I wrote last month: In our liberal democracy, issues that carry an abiding potential for violence are downplayed. This is seen in the phenomenon of ‘conscience’ votes, whereby politicians mitigate terse disagreements by simply abdicating the fight for deeply held moral beliefs. This retreat from upholding morality in the public sphere is marked among self-described… Continue reading The Conservative Retreat From the Public Sphere
Oz Conservative, September 8, 2018: The South African government is changing the constitution to permit it to take the land of white South African farmers without compensation. Property rights, it seems, don’t matter much in the real world if you lose state power to a different group. Even the right to life is not very… Continue reading South Africa & Libertarianism
The state choosing when to interfere in the parental realm, is a challenging decision to make. In truth, the state has not interfered enough in the lives of Indigenous children, who are abused at rates far beyond anything lawfully inflicted upon non Indigenous children. However, the basic assertions the following article puts forth are correct, and… Continue reading Won’t somebody please think of the children!