Tag Archives: libertarians

What Market’s Aren’t; Why “Business” Doesn’t Mean “Your Business”

Seems we’re building quite a collection of vaguely left-leaning readers named Jason. Welcome, guys. “Different Jason” makes the point that left to it’s own devices, markets created bad things like Collateral Debt¬†Obligations. Outside of the specifics of CDO’s which I … Continue reading

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Principles of the Commentariat

What’s the motivating principle behind liberalism? Or conservatism? Libertarians can boil it down to ‘liberty’, and explain adherence to that principle in academic, empirical, philosophical, and practical terms. But as much as I talk about the problems with libs and … Continue reading

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In the lion’s den…

On Tuesday I had the distinct pleasure of participating in a happy hour put on by Campus Progress, it was a time of free drinks (I ordered some decent Scotch… call it redistribution of wealth) and very interesting conversation. I … Continue reading

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