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We’re being “Alloyed”

I see the word “alloyed” being used in print and the electronic and social media with increasing frequency. I have always known what the word meant in the metallurgical sense, but when referring to a privilege or a “right” I had to look it up. It means according to Merriam’s “something added that lowers value” Synonyms […]

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From Natural Law to Liberty to Capitalism

Over the past 20 years, much of the defense of liberty has centered on its empiric success, rather than on the morality of economic and political systems whose very foundations rest on concepts of liberty. The people who we traditionally have looked to when discussing issues of political philosophy and morality have withdrawn from the […]