David Cameron is a Socialist

David Cameron is a Socialist

David Cameron is a Socialist? Now there is a provocative title.  It’s the kind of statement that is sure to evoke incredulity, mockery, and make the Scottish Libertarians seems like tinfoil-hatted conspiracy theorists or Cold War paranoids seeing red under every bed. Nonetheless, that is our message and it demands an explanation.

When libertarians use the word socialist we are not referring to Marxism per se, but rather to a social, political, and economic philosophy that has been dominant in Western culture since 1929. It’s more of …

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The Politicians Are Playing God Again

Remember the warnings of the Jeff Goldbloom character in Jurassic Park? Nature will find a way. In a similar vein, it was Sir Francis Bacon who said that Nature to be commanded must be obeyed. These are both important lessons that politicians in their arrogance are slow to learn.

One of the key differences between libertarians and socialists, and by socialists I’m referring to central planners on both sides of the house, is that libertarians believe that society, and therefore those trading relationships between the members …

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