state must provide basic needs

Episode 61 – Is it true that the state must provide basic necessities?

One of the main concerns among people is how basic needs would be met.  A lot of libertarians think the answer is obvious—otherwise...
michael huemer

Episode 60 – In defense of Michael Huemer’s “Is Taxation Theft?” piece

The Cato Institute tweeted an article from their site, Libertarianism.org, with the text “If #TaxationIsTheft (and it is), does it follow that we...
keep statist friends

Keep your statist friends

There’s a reason that you choose the friends that you have.  Presumably, they have some sort of redeeming qualities about them; otherwise, they wouldn’t...
charlottesville reactionary

How reactionary tendencies can escalate what’s happening in Charlottesville

You have no idea how much I despise the things going on Charlottesville, VA right now.  Both sides are filled with petulant children who...
free speech

Episode 51 – The Free Speech Episode

There have been a few stories in the past few weeks that have pushed the envelope on what is acceptable free speech.  Slappy...

Musings on a Case for Exoteric Libertarianism

If you've spent even a minimal amount of time on the libertarian oriented interwebs, you are bound to have come across the phenomena of...
Non-Aggression Principle

Episode 45 – Exploring the Non-Aggression Principle in more depth

The Non-Aggression Principle, or NAP for short, is one of the core principles of libertarianism.  Surprisingly, it is often misunderstood even among libertarians. ...
Lauren Southern Dave Rubin

Lauren Southern: the realist completely out of touch with reality

Back in March of this year, Dave Rubin hosted Lauren Southern on his podcast, the Rubin Report.  Near the end of their session, Southern...
homestead

Episode 33 – Homesteading and the acquisition of property

How do we acquire property?  What makes the claim of property legitimate?  Rollo and Slappy discuss these ideas in Episode 33 of the...
fake libertarianism

The fall of libertarians into intellectual laziness and statism

A lot of libertarians have been falling off the liberty horse and have begun advocating either directly or indirectly for state solutions to problems. ...

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