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Butler Shaffer on what builds civilization.
The real problem is the State, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on intellectual democracy and the destruction of living standards.
The corporate techno-state must always appear to be in control, says Butler Shaffer.
You’re a statist and a collectivist. Article by Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on the state’s failing war on truth.
Never forget the anti-Nazi student movement, says Butler Shaffer.
He was right, says Butler Shaffer.
For collective insanity? Article by Butler Shaffer.
The terrorists and the uh, er, bogeymen, too, says Butler Shaffer.
Anarcho-capitalists are accused of being pro-violence. Article by Butler Shaffer.
But the Ministry of Truth will fail. Article by Butler Shaffer.
Surprised? Article by Butler Shaffer.
And why it self-destructs. Article by Butler Shaffer.
Can the modern nation state be far behind? Article by Butler Shaffer.
You need to read the funnies, says Butler Shaffer.
If voting could change anything, it would be illegal. Article by Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on what it means.
As Edward Snowden, Bradley Manning, and Julian Assange did.
Like a non-combatant.
Butler Shaffer on the Boston IQ.
Politics is evil, says Butler Shaffer.
The State exacerbates conflict, the better to rule us, says Butler Shaffer.
The State exacerbates conflict, the better to rule us, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on the one-man State.
Don't drop your child into one, says Butler Shaffer.
But young minds will defeat it, says Butler Shaffer.
Another domestic mass shooting.
Will government protect private property?
Plenty, says Butler Shaffer.
It mobilizes anti-social forces like theft, killing, parasitism, torture, and lying.
Butler Shaffer on elections.
Butler Shaffer on abortion.
Butler Shaffer on the Batman and Sikh shootings.
Does the US empire now extend to Mars?
Valuing our property, but loving our liberty more, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on how to clear it.
Ron Paul made progress, but his campaign is over, so what now?
Butler Shaffer on the glory of decentralization and Alice Walton's museum.
And Butler Shaffer didn't sign it.
Not when you support the State.
It's far more important to speak truth to the powerless, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on the violence of democracy.
It will triumph over the vicious State, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on the message of the Ron Paul movement (and LRC).
Only Ron Paul refuses to join.
Butler Shaffer on a bureaucratic worry.
Butler Shaffer on Joe Paterno, Ron Paul, and Leviathan.
Butler Shaffer on responding morally.
Butler Shaffer on Algore, Paul Krugman, and saving the state with an "alien invasion."
Butler Shaffer on the extraordinary Lilija Valis.
Butler Shaffer on the Madame Defarge lynch-mob mentality vs. justice.
Butler Shaffer straightens them out.
Bill Clinton wants one, which means even he knows the jig is up.
Butler Shaffer on its futile retaliations.
America can survive, if not the regime.
Butler Shaffer on the celebration of government hit squads, and the persecution of Manning and Assange.
Butler Shaffer on big business vs. free markets.
Terrorizing the world.
Obedience to the state to keep yourself out of a cage.
About radiation or anything else.
That's why secession is a hot option, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on how they
About the criminal State.
Keep that in mind amidst the agitprop.
Will the Tea Party be one of them?
Butler Shaffer on the latest gang of political scam artists.
Advocates of liberty may not use such an evil tool.
Never believe a word it says, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on the hate merchants vs. the Islamic cultural center.
Butler Shaffer on unexamined questions and illegal immigration.
Every dime, says Butler Shaffer, federal, state, and local.
For the state.
It's McChrystal clear, says Butler Shaffer.
Without empowering those who long to regiment their neighbors, that is.
And stop thinking.
Butler Shaffer on the myth that justice is blind.
Butler Shaffer on the heart of the regime.
For its essential criminality, and its treatment of Ron Paul.
Butler Shaffer on oblivious Americans and Obama, MD.
Butler Shaffer on the health-care chimera.
We are consuming our capital, which means being poor.
Butler Shaffer on conservatives.
Butler Shaffer on Texas tax suicide and peaceful resistance.
Butler Shaffer on the modern stupido-factories.
Butler Shaffer on resisting the deadly virus.
Butler Shaffer on the purpose of political language.
How sweet it is.
Butler Shaffer on what you can do for freedom.
Butler Shaffer on some of the people on the receiving end of democracy.
Butler Shaffer on the boy-in-a-balloon family, and other heroes.
