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I have expectations, not rights

Rights come from our humanity, according to Judge Andrew Napolitano. I don’t like the word rights. I always align it with some special privilege that government can give and take away when it wants. I prefer expectations as a human … Continue reading

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The Apolitical State

The State organizes a nation’s resources for efficient, effective, and profitable exploitation with returns going to: 1. The State, in the form of tax revenues, government jobs, power, and prestige; 2. Bond holders, in the form of coupon payments; and … Continue reading

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Strategic partnerships vs. the nanny state

Liberals fail to realize the difference between strategic partnerships & contracts versus a nanny state dropping manna. Strategic partnerships and contracts rely on human cooperation, reason, and voluntarism. Each party won’t get all of what they want, but, barring some … Continue reading

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We are the #State. I wish our #Constitution reflected that.

I’ve been conducting a literature review lately.  It’s more intense than just reading for the heck of it.  My focus is on what is the state; how do we define it.  I haven’t come up with my own definitive meaning … Continue reading

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I like my government flat

I like my government flat?  What does that mean?  I’ve been throwing around this idea for a few weeks now, trying to come up with a more appropriate role of government within, yes, a libertarian framework.  It came to a … Continue reading

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Wishing upon a star versus dodging an asteroid

Presidential elections are like that distant star you make a wish on. The issues are esoteric and the candidates and their posse are typically a bunch of bourgeoisie (Obama, Susan Rice, Valerie Jarrett) that you have nothing in common with. … Continue reading

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