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Anarcho-Capitalism Is Wrong.

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Submitted by atlascott on Tue, 2020-07-14 15:17

Anarcho-Capitalism is not a valid criticism of American government or economics or morality, nor does it offfer any moral alternative.

Here’s an outline.

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It's Soros! — by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2020-07-17 06:16
Rand on Anarchy via Isabel Paterson — by Jmaurone on Wed, 2020-07-15 17:11
Peikoff donated to Trump? — by Jmaurone on Wed, 2020-07-15 15:53

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Trump

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Submitted by atlascott on Fri, 2016-05-06 21:43

Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho is the only guy who could out-Trump Trump, but that would be by walking over and throttling him, which would be a glorious return to Roman Empire-era polit

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Finally :D — by VSD on Sat, 2016-05-07 07:49
I'm Convinced! — by Grant Jones on Sat, 2016-05-07 01:01
Either Or — by atlascott on Fri, 2016-05-06 21:47

Rick Santorum Is A Totalitarian Nightmare!

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Submitted by atlascott on Sat, 2012-02-25 22:07

Oh, yes, gay marriage is SUCH a threat. And a major issue.

There's no right to privacy in the US Constitution? He is a nightmare. And a moron.

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No illusions... — by Robert on Tue, 2012-02-28 18:12
The crusades were about re-taking... — by Marcus on Tue, 2012-02-28 13:50
The Crusades — by Neil Parille on Tue, 2012-02-28 13:27

Newt Gingrich is A Corrupt, Evil Lunatic!

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Submitted by atlascott on Sat, 2012-02-25 21:08

Here he is, the fake Conservative egomaniac:

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Ron Paul Double-Dipping of Funds Scandal — by Michael Moeller on Wed, 2012-03-07 03:07
Ron Paul, Chickenhawk? — by Michael Moeller on Wed, 2012-03-07 02:48
New Gingrich campaign theme song — by Richard Goode on Sat, 2012-03-03 07:55

The Only Good Muslim

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Submitted by atlascott on Sat, 2011-11-12 15:44

General John Allen, senior commander of American forces in Afghanistan has relieved Major General Peter Fuller of his duties in Afghanistan.

His indiscretion?

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No Michael — by Sandi on Sat, 2011-11-19 03:25
Sandi — by Michael Moeller on Sat, 2011-11-19 00:08
Discernment — by Sandi on Fri, 2011-11-18 23:44

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Review: "INJUSTICE: Exposing the Racial Agenda of The Obama Justice Department"

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Submitted by atlascott on Thu, 2011-11-03 19:24

J. Christian Adams, the author of "INJUSTICE: Exposing the Racial Agenda of The Obama Justice Department", is a veteran of the Justice Department.


Everyone Okay? 6.3 scale Earthquake in Christchurch

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Submitted by atlascott on Tue, 2011-02-22 15:09

I hope that everyone made it through okay, though I understand that there have been 65 deaths reported.

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Earthquake Shakes New Zealand's Capital — by Marcus on Tue, 2011-03-08 17:47
Christchurch quake mapped from space — by Marcus on Mon, 2011-03-07 16:28
I'm alright — by Rick Giles on Thu, 2011-03-03 07:31

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Must Read: Michael Savage's "Trickle Up Poverty"

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Submitted by atlascott on Sat, 2010-11-06 01:02

Michael Savage's new book "Tickle Up Poverty: Stopping Obama's Attack on Our Borders, Economy and Security" is not a dry scholarly work, but rather, an argument backed by common sense and facts.

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Regarding race and the Left — by Doug Bandler on Fri, 2011-02-25 08:36
Wording — by gregster on Fri, 2011-02-25 06:10
Scott — by Doug Bandler on Fri, 2011-02-25 05:54

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How Government Bureaucracies Solve Human Problems

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Submitted by atlascott on Thu, 2010-06-17 19:48

Hat tip to Billy Beck for suggesting this article by Wendy McElroy about how people in positions of vulnerability are regarded as the ina

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How right you are Scott — by Sandi on Sun, 2010-06-20 02:30

Why Can't Johnny Read?

