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|The attempt to defend a free society apart from the principles that underlie and support such a society is hopeless. MORE>>|
|We are proud to reflect on our accomplishments—and eager to dwarf them in the months and years to come. MORE>>|
|If a gay couple has a “right” to force Phillips to bake them a cake, then what becomes of Phillips’s right to act on his judgment? MORE>>|
|Far from deserving a browbeating by an elected official for standing up for their rights, frackers deserve our gratitude, admiration, and moral support. MORE>>|
|ObamaCare is uncivilized because it violates people’s rights, and that is why it produces disastrous consequences. MORE>>|
|Energy producers have rapidly expanded their output of oil and natural gas in recent years—thanks to the advancing technologies of horizontal drilling and fracking. MORE>>|
|Bryan Caplan’s approach is common among libertarians, in that it fails to offer a philosophic grounding for political liberty. MORE>>|
|Energy producers have a moral and constitutional right to operate on lands they own and contract to use for the purpose. MORE>>|
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