LeFevre's classic argument for a purely free society, the essay that made him a leading, if controversial, spokesman for the libertarian position on government and society in the 2nd half of the twentieth century. Forward by Rose Wilder Lane.
As 2006 winds down and individuals look forward to 2007, it is a great time to reflect on some basic principles of liberty that provide the individual blessings of all human beings. Although American society still has a lot of room for improvement,
I refer to the practice of ceding linguistic territory to our intellectual and (im)moral enemies. Typically, they seize a perfectly good word our side has long employed, make it their own, and almost but not quite with our cooperation, use it as a s
Government does not work very well because turning something like the determination of wages, the cost of health care, what ought to be taught to children, or the amount of money one can save for his future transforms those and many other decisions f
Four political groups are unhappy with the current state of affairs in the nation: left-liberals, faux conservatives on the religious right, progressives, and libertarians/true conservatives. Let’s see which group has the biggest beef:
When one continually listens to extremely loud music, the intense sound can and in some cases causes loss of hearing. This is the reason doctors and moms recommend to individuals and their kids not to work in extremely noisy areas without hearing pr
I've reached a point in my life where I can no longer bear to live on my knees, meekly submitting to whatever outrages and humiliations America's rulers choose to inflict on us. And so I have made a commitment to put an end to the bondage und
Call me nostalgic, but I still have a thing for the Articles of Confederation. Maybe it's the enticement of forbidden fruit. In the government schools I attended little if anything was said about the 8 years during which the USA were governed u
September 27 marks the anniversary of the publication of the first of the Antifederalist Papers in 1789. The Antifederalists were opponents of ratifying the US Consitution. They feared that it would create an overbearing central government
Welcome!! TOLFA offers what everyone values most:FREEDOM. It's free of charge - but not free of cost. You'll have to work at it; there may be some brain-strain. You'll learn things they never taught you in government schools - you may
Boston Tea Party, adoption of a political program, and overwhelming rejection of a proposal that the fledgling organization -- founded by disenchanted Libertarian Party members after that party's national convention last month -- re-enter the LP
Imagine an America when a writer occupied the rarified air in the public consciousness that movie stars and athletes do today. A man who believed first and foremost in freedom, writing: "I believe that all government is evil, in that all governm
In effect, women, who usually have nurturing tendencies from birth, take this blessed virtue outside of family and voluntary relationships, and turn it into a top-down cultivation wherein the state, through coercive and interventionist methods, breed
Good fathers are good examples. They're honest. They're kind. They work hard. They show their children how to be responsible, productive adults by being responsible, productive adults. Because they have high expectations from their children,
Brad Spangler and Thomas Knapp have started freedomSLUT (”Sites, Links, URLs, and Tags”). freedomSLUT is social bookmarking for libertarians. Store all your favourite links in one place, accessible from anywhere. Share your bookmarks with everyone, w
What makes an American? What are the qualities -- the "ingredients", if you will -- that distinguish Americans from Germans, Mexicans, or the French?
Why is it that we feel a special right to be proud of who we are and what this count
"James Bovard says our elections are predicated on scare tactics and fear mongering, and that the spirit and letter of democracy have both been subverted in a concerted, bipartisan effort to establish what the author calls an "elective dict
It started with the immediate past Chair of the Arizona Libertarian Party revealing that his wife had received an e-mail from Janet Napolitano, thanking her for filling out the Clean Elections $5.00 Contributors Form.