"Gun control is the idea that it’s better to see a woman dead in an alley, strangled
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The Libertarian Enterprise
—An International Journal of Opinion —
Issue 937, August 27, 2017

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In Response to David Brin on Heinlein
(The Feature Article)

Afghanistan, They Never Learn
Afghanistan, They Never Learn

“We’re all free men, protected by the Constitution”


The Editor’s Notes
by Ken Holder, Editor
I seem to now be 70-years old. That's 3-score and 10 in old-time calculation. Golly. No wonder I feel bad all the time. So it goes.

Letters to the Editor
from Sean Gabb, A.X. Perez, and Richard Blake

In Response to David Brin on Heinlein
by J. Neil Schulman and Brad Linaweaver
Brad Linaweaver and I are equally disturbed by David Brin’s attempt to recruit the late Mr. Heinlein to the current anti-Trump crusade. For those who aren’t well-read, Brad is the author of Moon of Ice, endorsed by Robert A. Heinlein. He was an associate editor on Bill Patterson’s The Heinlein Journal and is a life member of the Heinlein Society.

Freedom of Speech: A Brief Defence
by Sean Gabb
Every age we have so far known has been one of censorship. This is not to say that opinion has been equally constrained in all times and places. Sometimes, as in the Soviet Union, it has been oppressive and omnipresent—even extending to an imposition of orthodoxy on the natural sciences. More often, it has been focussed on perceived criticisms of the established political and religious order. Sometimes, dissent has been permitted among the intellectual classes—especially when expressed in a language unknown to the people at large, and only punished when communicated to the people at large. Sometimes, a diversity of political orders has limited any particular censorship to an area of just a few square hundreds of miles. Sometimes it has been limited by a general belief in the right of free expression. But I can think of no time or place where publication has been absolutely unconstrained.

Virtue Signaling 101
by Sean Gangol
I will admit that I am a little late to the game when it comes to weighing in on the recent tragedy in the historic town of Charlottesville, Virginia where a protest against the removal of a hundred-year-old statue of Robert E. Lee was being held in the town’s park. The protest was called “Right United” which encouraged conservatives from all around the country to participate. It has been reported by many media outlets that the protesters were White Nationalists, which I didn’t really believe at first for two reasons. One being that if a member of the mainstream media told me that the sky was blue, I would have to look up and see for myself.…

From the Rust Belt to the Asteroid Belt: Exploring Greater Appalachia
by Jeff Fullerton
Been a lousy summer for writing on the account of being busy with the usual stuff and trying to decide the best topic thread to go with. There was almost a midsummer edition of the Norseman’s Diaries but it got abandoned because some of the parts I was attempting to send the editor were getting stuck in the outbox and time was running out. It could be said I have more excuses than Heinz has pickles—but I thought I might be overdoing the Norseman’s Diaries a bit anyway. Especially in a summer season that remains so far relatively benign as far as weather goes.


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