“The trouble with liberty,” part 2: American libertarian incoherence

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February 20, 2012
Liberale et Libertaire
by dL  
Posted in Commentary

"Buckley’s invented conservatism, in pretending to honor and restore enlightenment liberalism, only served to once again demonstrate the futility of politics and enlightenment liberalism. Buckley essentially destroyed the distinction between State and market civil society because market civil society now inherently relied on the State for its protection. The threat of communism justified whatever encroachment of the State on market civil society because the latter could not survive without the State." (02/19/12)

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