Everyone is Half Libertarian

Like most Libertarians, I am occasionally asked what Libertarians believe. Since this is my only chance to make a positive first-impression, my preferred response is that Libertarians believe the same things you believe. After all, everyone is half Libertarian. To explain this seemingly perplexing statement, I propose the following thought experiment. Imagine that your worst case, your most feared, politician …

James Oaksun Editorial Reply

James Oaksun’s editorial in the Sun-Sentinel, Broward should increase gas tax, not sales tax, for transportation help, merits a response from the Libertarian Party of Broward County (LPBC) for its on-the-money policy, though it misses the mark on several counts. The LPBC concurs, if indeed it is road maintenance and improvement that needs funding, then it’s the primary users and …

Business As Usual Is Killing The LP

Imagine a business. We’ll call it L Corporation. There are employees and a product everybody wants and they have locations everywhere. In spite of the locations and all those employees, the business seems incapable of attracting enough customers to grow and the competitors, whom we’ll call R Corporation and D Corporation, whose product is vastly inferior, own 90% of the …

2018 Commencement Address

Graduation season is in full swing as economically illiterate Hollywood celebrities belly up to university lecterns across the country inspiring graduates with optimism and hope that will propel them into the real world. The celebrity speeches may not help prepare these grads for adulthood but, at least, they’ve only wasted 15 minutes – a better investment than made by those …