Julian Sanchez’s preresignation over the Kochtopus-Cato Kerfuffel has caused some commentators to gleefully point out the ‘hypocrisy’ of Sanchez and other lefty libertarians. Sanchez himself has a terrific take-down of this line of response. Here is my favorite part:
“I realize progressives think libertarianism is just code for uncritical worship of rich people, but […]
John Tomasi’s new book, Free Market Fairness, is scheduled for release this week. I read this book in draft form almost exactly a year ago, when John was out in San Diego for a Liberty Fund conference I was running on Classical Liberalism in Contemporary Political Philosophy. A few of us (including Danny […]
If you say you’re against the state these days, someone’s sure to ask you how your views parallel Ron Paul’s. The frequency of these sorts of conversations seem likely to increase if poll wizard Nate Silver is right that the Texas Representative will win in the Iowa Republican caucus.
I’m sitting out this year’s electoral […]
Even if we grant for the sake of argument that some people deserve to die, it does not follow that the state may be authorized to kill them. For a state to have the right to kill criminals, it must make decisions about guilt and hear appeals in a fair, competent, and reliable manner. It […]