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If We Can’t Do It, The Government Shouldn’t Do It Either

Tom Woods on what he learned from Murray Rothbard. We can’t steal … but government calls it an “income tax” and steals with reckless abandon. We can’t counterfeit … but government’s monopoly bank calls it “Quantitative Easing” and destroys the purchasing power of the currency. We can’t kidnap … but government institutes military drafts whenever […]

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Jeff Sessions Endorses Theft

By Ron Paul Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently ordered the Justice Department to increase the use of civil asset forfeiture, thus once again endorsing an unconstitutional, authoritarian, and increasingly unpopular policy. Civil asset forfeiture, which should be called civil asset theft, is the practice of seizing property believed to be involved in a crime. The […]

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Should Libertarians Care about the Constitution? 

Lysander Spooner called it “The Constitution of no authority.” Conservatives fetishize it, but don’t follow it. Progressives want it annulled. So, what should libertarians think about America’s founding document? Brion McClanahan and Allen Mendenhall give us the unadulterated history and unpleasant truths about constitutionalism—but also consider its underappreciated benefits.This is a discussion of the Constitution […]

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