Archive | In under 133 words

RSS feed for this section

133 Words or Less: Coercion for a Good Cause is Still Coercion


I saw this quote relating to universal government pre-school. Critics will dismiss these ideas as unnecessary intervention in family life, or more big government. But this is simply wrong…The real question is not the magnitude of that involvement, but the ends it serves. The ends justifies the means. Imagine you get together with two other […]

In 133 Words or Less: Libertarian Centralizers

2010 US Supreme Court Class Photo

I run into a lot of people who want to use federal power to impose liberty. I call them libertarian centralizers. They advocate using federal courts and Congressional mandates to force smaller entities such as states, local governments and private businesses to observe libertarian principles, including gun rights, recognizing same-sex marriage and respecting privacy. While […]