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Number 543, November 1, 2009
"Each advocate [of socialism] secretly imagines
himself at the top of the hierarchy-to-come"

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Affirmative Action in Action
by Rex May*

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Next week, I hope to propose a spiffy new tactic for defeating the forced collectivization of medicine that presently looms over all of us, thanks to the increasingly Marxist aspirations and activities of Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, and an army of other criminals attempting to advance a political and economic philosophy—in fact, it's nothing more than a license to steal whatever they want from the Productive Class—that was obsolete decades before any of us were born.

In the meantime, we should all remember what Ludwig von Mises observed in his great Socialism, the principal appeal of which (the ideology, not the book), he claimed, is that each of its advocates secretly imagines himself at the top of the hierarchy-to-come. You can see this almost sexual lust for power plainly in creatures like Robert Reich, Henry Waxman, Hillary Clinton, and especially both of the Obamas.

Some of them are almost drooling at the prospect of owning our lives.

But socialism's "stars" are by far not the only ones who imagine themselves at the pinnacle. Wake him (or her) up in the middle of the night, and the merest mailman, pool boy, garbage collector, school board or city council member shares exactly the same political BDSM fantasies. It's the reason that collectivism has gotten as far as is has.

So the next time you find yourself arguing with one of these pocket Lenins, hit him from an unexpected direction (as I've long advocated) and disabuse him of any notion that he's going to be in charge of anything except (revolutionaries being the first people the new regime disposes of) his own square foot of mud in the concentration camp. If you can deflate whatever motivates him to work for everybody else's enslavement—you may not see the effect immediately, but it is sure to spoil his daydreams and maybe even give him nightmares for months and years to come—you will have achieved a victory for individual liberty.

Have fun.

L. Neil Smith, Publisher and Senior Columnist The Libertarian Enterprise


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Letters to the Editor
from Bill St. Clair, A. Nonymous, Mike Snell, A.X. Perez, Scott A. Campanaro, and Rex May

It's Just Not Fair!
by L. Neil Smith
Courtesy of HULU, I saw a couple of interesting documentaries the other day, about a pair of subjects most people would never think of connecting. I don't even know why I saw the connection, in a sort of flash, except that it seems to be my job as a writer. One of them, anyway.

Reality and Liberty
by Susan Callaway
This is a message sent to a friend who had told me he was continuing to pursue political answers because he had decided that the ideals of liberty and justice would never be a reality... that people wanted to be slaves and have a ruler so it was pretty pointless to try convincing them they really needed freedom.

Non-Aggression Principle and Vice: Where's The Crime?
by Russell D. Longcore
One of the tenets of individual liberty is the Non-Aggression Principle (NAP), which states that no person has the right to initiate force or fraud against any other person for any reason. When the NAP comes up against criminal law as it relates to vices, both should be tested honestly.

Be Careful What You Say
by A.X. Perez
If you hang around teenagers enough you notice they say some real interesting things. "I can kick his ass with my bare hands" is high up on the list. "I'm going to get that little fag, he just stole my girlfriend," is another. That second one just turned a fight between two guys because one stole the other's girlfriend into a hate crime under the defense appropriation bill Obama just signed.

Review of Ron Paul's End The Fed
by John Walker
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How More Plaque Will Improve Our Smile
by A memorable idea from Don Meinshausen
No I'm not teething you. This is a wonderful idea to honor one of libertarianism's greatest contributors. Of course she might use another sound bite with more bracing properties and more jaw breaking for those who loves this Chewish mother of us. Ayn Rand was our mouthpiece. She was a true trance and dentalist.

Atlantea The Beautiful
by L. Neil Smith and Rex May
Number 48 of a weekly cartoon series.

Agenda 21: The United Nations Programme of Action
UN Agenda 21
Planning for Your future, serf!

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The Last Sonuvabitch of Klepton
The Last
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Roswell, Texas

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