You hear the argument every election cycle. It's espoused at the federal, state, and local level. Democrats use it. Republicans use it. Surprisingly, even some Libertarians and anarchists can be heard appealing to it. It's the 'lesser of two evils argument,' but despite its wide adoption, it's a fallacy. … Read this article
I am a libertarian, so I have several reasons for opposing Donald Trump's candidacy which may not be applicable to most conservatives, but there are also some very compelling reasons why consistent conservatives and "Tea Party Republicans" should oppose him as well. … Read this article
Having watched part 1 of the John Stossel hosted Libertarian debate, I am disappointed but not at all surprised. As I said last week prior to having seen it, "Most of the ex-Republicans who make up the bulk of the Libertarian party are not actually philosophical libertarians, and they neither accept nor understand the foundational principles of the philosophy they claim to support."
There are many specific comments made by the candidates with which I could take issue, from Gary Johnson's reference to possible discrimination by public utilities as a justification for supporting the use of state force to prevent religious discrimination by a baker to Austin Petersen's repeated referencing of the constitution as if it is the font of both wisdom and morality, but there is a far more basic issue that concerns me. … Read this article
Hating Donald Trump has become the new national pass time. You can't watch the news, check Facebook, or even gossip around the water cooler without someone expressing why they hate Donald Trump. He's regularly compared to Hitler, denigrated as a racist, and mocked for his hair, his name, his family, and everything else you can possibly imagine. … Read this article
Let me preface this article by clarifying that I don't support anyone for President. I don't need a master, I have no duty to select a master for myself, and I have no right to select one for others. I've already written on why I believe Donald Trump is an Authoritarian Narcissist, but today I'm taking on the surging Sen. … Read this article
I dislike politicians on principle, but Donald Trump is particularly offensive to me. His arrogance and buffoonery are insulting, his racist remarks about Mexico, China, and the Middle East are revolting, and his policy positions are truly terrifying.
From her tenure at HP where she essentially destroyed the company to her failed senatorial bid in California, there are many reasons to think twice about the qualifications of the much overrated Carly Fiorina as a presidential candidate. Even discounting her history, however, I could never support a candidate who opposes personal freedom and loves the military industrial complex as much as Fiorina does. … Read this article