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Tag Archives: fascism
While I’m sure someone more knowledgeable of history will eventually write a long screed or book about this, I wanted to express this feeling while it’s raw. Damn you, Lord Dampnut, and all your fascist friends for forcing us to … Continue reading
For the record, the USA has never been a pure democracy. It’s always been a representative democracy, meaning the people select representatives who decide what’s best. When it works, this minimizes the usual B.S. of bad public opinion steamrolling over … Continue reading
It is a long standing rule of thumb that a free society allows whatever is not prohibited and that the list of prohibited things and actions is kept to a size small enough to be obeyed by reasonable people of … Continue reading
At the heart of libertarianism is the belief that individuals don’t owe anything to the civilization or the society in which they were born and raised, and that the libertarian must give their consent for any action taken by anyone … Continue reading