Protectionism Doesn’t Work

Everything evolves, those who want things to stay the same whether it’s the prominence of a certain industry, culture or anything generally develop an anxiety from growing change. Being a benefactor of the way things were makes someone believe that this is a way society or the economy “should be”. As things change they become […]

What makes Libertarians Different

The difference between libertarians and non-libertarians is we aren’t fighting for a particular solution but for a process to discover solutions. Non-libertarians believe there is some particular government intervention that is the solution to the problem and will seek data to support that conclusion and when not available reframe the problem so the data that […]

Welfare, Immigration and Resentment

I am for reducing or better put shifting the social safety net from the welfare state to voluntary community based institutions, charitable enterprises and for profit ones. A decentralized network of aid organizations would be more nimble, efficient and responsive to societies needs than clunky slow moving government. Although, I do think people overstate the […]

Government is Never the Answer

What saddens me is when people get so frustrated with rolling back government that they give in to growing it to fight back against the unintended consequences. The welfare state, regulatory state, warfare state, the drug war, and cronyism all has endless unintended consequences hurting families in safety and prosperity, causing international instability breeding conflict […]

Libertarianism, Community and Consent

Many non-libertarians have the wrong impression that libertarianism is anti-social, that it is all about doing everything yourself and depending on no one else. Nothing could be further from the truth. Libertarians just care about a thing called, “Consent”. I personally have lived a life that totally exemplifies the saying “it takes a village”. Many […]