Friday, October 4, 2013

A Perspective on Christians and Politics

Today on the Reformed Libertarian, I published a piece entitled "Christians and Politics: A Perspective." In that piece, I discuss what role the Christian has in participating in politics, what the Christian should think about politics, and the risks it poses.

Letter of Liberty News Edition (10-04-2013)

Here is the Friday News Edition.

Jack A. Smith on America, Syria and Iran: What happened?

Pat Buchanan on the sadistic strategy of Barack Obama and Harry Reid

Justin Raimondo on the Sovietization of America

David Vine on the Pentagon's Italian spending spree

Murray Rothbard on democracy and dictatorships

Herbert Spencer on the real aim of moral education

Peter Schiff on the taper fakeout

Henry Hazlitt on appeasing envy as a threat to civilization and prosperity

Seymour Hersh on the lie of the bin Laden raid

Michael Snyder on America's most dangerous volcano: the Yellowstone supervolcano

Sheldon Richman on how the U.S. treats people like garbage

Michael Swanson on the war state

Jacob Hornberger: Why do conservatives support Medicare and Medicade?

Mac Slavo on the coming panic

The New York Times reviews The Blood Telegram by Gary Bass.

Oscar Rickett on Silk Road and safe drug use

Was shutting down Silk Road the right thing to do?

Raymond Bonner on "Company A"

Daniel McAdams exposes the NGO foot-soldiers of "humanitarian" warfare.

The NSA is making us all less safe, in contradiction to the alleged goals of the surveillance state.

Adam Bates comments on the newspeak for a new millennium.

Larry LaBorde on what $500/oz gold will look like

Joseph Mecola on the negative effects of antidepressants

Scott Lazarowitz on fake "libertarians"

Max Borders and Jeffrey Tucker give fifty ways to leave Leviathan.

Julian Adorney makes the case against economic stimulus as proposed by Keynesians.

The Fourteenth Amendment: Did it make America freer? (Hint: my answer is no, though there were some small benefits.)

Walter Block comments on how the work of Ludwig von Mises influenced him.

William Grigg: "We're all Iraqis now."