The Debt Ladder

We’re a couple of days away from another government shutdown. Go ahead, yawn loudly. I’ll wait. The Republocrats are blaming each other, and the news media is in a panic, and old ladies across our great country are clipping coupons for cat food while criminals sharpen their knives and load their guns! I’d like to interrupt this message for a …

Taxation is Theft

We’ve all seen the hashtag. Maybe you’ve seen a bumper sticker. Certainly a meme. The phrase has become ubiquitous. It’s also fun to say. But is it true? Is taxation really theft? It’s a question that libertarians need to ask themselves. Are we right to resent every penny of taxes we are forced to pay? Or would it be more …

Village on Fire – Haitian Refugees

The Haitian community in South Florida numbers approximately 300,000, and it is on fire. The federal government’s handling of the Haitian refugees that came to the U.S. via the Temporary Protected Status program (TPS), has angered most in the South Florida community with its latest order to end the program and deport all the participants. As is so often the …

Fiscal Conservative Frauds

If you say you are a fiscal conservative and are registered as anything other than Libertarian, you are a fraud. Let’s look at the budget for the U.S. government. A big part of that budget is the so-called “non-discretionary spending,” which has already been promised, approved, and appropriated. I want to expose these so-called fiscal conservatives by focusing on the …