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State provides what the market demands

By Eli Harman One recurrent (and basically valid) libertarian criticism of the state is that it offers a “bundle” of services, that you can only take, in toto, or leave, with great difficulty and expense, by moving thousands of miles … Continue reading

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Two out of five ain’t bad: Some charges dropped in Billyrock case

By William R. Toler Two of the five charges against Amanda Billyrock have been dropped, according to the “adorable anarchist” herself. Friday afternoon, she posted an update on her Facebook page “on the false crusade against me by a few … Continue reading

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Mother could face jail time for sick child’s absences

By William R. Toler Christine Gray could find herself in jail if her daughter misses one more day of school. The Pitt County mother was found guilty of violating the State’s Compulsory Attendance Law earlier this year, according to NewsChannel … Continue reading

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Thoughts on minarchism

By Will Porter Minarchists claim that we need to have an institution who levies taxation just for some essential services. They claim that without this agency doing this, we would have all kinds of terrible problems, starving children, etc. Voluntaryists … Continue reading

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Sweepstakes banned…again

By Corey Friedman Sweepstakes centers across North Carolina could be shuttered next year when authorities begin enforcing a law banning video sweepstakes games. Judges had blocked police and sheriff’s deputies from charging sweepstakes operators while a legal battle worked its … Continue reading

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Open letter to the taxman

By William R. Toler Four years ago, on the day this nation celebrates freedom, I penned (or rather, originally penciled) an inner monologue that Corey Friedman titled “A taxonomy of taxes.” It was a somewhat sophomoric look at the number … Continue reading

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