Arabia all told

This past weekend was one absolutely stuffed to its breaking point with breaking¬†news. It also tended to be the kind of news that no one ever really wants. I am going to give it all its treatment on here because it all worth talking about. So to begin this process of wading through the charnel... Continue Reading →

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Reality check on the American system

I don't know how big a legislative nerd most of you are. The odds are the answer is close to not at all. So in case, you didn't know the junior senator from Oregon is a proglodyte¬†gentleman by the name of Jeff Merkley. He has for the first time in his career began to acquire... Continue Reading →

The real scope of Clinton influence

It has long been a claim in American politics that Bill and Hillary Clinton own the Democratic Party. With an exception made for Barack Obama, it is seen as a vehicle almost solely for their ambitions. While it has not always been treated seriously, at a fundamental level people have always more or less understood... Continue Reading →

Minarchy: Arrangement #2

There is a growing school of libertarians who are outright hostile to democracy. In recent years the face of this philosophy has been the now infamous Hans Hermann Hoppe. Their perspective is an entirely reasonable one. Even the founding fathers were deeply skeptical of the democratic process. They believed that unchecked democracy would lead to... Continue Reading →

Minarchy: Arrangement #1

As obviated by the name, my brand is based on the idea of minarchy. This is the idea that anarchy is a functionally Utopian philosophy and that we should instead strive and work for the smallest possible government instead. One of the nice things about this school of thought is that is doesn't actually chain... Continue Reading →

The coming Verification Wars

I think it is fairly safe to assume that most of my readers are either on twitter or at least have an operating idea of how it works. In case you don't, I need to explain a couple of terms very quickly, as they are the opening premise for this post. There are broadly speaking... Continue Reading →

The Capital Theory of Voting

I am firmly entrenched on the Liberty Fringe of the political spectrum. I came to these views by the way of more mainstream conservative philosophies. Due to this background I have a much higher opinion of voting than most of my politically aligned peers. I have always known that the value of one individual vote... Continue Reading →

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