Comments on: Nancy MacLean Is Either Grossly Incompetent or a Liar http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/2017/06/nancy-maclean-either-grossly-incompetent-liar/ Free Markets and Social Justice Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:36:00 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.3 By: Daniel Campos http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/2017/06/nancy-maclean-either-grossly-incompetent-liar/#comment-81526 Mon, 07 Aug 2017 18:55:00 +0000 http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/?p=11886#comment-81526 Considering we don’t have a real free marketplace for ideas, but one highly influenced by the state because of its grasps on academia, it is hardly difficult to understand the disarray in yet another field of human life – as in schools, health, safety, etc, culture is put in disarray by government.

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By: Nancy MacLean Responds to Her Critics « Flexible Reality http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/2017/06/nancy-maclean-either-grossly-incompetent-liar/#comment-81095 Sun, 23 Jul 2017 05:11:33 +0000 http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/?p=11886#comment-81095 […] academic debate. “Nancy MacLean is Either Grossly Incompetent or a Liar,” is a sample headline. Yet this mock debate is not really about me, at the end of the day. When discussion about ideas […]

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By: Did Buchanan Really Think That African-Americans Had No Desire For Freedom? Another Major Distortion from Nancy Maclean. - Bleeding Heart Libertarians http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/2017/06/nancy-maclean-either-grossly-incompetent-liar/#comment-81085 Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:50:33 +0000 http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/?p=11886#comment-81085 […] substantive criticisms that Democracy in Chains has been subject to, here, here, here, here, here, here, and in many, many, many, more places, but let that pass.) One of Maclean’s defenders, John […]

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By: n0truscotsman http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/2017/06/nancy-maclean-either-grossly-incompetent-liar/#comment-81076 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 04:40:00 +0000 http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/?p=11886#comment-81076 Im going to shamelessly steal that

That comment made my night.

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By: Critical Thought And Koch Conspiratorial Cash | Simple Justice http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/2017/06/nancy-maclean-either-grossly-incompetent-liar/#comment-80986 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 12:00:16 +0000 http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/?p=11886#comment-80986 […] David Bernstein (see also here), Phil Magness (also here), Russell Roberts, and Michael Munger, and others, have highlighted some of her most important fallacies and […]

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By: Dmitry A. Chernikov http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/2017/06/nancy-maclean-either-grossly-incompetent-liar/#comment-80864 Sat, 08 Jul 2017 15:58:00 +0000 http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/?p=11886#comment-80864 Sean, does it mean that we should not expect legalization of even just marijuana to empty the prisons significantly?

There’s the obvious direct effect but also indirect effects:

1) in black markets the government does not secure property transfers but on the contrary disrupts them, so enforcement is “private” and more violent therefore;

2) the step from being a respected cannabis businessman to a violent outlaw is must bigger than the step from being a non-violent drug outlaw to a violent outlaw. Hence, now more drug users and sellers are violent.

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By: stevenjohnson2 http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/2017/06/nancy-maclean-either-grossly-incompetent-liar/#comment-80716 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 18:40:00 +0000 http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/?p=11886#comment-80716 Of course you have every right to be wrong, starting with the fact that it was Brennan who falsely claimed MacLean made Cowen say the literal opposite, his point illustrated with a hypothetical example.

I don’t think Roberts made a strong case that MacLean’s misquotation did what he said, because, again, first, a disagreement over tactics is not a disagreement over principles and second, Cowen’s first sentence (which Roberts doesn’t contest) counts too, even if Roberts prefers to ignore it.

Roberts should have contented himself with simply observing that MacLean dropped the “While…” and added a period.

But, there’s no reason to take up anything with someone who doesn’t even pretend to have a heart, bleeding or otherwise. Even worse, Roberts didn’t use the words “America is a REPUBLIC not a democracy,” but that’s what he said in different words. My practical experience with people of that ilk is they are thoroughly dishonest, with a head stuffed full of an imaginary history and a check list of moral panics.

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By: bigterguy http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/2017/06/nancy-maclean-either-grossly-incompetent-liar/#comment-80715 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 18:37:00 +0000 http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/?p=11886#comment-80715 I suppose they weren’t for gay marriage before about 2014 (like Obama), and weren’t for civil rights before about 1970.

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By: Earl of Sandwich http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/2017/06/nancy-maclean-either-grossly-incompetent-liar/#comment-80709 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 17:07:00 +0000 http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/?p=11886#comment-80709 “”it is clear that MacLean did not make Cowen say the literal opposite of what he really said””

I think anyone who actually read Robert’s piece would disagree. (i certainly do) Why don’t you take it up with him over there?

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By: jdkolassa http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/2017/06/nancy-maclean-either-grossly-incompetent-liar/#comment-80601 Thu, 29 Jun 2017 17:09:00 +0000 http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/?p=11886#comment-80601 You know, a year ago I was still skeptical of epistocracy.

Just about everything that has happened since then has convinced me that epistocracy is probably the only way to save modern civilization from itself.

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