A trend in imbecilic behavior is rising and it's costing a lot of money. The recent 'Unite the Right' rally in D.C. ran up a tab of a hearty $2.6 million for security. I will not begrudge anyone their constitutionally protected, 1st amendment right to publicly assemble. I will, however, criticize the entirety of these … Continue reading Stop Going to Alt-Right Counter Protests
Libertarianism is a controversial political philosophy with many different perceptions and interpretations. Overall, the objective of Libertarianism, as an ethos, is to combat authoritarianism and minimize the state's involvement in arenas, like markets, that it wasn't designed to be involved with. In other words 'more individual liberty, less government'. Libertarianism itself was not constructed to … Continue reading Libertarianism is Not a Racist Philosophy
Is there such a thing as being too patriotic? Kim Jong-un would answer that with a resounding "no", but the question is a bit more tricky with Americans. Which brings us to 'Jingoism'. What the hell is Jingoism? Jingoism is an extreme form of nationalism often marked by supporting war-like foreign policy. An example of … Continue reading Jingoism is Anti-American
Capitalism. The word alone is enough to conjure images of swanky parties, hustlers, pimps with an assortment of "fine ass hoes", diamond studded cars, tigers on a gold leash, Rolex watches, Louis Vuitton, and sleazy billionaires who demonstrate a brazen disregard for all human life, other than their own. Libertarians are often accused of trying … Continue reading Libertarians & Non-Materialistic Capitalism
Should the drinking age be lowered in the United States? This question alone has the power to stir up a lot of upset. Once some people get set on things being a certain way, they really hang on to it. The thought of an 18 year old walking into a liquor store and legally buying … Continue reading Should the U.S. Drinking Age be Lowered?