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    My economics teacher is a whole sale idiot. We've gotten into several little scuffles over the course of class and I think it's fair to say that there is a mutual hatred between the two of us. I knew I was in for a doozy when on the first day he said that he'd earned his masters in economics...
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by ThisIsWhyYoureWrong on Wed, Aug 1 2012
  • Re: Decentralized Lending Starts with YOU

    Bonds or securities are in many ways similar to loans or debts. When a person is buying a bond, he/she is actually lending money to a government, municipality, corporation, federal agency or any other entity that has issued the bond. Here, the person, who has purchased the bond, is equal to a lender...
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by Bill on Sat, Oct 23 2010
  • Re: Several Questions for You All.

    [quote user="CrazyCoot"] A few questions for the members of this forum; please feel free to answer all or none of them. 1) For those of who did not start off your life as libertarians please say a little bit about your evolution. Personally I was first a moderate Democrat due to family tradition...
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by AnonLLF on Thu, Jan 21 2010
  • Re: The Fatal Error of Classical Liberalism

    In response to number 2, I respectively submit that an educated society uncorrupted my media distributed political propaganda is the ultimate check on expanding government. You're all presenting terrific agruments, but honestly, how can classical liberalism hope to thrive in a culture that does not...
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by Peter Manousakos on Mon, Nov 9 2009
  • Re: Voucher Systems in Education?

    I am more for tuition tax credits. It is less egalitarian and more pro freedom. It reduces ones tax burden, without giving "free money" to a person who doesn't have it. This may have been discussed already, sorry if I am repeating things.
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by jamesjwilsonsr on Thu, Mar 6 2008
  • Re: Libertarian Perspective on Education

    In a utopian libertarian world, there would be no mandated taxes, hence one would be able to spend the money on anything they wish, including private education. The voucher system is used to recoup mandated taxes that would have gone to "public" education so one would be able to use it for...
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by ViennaSausage on Tue, Feb 12 2008
  • Libertarian Perspective on Education

    Do either utilitarians or natural rights libertarians have any justification for public education (through the voucher system, of course)? If so, then why. It seems to me that public education is simply another socialist mechanism.
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by miksirhc on Tue, Feb 12 2008
  • Basic Human Rights

    Is education a basic human right? healthcare?
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by ViennaSausage on Tue, Feb 12 2008
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