Taller than the Washington Monument, wider than the Pentagon.
That's just a synonym for state collectivism, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on the difficulty of sustaining enterprises devoted to liberty.
And Butler Shaffer feels fine.
See, for example, the suicides of its soldiers.
No, so we better prove that notion wrong, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on justice and American politics.
Butler Shaffer on the secret of state growth.
Butler Shaffer on the essence of environmentalism.
Time to hold him up to examination, says Butler Shaffer.
A lesson in politics from Butler Shaffer.
It's interesting, if not pleasant.
Butler Shaffer on spontaneous order vs. dead-handed coercion.
Butler Shaffer on the National Republican "Trust."
Much as it bothers the god-kings.
But we don't need to follow it, says Butler Shaffer.
Starting with "national defense," says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on the people and the parasite.
Butler Shaffer on the arrogance of a depresssion-starter.
And the Kent Snyder fundraising effort.
Butler Shaffer on the evil of state holidays.
Butler Shaffer on some of our most valuable fellow beings.
Like Lenny Bruce, he was hounded by the state.
Butler Shaffer on stenographers for the regime.
Butler Shaffer attends an anti-Ron Paul convention in Minnesota.
Butler Shaffer on the environmentalists.
Butler Shaffer on private property rights.
Butler Shaffer on colliding galaxies.
Butler Shaffer on meticulous obedience.
Butler Shaffer on where matters stand.
Butler Shaffer on why so many want to kill and torture.
Butler Shaffer offends you.
Butler Shaffer on neo-fascist accusations against Ron Paul donors.
Butler Shaffer on cloud-cuckoo-land.
Butler Shaffer on an establishment fraud vs. Ron Paul.
Butler Shaffer on the MIT student, airport security, and the sweatshirt "bomb."
Butler Shaffer on mass murder.
Butler Shaffer remembers a libertarian original.
It would endanger the whole scam, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on a crime against self and society.
Butler Shaffer on the American university.
Butler Shaffer on the shape of the future.
More choices, from Butler Shaffer.
For Memorial Day.
Butler Shaffer on what the state has wrought.
The total state is zero protection, says Butler Shaffer.
Of the global-warmites.
Butler Shaffer on a Cold War-era myth.
Butler Shaffer on the statists.
It's libertarian medicine, says Butler Shaffer.
Not just the White House sociopaths, says Butler Shaffer.
It's a scam, says Butler Shaffer, and an evil one.
Butler Shaffer on why integrity matters.
Butler Shaffer on how a nation loses its soul.
Butler Shaffer on 9/11.
Eek, there's a Mexican Southerner Spaniard German Japanese Russian Korean Vietnamese Arab under your bed!!!
We need only love our children and grandchildren more than the state.
Butler Shaffer on the US and the atom bomb.
Butler Shaffer on how they train us for "glory."
Butler Shaffer on the results of 9/11.
Not with a bang, but a whimper.
The world is far too complex to be managed, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on the individual vs. the state.
Butler Shaffer on statists of all stripes.
In the People's Republic of Virginia.
Butler Shaffer on shutting down dissident opinion.
Butler Shaffer on V for Vendetta.
Butler Shaffer on what lies ahead now.
Butler Shaffer on the best government money can buy.
Butler Shaffer on taking a byte out of free expression.
So is eminent domain.
Butler Shaffer on myths, fables, fairy-tales, and the real world.
Worry about that horrific doctrine, not Intelligent Design, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on being pro-life.
As individuals, and as a people.
It's good enough for his bosses.
Spare us, Col. Boylan.
Butler Shaffer on irrational fear as a wrecker of civilization.
Butler Shaffer on what one person can do.
Against the life-giving market.
Butler Shaffer on how the state uses crises.
Butler Shaffer on why she’s a threat.
Butler Shaffer on tyranny pushed into a corner.
It's about the power and pelf of the state.
Today, the cons celebrate madness, says Butler Shaffer.
It's politics in action, says Butler Shaffer.
But it won't work, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on who benefits from terrorist acts.
Butler Shaffer on the warmongers in hiding.
Butler Shaffer on Sen. Durbin's sin.
Withhold your consent, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on the state religion and its murderous acolytes.
Butler Shaffer on the decline of centralized power structures.
"Historic preservation" division.
Left and right are just two wings of the same bird of prey, says Butler Shaffer.