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Submitted by atlascott on Fri, 2010-05-14 03:36

Here's why:

Because absolutely uneducated, unqualified, reprehensible animals are administrating and running the classrooms.


Think Government Corruption Is A Minor Budget Expense?

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Submitted by atlascott on Thu, 2010-04-22 16:43

Federal stimulus dollars intended for job creation in Oakland, California were spent instead on trips to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and a Concord water park, rent, church repairs, bus passes, sala

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Sinking feeling. That I am — by Newberry on Thu, 2010-04-22 16:48

The Story of Your Enslavement

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Submitted by atlascott on Wed, 2010-04-21 20:33

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Exactly, Ross — by atlascott on Thu, 2010-04-22 14:40
In the 50's... — by Marcus on Thu, 2010-04-22 13:23
The "under God" phrase was — by Aaron on Thu, 2010-04-22 11:42

Obamity of Errors: Dissent from the Far Left

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Submitted by atlascott on Tue, 2010-04-20 23:58

Perhaps it begins to crumble...


Debunking Tea Party Smears

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Submitted by atlascott on Thu, 2010-04-15 12:25

From the New York Times:

"Poll Finds Tea Party Backers Wealthier and More Educated"


How To Immediately Solve America's Most Pressing And Dangerous Problems!

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Submitted by atlascott on Wed, 2010-04-14 00:40

Ban the Following:

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Translation — by atlascott on Mon, 2010-05-17 15:20
Unless he go Boom Boom Boom. — by Robert on Mon, 2010-04-19 04:28
It is tribal — by Sandi on Thu, 2010-04-15 21:24

Government Subsidized Cars Are Junk

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Submitted by atlascott on Mon, 2010-04-12 15:22

Although it is probably too soon to say that the fact that the Federal government has subsidized failing American automakers has CAUSED them to become substandard, we have eloquent proof at least that

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Terrific post, Scott. GM and — by James Heaps-Nelson on Mon, 2010-04-12 17:22

Ron Paul - "Blowback" is a CIA Concept

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Submitted by atlascott on Thu, 2010-04-08 18:36

And it was a featured concept in the 9/11 Commission Report. Not a Ron Paul fiction. Unintended consequences, as established by foreign policy experts.

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Whatever, dude. — by atlascott on Tue, 2010-04-13 19:21
Demographics isn't the answer — by Doug Bandler on Tue, 2010-04-13 18:16
Jerusalem — by James Heaps-Nelson on Tue, 2010-04-13 17:24

Teabonics - A Response

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Submitted by atlascott on Sat, 2010-04-03 15:33

To those who, with glee, repeat slander against Tea Partiers:


Why Ron Paul Is THE Objectivist Moral Imperative

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Submitted by atlascott on Tue, 2010-03-23 20:42

The answer is context.

The largest danger to America right now is from within.

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Big Bad Ron Paul — by Richard Goode on Wed, 2011-01-12 14:49
I agree ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2010-06-14 09:34
Enthusiasm for Paul — by Doug Bandler on Mon, 2010-06-14 06:50

2,700 Page Nightmare

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Submitted by atlascott on Mon, 2010-03-15 14:52

As the Frankenstein Obama Healthcare bill draws nearer to the final round of back room deals and dubious power grabs to obtain the votes it needs to pass, an Associated Press article has this to say:

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Of course — by atlascott on Mon, 2010-03-15 20:15
Don't throw out Dagny with the DirtWater — by John Donohue on Mon, 2010-03-15 17:12

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Civil Disobedience

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Submitted by atlascott on Wed, 2010-02-24 12:59

Civil Disobedience
by Henry David Thoreau
(1817-1862)


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Ideas, Law, Religion, Politics and Choice

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Submitted by atlascott on Mon, 2010-02-01 18:30

Passion and emotions just cloud the issues. My position is that holding emotions in check is essential, ESPECIALLY when discussing contentious issues that can get very emotional.

