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Flag Burning

Burning or otherwise desecrating the American flag is an especially derisive gesture, like urinating on the Washington Monument or the graves at Arlington Cemetery. It is an act of such heinous disrespect for the history of the United States and for...

Confessions of a Former UBI Lover

I guess sometimes the best thing to do is just come clean, be open with one’s self and just start with step one of the process of growth and recovery. Hello, I’m Remso W. Martinez and I’m a former lover of Universal Basic Income. It started as a...

A Libertarian’s Case for Reparations

Restorative justice is a principle I believe in – I desire a world that makes new, rather than continues to down the tired old path of tearing down. We have tried an eye for an eye for long enough, how about we try something new? Why not try...

A Modern Declaration

A Modern Declaration

On the 4th of July every year we celebrate our independence once again. While reading our declaration, it brings to question whether or not we still have the liberties, accurate representation, and fair and just laws that were hard fought to attain...

Let’s Talk About Immigration

Can I be honest? Immigration is not a pet issue of mine. It has never ranked highly in my political awareness, I don't tend to traffic in the latest statistics or partisan trends, and I don't subscribe to any of the sensational viewpoints. As with...

Must Libertarians Believe in Open Borders?

As I write, there are several thousand non-European refugees outside Calais, all trying to enter the United Kingdom. Because they are disrupting travel across the Channel in the main holiday season, the British media has no choice but to report on...

The Four Absurdities of Border Control

Before explaining the issue that is illegal migration of humans, is is necessary to first dispel several social stigmas: I unequivocally reject the notion that those who believe in border control are the bigots, racists, and xenophobes they are...

Immigration: Balancing the Pragmatic and Idealic

There are few words more indelibly attached to the American myth than those so eloquently put by Emma Lazarus in her 1883 sonnet, “The New Colossus,” in which she writes, “Give me your tired, your poor / Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free...

American Immigration

As immigration issues have become a greater issue at the forefront of American politics in the past few years, I have noticed some common misconceptions and myths surrounding the whole concept of immigration, policies and positions of the various...

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