Tag Archives: Personal Choice

Tom Woods: ‘My Goal as a Libertarian: To Oppress People’

Source:The New Democrat  “This person works at a D.C. think tank where a dislike of people like us, and me in particular, is literally company policy: nobody is allowed to cite me, go on my cruise, or even retweet me. … Continue reading

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Reason Magazine: John Stossel- Elizabeth Nolan Brown: ‘Moral Panic Over Sex Work’

Source:The New Democrat  “Police often accuse people of “sex trafficking.” Usually, it’s simply prostitution. Police often use “sex trafficking” and “prostitution” interchangeably. That’s what happed in the Robert Kraft case, says Reason reporter Elizabeth Nolan Brown. Kraft, the owner of … Continue reading

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Washington Monthly: Paul Baumann- ‘When Religion is Too Free’

Source:The New Democrat  “But Waldman is too sanguine about the benefits “Americanizing” will have on the DNA of “ancient” religions. Some real tension should exist between an individualistic, often hedonistic society and traditional religious communities. Liberal democracy must cultivate in … Continue reading

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CATO Institute: Doug Bandow- ‘Is Liberalism Good For Religions?’

Source:The New Democrat  “Featuring Joseph Loconte, Associate Professor of History, The King’s College; Daniel Philpott, Professor of Religion and Global Politics, University of Notre Dame; Mustafa Akyol, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; moderated by Doug … Continue reading

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Skeptic Magazine: Michael Shermer- Interviewing Cass R. Sunstein: On Freedom

Source:The New Democrat “In addition to discussing his book Sunstein and Shermer talk about what it was like to work in the Obama administration, the issue of free will and determinism in the context of his theory of libertarian paternalism … Continue reading

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History Collection: Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes On Politics, War, and Freedom

Source:The New Democrat President Dwight D. Eisenhower: “if you want total security go to prison. There you’re fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking is freedom.” President Eisenhower, talking about the value of freedom, freedom … Continue reading

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Scott Bradley: ‘Should We Try To Legislate Morality?’

Source:The New Democrat To answer Scott Bradley’s question: no we should not try to legislate morality. At least when it comes to personal behavior and how free adults conduct themselves in their personal lives. It’s sort of a moot question … Continue reading

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