The liberal thesis that capital punishment is brutal because it condones murder is fallacious because it takes the isolated act of killing the murderer out of context.” There are few issues that have gripped the general public more compellingly in Continue reading Libertarian Position on Punishment
Why should we favor human liberty over a social order ruled by power? In providing the answer, I would suggest that libertarians can generally be divided into two camps: humanitarians and brutalists. The humanitarians are drawn to reasons such as Continue reading Against Libertarian Brutalism: The Freedom to Love and to Hate
The libertarian view is that national defense is in principle absolutely a legitimate function of government, but it certainly needs strong limits. Preemptive actions, humanitarian actions, while not necessarily to be ruled out completely a priori should face incredibly strict Continue reading A Brief Libertarian View of National Defense
Are there Nazis in today’s German military? It’s a question that’s been plaguing Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government since the arrests in late April of two German army officers accused of an elaborate plot to assassinate the German justice minister and Continue reading Germany Dealing With Nazis In Its Military: When is a Threat, Aggression?
Some conservatives have seized on Wednesday’s shooting of Republican Rep. Steve Scalise and three others as the latest example of what they see as rising political violence from the left. Fox News’ Sean Hannity accused Democrats of “dehumanizing” Republicans, and Continue reading Libertarians Condemn Any Violence: Left-Wing OR Right-Wing
Ahead of peak tourism season, Maine’s Republican governor is pursuing an unconventional strategy to help ease the state’s labor shortage: releasing nonviolent offenders from prison early to get them back to work. The program by Gov. Paul LePage’s administration is Continue reading To Fill Summer Jobs, Maine Gov. Releases Nonviolent Prisoners – WSJ