Hucksterism, Flim-Flam

From: J Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2019 12:51 PM To: wblock@loyno.edu Subject: libertarians Walter, I tend to think of myself as a libertarian, but in addition to the usual freedoms from government controls and limits, I subscribe to the adherence to honesty and to the basic responsibility to not deceive or otherwise “flim-flam” folks. Does this place me into a different category than “libertarian”? J   Dear J: In my view, libertarianism is incompatible with fraud. People who commit fraud are thieves and should be considered criminals. On the other hand, selling expensive encyclopedias to poor people who can’t read … Continue reading Hucksterism, Flim-Flam