning, arbitrary regulations that make starting a business more expensive, intellectual property rights ect.) I was accused … Continue reading

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Response to “Inequality-Crisis or Scam” by Pat Buchanan

Ok, readers of this blog know the drill.  I see a god awful article on some mainstream libertarian site and I summarize everything I find wrong with it here.  Today’s subject is this piece by Pat Buchanan (who buy the … Continue reading

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My Problems with Environmentalist-Bashing and Global-Warming Denying Libertarians

Recently, a friend shared this article, by Walter E. Williams with me.  I’ve come to enjoy responding to Lew Rockwell articles, so I figured shared my response to it here. For the sake of argument, I will assume most of … Continue reading

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Response to “The Calling: Why I defend Walmart” by Steve Horwitz

I recently laid eyes on this article, and felt an urge to write a reply.  I Was especially struck by this bit: “”Finally, Walmart is no worse than other firms in its willingness to take advantage of eminent domain and … Continue reading

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Response to “Why the Left Fears Libertarianism” by Anthony Gregory

I recently came across this article by Anthony Gregory.  I like this piece and I tend to like most of his stuff.  Furthermore, I completely agree with his rather sharp criticism of the Obama administration.  That said, the piece brought … Continue reading

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