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Letters to the Editor

by Various Authors on Jun 1, 1979

“Jeff Riggenbach is one of those rare individuals who write so well that it is easy to think the content of his articles must be as good as the form.”

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Hard Core, Soft Core

by David Brudnoy on Apr 1, 1979

On any given night, Americans everywhere now watch soft-core films or scenes on the television. “That ought to set the Birchers’ teeth on edge.”

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Dracula Leaves His Castle

by Nicholas von Hoffman on Apr 1, 1979

“Had Richard Nixon been able to attract the political help of those who believed in his foreign policies, it is unlikely he would have been driven from office.”

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Conscription: The Means of Interventionism

by Justin Raimondo on Apr 1, 1979

“We must build a nationwide movement dedicated to opposing our…global interventionism, and the threats to individual liberty which stem from [it.]”

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Trotsky: the Ignorance and the Evil

by Ralph Raico on Mar 1, 1979

Was Trotsky “a hero? Well, no thank you—I’ll find my own heroes somewhere else…It would have been better if he had never been born.”

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Voltairine de Cleyre

by Sharon Presley on Mar 1, 1979

“That such a brilliant, unusual woman would be a feminist is no surprise.”

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Businessmen and “Uncle Sugar”

by Bruce Bartlett on Mar 1, 1979

“Unless the conservatives break their unholy alliance with business and adopt the libertarian position, the liberals may move into the gap…themselves.”

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The Myth of Monolithic Communism

by Murray Rothbard on Feb 1, 1979

“The key to [communist Cambodia’s] diabolic control was its abolition of all money, which abolition is also enforced through murder and terror.”

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In Praise of Decadence

by Jeff Riggenbach on Feb 1, 1979

“Moral fortitude is exactly what it takes to deal with diversity, pluralism, heterogeneity—all the synonyms for cultural decadence.”

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Auberon Herbert, Voluntaryist

by Eric Mack on Feb 1, 1979

“We have as individuals to be above every system in which we take our place, not beneath it, not under its feet, and at its mercy.”

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The Plumb Line: The Menace of the Space Cult

by Murray Rothbard on Feb 1, 1979

“So there we have it: two irreconcilable groups within the Libertarian Party: the Realists and the Necromancers, the “Earthlings” and the Space Cadets.”

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The Habit of Confrontation

by Earl Ravenal on Feb 1, 1979

“American citizens…spend and risk [to benefit] a small coterie of foreign policy bureaucrats, who want to play their power games in the world.”

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Free Market Conservation

by Jeff Riggenbach on Feb 1, 1979

“There’s a [market] demand…for the kind of wilderness conservation the government would like us to believe is only possible through public ownership of land.”

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Equality: Liberty and Equality

by R. H. Tawney in 1931

“Power over the public is public power,” even when “private persons are permitted to buy and sell, own and bequeath it, as they deem most profitable.”