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The gruesome reality of statism

Published by on Feb 24, 2017

It is nearly impossible to calculate the amount of harm for which the state is responsible. Sure, you can theoretically count the dollars stolen, the people kidnapped and locked in state cages, and the individuals killed directly, but what is much more difficult to grasp is the scale of the harm caused indirectly by statism. … Read this article

The West Gives ISIS a Triple Win

Published by on Nov 16, 2015

Thanks to the reaction of Western nations, the Paris attack has gone from being a small victory for ISIS (killing at least 129 people) to being a triple win. Not only did ISIS successfully kill French citizens in response to France's unwarranted interference in Syria, but now the West is scrambling to cut off assistance to ISIS victims and to slam the door in the face of refugees, leaving them to be killed or enslaved by ISIS. … Read this article

Enhanced Brutality

Published by on Dec 15, 2014

Atrocious actions are often carried out under color of law, yet they are still manifestly evil and abhorrent.

Any action which violates the life, liberty, or property rights of another constitutes the unjust initiation of force and justifies the use of defensive force to protect the rights of the victim. … Read this article

Government Costumes Can’t Justify the Initiation of Force

Published by on Jul 23, 2014

Wearing a government-issued costume can never make initiating force moral or justified, yet we see such aggression occurring every single day, and many people excuse or even applaud this violence.

Cops regularly assault, rob, kidnap, and even kill individuals in response to their engaging in some victimless action (speeding, lacking certain paperwork, possessing banned goods, etc.), yet these enforcers are almost never condemned or held accountable for their acts of violence. … Read this article

War is not the Solution to Crime!

Published by on Jul 23, 2014

If gang members involved in a drive-by shooting fled into an apartment building, would the best solution be to blow up the entire building?

War is not the solution to crime!

The parallels between this scenario and Israel invading / bombing Gaza in response to a triple kidnapping and murder should be obvious, but if they're not, please read this article. … Read this article

Guns are good. Bombs, not so much!

Published by on Jul 22, 2014

The gun is an excellent defensive weapon because it is designed to kill individuals one at a time. As the lethality of a weapon increases (particularly as to how many individuals it is designed to kill at once) it becomes less suited to justifiable defensive use and more suited to the unjustifiable slaughter of innocents. … Read this article