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If taxes were voluntary society would transform overnight.

Posted by Jesse on March 9, 2009

Some people, especially those who like to say that the state is your friend, want to claim that opposition to paying taxes, inflation, and the politics of the current administration, is an example of naivity, partisanship, and a reactionary mentality. I would submit that to be true for many people. Unfortunately for such a position it doesn’t satisfy truer, more principled reasons given for such opposition. Of course, the reason for such obvious denial is probably due to the fact that some of the arguments that best describe said opposition can’t be refuted, so it’s easier to ignore them. I charge said folks as the pre-meditated reactionaries.

The foremost argument against taxes is that it is theft.

Look it up in a dictionary – it won’t disappoint

Of course, in this day and age people are trained to pray for statism – and the masses sacrifice voluntarism on the altar of compulsion.

And people thought language was supposed to mean something.

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Public Opinion polls – %80 say gov’t acts without consent.

Posted by Jesse on February 17, 2009

Found this piece at Little Alex in Wonderland

– Rest of the video found here and here.

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Market anarchy – It’s only natural. Embrace life, don’t fight it.

Posted by Jesse on February 11, 2009

Market anarchy is Practical Anarchy:

Although improbable, it is not completely impossible that you might find something radical, thrilling and new in this book – despite its cover price. The best way to spread new ideas is to make them as available and accessible as possible, which is why I give everything away, and rely – not without reason – on the generosity of my readers and listeners.

Nonviolence, Voluntarism, and the end of war:


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Libertarians Elected, Austrian Economics Vindicated

Posted by Jesse on February 2, 2009

On knowing Austrian Economics and the Market [MP3]

See Rockwell’s Archives and latest book: lrs[Scribd][PDF]

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America’s Libertarian Founding

Posted by Jesse on January 22, 2009

[MP3] The Libertarian Heritage: The American Revolution and Classical Liberalism

“….the Libertarian party achieved this growth while consistently adhering to a new ideological creed — “libertarianism” — thus bringing to the American political scene for the first time in a century a party interested in principle rather than in merely gaining jobs and money at the public trough. We have been told countless times by pundits and political scientists that the genius of America and of our party system is its lack of ideology and its “pragmatism” (a kind word for focusing solely on grabbing money and jobs from the hapless taxpayers). How, then, explain the amazing growth of a new party which is frankly and eagerly devoted to ideology?”

The libertarian creed emerged from the “classical liberal” movements of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in the Western world, specifically, from the English Revolution of the seventeenth century. This radical libertarian movement, even though only partially successful in its birthplace, Great Britain, was still able to usher in the Industrial Revolution there by freeing industry and production from the strangling restrictions of State control and urban government-supported guilds. For the classical liberal movement was, throughout the Western world, a mighty libertarian “revolution” against what we might call the Old Order — the ancien régime which had dominated its subjects for centuries.”

From the book “For A New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto,” as read by Jeff Riggenbach

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