Radio Free Market Interviews Me on My New Book on Ron Paul

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New Book About Ron Paul with Dr. Walter Block

The book is available at Amazon.

Radio Free Market is proud to air an interview with Dr. Walter Block author of “Ron Paul for President 2012.”

This book has been endorsed by Dr. Ron Paul and contains everything one would wish to know about Ron Paul’s positions as a presidential candidate.

Dr. Walter Block

Learn why our world-wide military presence actually detracts from our national security.

Learn what Dr. Paul says about the link between the Federal Reserve and our out-of-control federal government spending.

Learn why Dr. Paul is NOT a conservative but a libertarian, (and learn the crucial difference).

Learn how Dr. Paul so ably handles hostile interviews!

Learn why Dr. Paul is the only candidate who will both revive our economy AND restore our liberties.

(Hint: the other candidates think that reviving our economy and restoring our liberties are not compatible).

Please listen to this interview and learn why you will want to not only read this book but purchase it for many others.

With Radio Free Market Contributor Mr. Patrick Barron.

Listen here.

Thank you for listening!

Michael McKay
Radio Free Market

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1. The Competition of Crooks

Comments by Michael McKay

Every person that has had the pleasure to listen to Professor Hans-Hermann Hoppe or to read any of his excellent work knows of his razor intellect and crystal clear explanations.

Great news: Dr. Hoppe has a new book out.

Unfortunately, at the moment, it is only available in German (Der Wettbewerb der Gauner, “The Competition of Crooks”).

Fortunately a recent interview by Andreas Marquart at has been translated into English and can be found in its entirety at

Here is a tantalizing tidbit from that interview:

“Democracy…is nothing more than an especially insidious form of communism.”

I will bet that most people have NEVER thought of democracy in this way. In the interview, Dr. Hoppe explains why this is the case.

There are several other wonderful — and clarifying – insights as well. I believe his most important is that most people are looking at the wrong “clash of interests … between employers (capitalists) and employees (workers), or between the rich and the poor.”

Professor Hoppe states that “As long as this myth prevails in public opinion, nothing at all will change and disaster is inevitable.”

Then Dr. Hoppe makes this key point:

“A fundamental change can only occur if, instead of this, the correct realization becomes generally accepted that the only antagonistic conflict of interest in society is the one between tax-payers, i.e. the exploited, and tax-consumers, i.e. the exploiters.”

Dr Hoppe states that the key to being liberated from the parasitism of the State is a change in “the class consciousness of the population.”

I highly recommend you read this short interview and for those of you who have not done so please read Dr. Hoppe’s “Democracy: The God That Failed” and “The Ethics and Economics of Private Property.”

Please read this interview in its entirety here.

2. Euro Bank Holidays Ahead

By Andy Duncan

And no, we’re not talking about the nice kind of English bank holiday in the sunshine.

We’re talking about the kind of ‘bank holiday’ where you are frozen out of your own assets, and then these assets are stripped of value to save banks, governments, bureaucrats, and politicians from having to face up to the consequences of their own mistakes. After they have eaten their fill of your wealth, you are then handed the scraps (if you’re lucky).

Some interesting thoughts then, below, from Sir Martin Jacomb, about how the same governments which lied the people of Europe into the horrible paper scrip known as the Euro, should lie them out of it, too:
“5 Day Bank Holiday” To Prepare For Collapse of Euro

Here’s a quote, with my emphasis:

“Experience shows that currency break-ups, like devaluations, have to be handled so as to avoid anticipatory speculative activity. The essential requirement is a single, unequivocal decision to revert to national currencies, reached confidentially by all 17 governments and announced without prior notice.”


I love the political process.

Deception is openness. Ignorance is knowledge. Lies are truth.

3. Another Surveillance Law: One More Step Towards the Big Brother State

By Sean Gabb

At the beginning of April 2012, the BBC and a couple of newspapers reported that the British Government was considering a new surveillance law. This would allow it to monitor the telephone calls, text messages, e-mails and website visits of everyone in the United Kingdom. There was a flurry of debate about civil rights and the need to protect us all against terrorists. There was a side argument between those who said the law was required by the European Union, and those who said it would be in breach of European Union law. Since then, the various debates have gone quiet. Possibly, the Ministers have decided to drop the matter. More likely, the initial leak was to soften us up for something less ambitious to be announced in the Queen’s Speech. The Ministers will say they have “listened” to our concerns – and will use the lesser measure they had in mind all the time as a precedent for moving to the full measure in later stages. This being so, whether greater or lesser, another step will have been taken to a Big Brother police state. Continue Reading

4. The Fastest Way to Understand the Achilles Heel of Socialism – and Government

Recently we posted on the excellent one hour and twenty minute interview of Andy Duncan by Mr. Greg Moffit discussing Hans-Hermann Hoppe’s historically important book Democracy: The God That Failed.

However, for those of you that have only eight minutes to spare we have prepared an edited segment where Andy brilliantly outlines the essential two problems of Socialism:

I highly recommend you top off your coffee cup or glass of wine and listen to the entirety of that excellent interview (which you can find here).
Incentive and Calculation

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1:22 pm on June 15, 2012