Tag Archives: Ron Paul

Obama Kills an American Traitor: Al-Awlaki Revisited

In light of Senator Rand Paul’s recent jawfest on the Senate floor, now would be a good time to revive something that I wrote in Oct. 2011 following Anwar al-Awlaki’s death by drone strike: In addition to just praise for … Continue reading

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The Republican Hydra

Last year’s Republican presidential nomination process was interesting, because the candidates who contested through the process represented distinct ideological perspectives.  Thus, they are proxies for the relative strength of contesting ideas within the Republican Party. The ability of candidates with … Continue reading

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Top 10 Selfish Reads for 2012

The following are the top 10 books for 2012 as identified by the readers of Selfish Citizenship. Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States) by James M. McPherson Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand … Continue reading

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On Foreign Policy, American Founders vs. Ron Paul

It has been asserted that Ron Paul’s foreign policy is consistent with that of our Founders.  Let me list some of the actual foreign policies of the early American government so that supporters of Paul can reconsider whether he is … Continue reading

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Angry Libertarians

You may have noticed something that I have observed: too many of “capital L” Libertarians are irrationally offensive in their manner. What’s up with that?  If you had to describe the behavior of these Libertarians in one word, what would … Continue reading

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