Category Archives: State Worship

voting for laws is voting for murder

Recently, national attention has been drawn to the case of Eric Garner. Garner was confronted by police for selling untaxed cigarettes. Garner claimed innocence over the “crime” of selling an otherwise legal product without oversight from the government, but the … Continue reading

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the nirvana fallacy

From a post by David Henderson: When people advocate government intervention, they rarely, maybe never, tell us how the incentives will be set up so that government will do the right thing. Think about how asymmetric the argument is. Incentives … Continue reading

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marriage is not defined by the state

Some Christians believe that two individuals are not married unless the State provides them a marriage license. But, as I learned today, some States have ridiculous requirements to issue a marriage license. Some States literally require a blood test be … Continue reading

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minimum wage maximum economic ignorance

Huffington Post is it at again. Showing their disdain for science, a new article declares that: The minimum wage debate is a shining example of the left’s vigor and academic prowess. Sadly, that is true. The minimum wage debate is … Continue reading

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understanding the fall of detroit

In 1907 Eugene Richter wrote a book entitled “Pictures of the Socialistic Future”. The rise of communism and socialism did not occur until decades later, which makes the accuracy of Richter’s prophecies more chilling. Ritcher applied basic economics to how … Continue reading

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detroit: the liberal utopia

Detroit has recently declared bankruptcy, a declaration overturned by a judge. It is going broke as its residents flee. Humorously, the city was featured in the Survival TV show Apocalypse Man, about how to scrounge for food and shelter in … Continue reading

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the intellectual companions of modern leftism

Those who are classified as right-wing in modern America are often slandered as Nazis. This is a peculiar claim, as right wing Americans usually espouse individual liberty and economic freedom. The Nazis, on the other hand, were socialists to their … Continue reading

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