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  • Death Penalty Questions

    Another difficult issue for me is the Death Penalty. Could you show me your views please? Many believe that death penaly does not deter crime. Is it true? Any reliable sources? Other claim that death penalty will prevent future crime because criminals will have the fear of this kind of punishment. What...
    Posted to General (Forum) by LandJ on Sun, Mar 31 2013
  • Mass murderer targets family-less, friend-less, homeless people. What can be done?

    I am struggling with Rothbard's idea of justice in as much as he seems to require the presence of the injured party. In the case of murder, the victim is gone and cannot demand restitution or retribution (unless he writes it into his will). Rothbard seems to allow that his kin could demand restitution...
    Posted to General (Forum) by William Green on Tue, Feb 8 2011
  • Re: Are there two sides to the Ron Paul campaign?

    [quote user="Jim OConnor"] Your argument about the nature of the Constitution is along the same lines Lincoln made. While there was a minority of people at the time of the ratification of the Constitution that wanted to create a national, as opposed to federal, government, Tom Woods has some...
    Posted to General (Forum) by Paul Grad on Sat, Oct 13 2007
  • Re: Are there two sides to the Ron Paul campaign?

    [quote user="Jim OConnor"] "The authority is given in Article IV, Sec.2 which states," Your interpretation of that clause isn't unique, but it also isn't the one which seems to flow most naturally from it, as at the time there was no such thing as a citizeon of the United...
    Posted to General (Forum) by Paul Grad on Sat, Oct 13 2007
  • Re: Are there two sides to the Ron Paul campaign?

    [quote user="Jim OConnor"] The Federal constitution delegates very limited powers to the Federal government. Please show me where the Federal government is given authority to say anything about what goes on within the states other than that they must have a "republican form of government...
    Posted to General (Forum) by Paul Grad on Fri, Oct 12 2007
  • Re: Are there two sides to the Ron Paul campaign?

    [quote user="Jim OConnor"]The death penalty at the Federal level could be used exceedingly rarely because there are only a few crimes in the Constitution a citizen of the states can commit and the Federal government has no police powers. The death penalty in the states is clearly Constitutional...
    Posted to General (Forum) by Paul Grad on Fri, Oct 12 2007
  • Re: Are there two sides to the Ron Paul campaign?

    [quote user="Webster"] First of all, abortion should be left out of libertarianism because to those who oppose abortion, it falls under the same principals of natural law as murder. Very few people believe that abortion should be illegal who do not believe that it is murder, and believing that...
    Posted to General (Forum) by Paul Grad on Sun, Sep 30 2007
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