Saturday, April 02, 2005

Abandoning Libertarianism

Election 2004, 14: Abandoning Libertarianism

Bruce Baugh's sad evaluation of the worth of libertarianism and libertarians.

His article reflects the lack of concern for his needs from libertarians, and that he suspects he'll get better through government.

Marxism of the Right

Marxism of the Right

Robert Locke's

The American Conservative

article is a remarkably good inditement of libertarianism that will
appeal to liberals and progressives as well as conservatives.

The appeal lies, I think, in a big-picture view of the REAL classical liberal issues that are addressed both by modern conservatives and liberals. REAL classical liberals balanced their interests in liberty with other, competing values such as order and justice. There's a nice discussion of this at

Liberals and Libertarians #1