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Exactly — by atlascott on Sat, 2010-02-06 16:11
That's exactly right-- — by Frediano on Sat, 2010-02-06 15:48
Ok — by atlascott on Sat, 2010-02-06 00:48

We The Living -Film - Shot during WWII

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Submitted by atlascott on Sun, 2009-12-27 03:49

Evidently, Ayn Rand's "We The Living" was shot as a film in Italy around WWII.

The film was buried once authorities understood that it was not a mere anti-Russia propaganda piece.


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SOLO-International Op-Ed: And You Can Tell Them, "I Was There!"

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Submitted by atlascott on Fri, 2009-12-25 15:51

SOLO-International Op-Ed: And You Can Tell Them, "I Was There!"

Scott DeSalvo
December 26, 2009

Our fall will soon be fast and furious.

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1) "I believe very sincerely — by atlascott on Fri, 2010-01-01 17:31
Say I have a crazy neighbor — by Aaron on Fri, 2010-01-01 16:39
Bro DeSalvo — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2009-12-31 21:41

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SOLO-International Op-Ed: Medicare, The Model of Government Health Insurance

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Submitted by atlascott on Fri, 2009-10-09 22:27

SOLO-International Op-Ed: Medicare, The Model of Government Health Insurance

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October 10, 2009

According to 2008 Federal government projections, a looming Medicare shortage is seven times the size of the one that Social Security faces and more than four times the entire federal debt.

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I have sympathy, I really do — by atlascott on Wed, 2009-10-14 21:17
I just read — by Brant Gaede on Wed, 2009-10-14 15:41
Obama praises Senate committee's endorsement of health care — by Marcus on Wed, 2009-10-14 08:19

Worse Than You Think

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Submitted by atlascott on Tue, 2009-07-14 13:52

Despite US Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner's statements that we have reached the bottom of the recession, there is compelling evidence which suggests that we are only getting warmed up for the real crash.

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Libertarian convention! — by Marcus on Fri, 2009-07-17 11:29
Socialists — by atlascott on Wed, 2009-07-15 12:38
Also see the post-modern generator — by Frediano on Wed, 2009-07-15 01:53

Now What?

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Submitted by atlascott on Tue, 2009-06-30 12:46

Without getting into too much detail, there are some persuasive bits of evidence which suggest that financially, America is in for it, and it is going to continue to get worse.

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Leonid — by 0 on Tue, 2009-07-21 01:19
Sharon — by 0 on Sun, 2009-07-19 08:53
I don't grant your — by 0 on Sun, 2009-07-19 04:57

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FDA To Regulate Tobacco

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Submitted by atlascott on Sat, 2009-06-13 14:54

From the Chicago Sun-Times:

"Foes of smoking can finally exhale. After decades of attempts, the U.S.
Senate and House, by whopping bipartisan majorities and just a day apart,

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PhilipD — by 0 on Sun, 2009-06-14 18:34
Time for a revolution — by SovereignThinker on Sun, 2009-06-14 18:20
'This is not America'... — by Marcus on Sun, 2009-06-14 10:13

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Vile, Gutter, Low Class Sense of Humor

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Submitted by atlascott on Thu, 2009-04-23 00:19

Okay, I cannot help it.

The premise of the video is "last call" at a bar/pub/tavern and the point of view is that of a woman.

Warning: explicit lyrics, dirty, dirty.

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Speaking of men being dogs... — by Olivia on Sat, 2009-04-25 10:47
For sure — by atlascott on Sat, 2009-04-25 01:27
Inventive — by gregster on Sat, 2009-04-25 01:24

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SOLO-International Op-Ed: How Bad Does It Have to Get?

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Submitted by atlascott on Sat, 2009-04-04 22:42

SOLO-International Op-Ed: How Bad Does It Have to Get?

Scott DeSalvo
April 5, 2009

I just read a recent issue of the news magazines Time and Newsweek.

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Saturday Night Live — by atlascott on Sun, 2009-04-05 13:11
Sea-Steading - Atlantis? — by Sandi on Sun, 2009-04-05 08:28

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