It cannot last, thank goodness.
Butler Shaffer on what will become of it.
Time to stop feeding the state, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on the really dangerous drugs.
Then your life is far more valuable than a taxpayer's.
Butler Shaffer on why the criminal band that rules us delights in fiascos.
Butler Shaffer on a victory for truth, freedom, and the web.
Butler Shaffer on the prognosis.
Butler Shaffer on the only kind to worry about.
Butler Shaffer on what to do about it.
Only one admits to making it up, and doesn't kill people.
Butler Shaffer on a system in crisis.
Or is that moral insanity?
Butler Shaffer on Objectivism.
You know there is only one.
Individualism is part of the very structure of reality.
But you can cure yourself, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on our political system.
Butler Shaffer on what it means, and what to do about it.
And look at events clearly, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on slave mentality and the draft.
Butler Shaffer on how to decide.
No, no. A real one. Article by Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on our dysfunctional police state.
Butler Shaffer on war, Martha Stewart, and the boobus Americanus.
Butler Shaffer on the life and death of civilizations.
Butler Shaffer on the real nature of the free market.
Butler Shaffer on anti-market monsters.
Government hates an unbridled tongue.
No thanks, says Butler Shaffer.
That's the whole purpose of politics, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on the state's current ideological trick.
It begins in your neighborhood, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on Iraq.
Butler Shaffer on politics and the dead.
Butler Shaffer on non-violent opposition to the state.
It's another Warren Commission coverup.
And the nuttiest utopian scheme of them all, constitutional democracy.
Butler Shaffer on the federal scapegoat.
But what if we refuse to go?
With social peace.
The environmentalists are all wet, says Butler Shaffer.
Me too, says Butler Shaffer. So are all civilized men, in practice.
Butler Shaffer on federal scares.
Where the winners get to beat up the losers.
Butler Shaffer on the dirty hand of the state.
Butler Shaffer on the rampant prevarication that undergirds government, and what to do about it.
Freedom makes us human.
And transgressions against property are the source of all social problems.
Butler Shaffer on what's in an election.
Fewer students are voting for Hitler.
Butler Shaffer on the government's blackout.
There is only one candidate for libertarians: Angelyne!
Don't reform the system; walk away from it.
Butler Shaffer on the ridiculousness of reparations.
Butler Shaffer on the public schools.
Butler Shaffer on the nazification of America.
Butler Shaffer on the unintended consequences of good intentions.
That's the slogan of the booboisie.
Butler Shaffer on government morality.
Butler Shaffer on the most characteristic state activity, and who benefits.
Just another word for the state, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on a warning about Hitlerism.
Led by President George W. Lemming.
Butler Shaffer on the real nature of the federal adventure.
Sure, says Butler Shaffer, but the real problem is the insanity of the state.
Butler Shaffer on human enterprises and the state.
The state is, by its nature, murderous.
Butler Shaffer on Christians for mass murder.
Good news from Butler Shaffer.
Voting in the US makes no more sense than in Iraq.
A one-man nation state.
Butler Shaffer on how the state gears up for war.
Not the egoism of Ayn Rand, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on violence and more violence.
Free the San Fernando Valley! And the rest of mankind.
All is far from lost, says Butler Shaffer.
Butler Shaffer on Republican theory.
Or we can, says Butler Shaffer, remember the great Declaration of Independence.
In practice, they are synonymous.
It's the sign of a civilized man, and the civilized society.
Butler Shaffer on how easily we shut our eyes.
Butler Shaffer on how the state gets us to agree.
Butler Shaffer on the delusion of limited government.
And an increasingly irrelevant one.
Butler Shaffer on the State's various excuses for itself.
Make that "peacekeeping" and "law enforcement."
Butler Shaffer on reclaiming self-ownership.
Or do you own yourself? Article by Butler Shaffer.
That's why conspiracy theories are so unfashionable.
Butler Shaffer on the decline and fall of our civilization, thanks to the State.
Despite the State, there is much we can do to be free.
Butler Shaffer on the real nature of the State's laws.
Hitler won. Article by Butler Shaffer.
A letter from famed libertarian scholar, Butler Shaffer.
On Sept. 11, the failure of the political model became obvous.
Butler Shaffer's classic available again!
Butler Shaffer revisits the Luddites.
And its relationship to liberty.
Butler Shaffer responds to "his" congressman.