Conservatives Should Be Antiwar

When I was growing up in the early 2000’s, I just took it for granted that the Left was antiwar and the Right was militaristic. This perception pushed me to become a liberal in college before meandering my way into libertarianism through the Ron Paul campaigns of 2008 and 2012. Today I would consider myself … Continue reading “Conservatives Should Be Antiwar”

The Left’s Dubious Antiwar History

The media narrative today would have you believe the simple dichotomy that Republicans are pro-war and Democrats are anti-war. Or more over, that conservatives are pro-war and liberals are antiwar Well, they got the first half right, unfortunately; conservatives – particularly since the neo-conservative movement took hold – have been very pro-war. But the Left … Continue reading “The Left’s Dubious Antiwar History”

Debunking Tyler Cowen and Paul Krugman on War Being Good for the Economy

Tyler Cowen has taken a new approach to one of the most dangerous myths around; the old "war is hell, but it’s also sort of good for the economy" canard. And his reasoning is somehow even worse than the typical explanation given by Paul Krugman and the like. Let’s start with that typical explanation asserting … Continue reading “Debunking Tyler Cowen and Paul Krugman on War Being Good for the Economy”