Monthly Archive: December 2010

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Podcasts on Frank Chodorov






Frank Chodorov, Educator An interesting Liberarian Tradition podcast by Jeff Riggenbach discussing Frank Chodorov, specifically his opinion on how and why individuals are individualists or socialists. [18:23] Also worth your time is Riggenbach’s earlier podcast on Frank Chodorov, Non-voter. [19:34] Transcript. A new blog: Free Market Mojo.

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A thought on greed before bed






Depending on which libertarian one asks, my employment by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is the most or least libertarian thing I could possibly do, or it falls somewhere in between. Anyhow. I worked on the 24th and, in my area, Wal-Mart was the last store to close (8 p.m.). A few...

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Doherty and Friedman






I’ve been busy with work, Henry Hazlitt and Kurt Vonnegut to write much of any substance.  In lieu of anything slightly original or badly plagiarized, I present Milton Friedman dissecting the myth of the free lunch, and an excerpt of Brian Doherty discussing conservatism and libertarianism. Radicals for Capitalism is...

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Links and a new Hayek video






The International Students for Liberty Conference in Washington, D.C. is fast approaching: register today! Two blogs to follow: Morgan Polotan and Nate Kelly. A good article by Reason’s Matt Welch on the No Labels movement. The UK-based Institute for Economic Affairs released a new report on the need for increased school...

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10 Great Libertarian Works






Civil Disobedience-Henry David Thoreau In 21 pages, Henry David Thoreau changed my life.  Civil Disobedience is a fantastic elucidation of American individualism and the necessity of an individual to follow his or her conscience no matter the consequences. “I saw that the State was half-witted, that it was timid as...

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Hayek on economic freedom






Economic control is not merely control of a sector of human life which can be separated from the rest; it is the control of the means for all our ends. And whoever has sole control of the means must also determine which ends are to be served, which values are...

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Saturday Videos






Writing a few posts, but for filler I’ll post a few videos. First is Barry Goldwater’s infamous quote from the 1964 Republican National Convention. Second is Milton Friedman discussing greed with Phil Donahue. Last is a hilarious video of Alex Jones…being Alex Jones.

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Freedom is indivisible






It is impossible to splinter social freedom from economic freedom; the loss of economic freedom limits the individual’s choices in social freedom, while the limitation of social freedom curbs and renders useless the individual’s economic freedom. Freedom is living within one’s means as he or she sees fit without harming...

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Introduction






This will essentially be a blog where I post thoughts, musings, etc., minimally edited and rashly thought out. If I’m wrong, please point it out immediately.