Letters to the Editor
from L. Neil Smith, Sean Gabb, and Albert Perez
What Part of "One Dollar Gas" Did You Fail to Understand?
by L. Neil Smith
Nine months ago, in September of 2006, I presented
the Libertarian Partyboth the national and state organizationswith
a handsome gift. What I gave them was an issue, and a new, uniquely libertarian
way of addressing it, that would attract more attention to the sacred
cause of individual liberty we share, than anything else we've ever
An Exercise in Logic
by Albert Perez
Remember the argument supporters of gun control used
to make? The one that started "Why would any decent, honest person want
a (weapon they wanted banned)?" This was a good rhetorical trick. It
defined those of us that wanted to own a (fill in the blank) as bad
people unless they could prove they needed (fill in the blank) for
reasons the hoplophobe approved.
How Should Free People Behave?
by Dick Wetherbee
I have gone wrong from the start. Who has any right to
tell a free person anything? OK, no murder, assault, theftgive it a bit
of thought and you'll think of a few others. What about annoying your
neighbors? I like dogs. I have 3 large ones. They don't bite, they rarely
bark, they come, sit and stay on command but they are big and they scare
On Immigration: Take Our Freedoms, Please!
by Jonathan David Morris
I'm glad immigration is in the news these days. I love
when people start discussing immigration. No other topic does a better job
of popping the veins in Bill O'Reilly's forehead.
Freedom, If You Mean It
by Ulrich Biele
These days, a friend asked me for advice. He is
considerably younger than I am and maybe this difference in age made him
think I was qualified to give him an answer. He is involved with a girl
and contemplates about going steady with her or maybe even marrying her.
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