Harry Browne: "I never objected to [joining the political process] on moral grounds, it was . . . the simple futility of changing the system. I didn't choose between Goldwater and LBJ, because either way government would expand
Thursday March 2, 6:21 pm ET - Harry Browne, best-selling author and two-time Libertarian Party presidential nominee, died in his home in Franklin, Tennessee, Wednesday night, March 1, after a long illness. He was 72.
Government costs us, but we can’t measure how much it costs us. Government taxes, regulation, borrowing, and inflation all create economic inefficiencies because they interfere with and nullify individual decisions.
The point of no return for the USA is the point where so many voting-age Americans are dependent on the government for all or part of their livelihood, education and retirement that it is politically impossible to stop government at all levels from c
On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.
The number of government agencies that can accost, prohibit, tax, impound, impede, detain, subpoena, confiscate, search, indict, fine, audit, interrogate, wiretap, sanction and otherwise harass and subjugate citizens or their property and rights...
The congressional establishment ... from 1994 to 1984
Everything predicted by the libertarian movement for the past 30 years is happening right now and libertarians are not at the front of the national debates on all of the issues plattered up for us by the Police State,... Why?
Although I am a Libertarian and not a Republican -- and fight with those who are more conservative than I would like -- I do pause for a few minutes to reflect on a man born 95 years ago this Feb. 6 whom I believe to be the greatest president of the
If citizens are unwilling or unable to keep spending in check at the level of government where they have the most control, then they won’t keep spending in check at the federal and state levels, where they have far less control.
Today patriots are generally thought to be drones, unquestioningly accepting and obeying whatever the president says. In contrast, the patriots of 1776 were people who signed a letter that said "Screw You George we're mad as hell and we'
Today's federal government consists of fifteen huge departments, hundreds of agencies, thousands of programs, and millions of employees. It spends 2.4 trillion dollars in a single year. The possibilities for corruption in such an immense and unac
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A favorite standby of pundits and columnists is to predict what developments will transpire over the next 12 months. I've decided to take the reductio ad absurdum approach, and predict what might happen in 2006 should the most disturbing trends o
A Libertarian who hosts a weekly radio program called "Freedom Rings" spent more than two years and appeared in court 28 times fighting a $25 ticket for not wearing a seat belt.
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Anyone with a taxpayer funded paycheck (and almost anyone other than a libertarian campaigning for one) will tell you that water is so important that it must be placed into the hands of the government. A libertarian’s natural reflex is exactly the op
The study of complexity, or chaos, informs us of patterns of regularity that lie hidden in our world, but which spontaneously manifest themselves to generate the order that we like to pretend authorities have created for us.
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