Taxation is theft. This concept is central to anarcho-capitalistic thinking. And it’s wrong.
Over at C4SS’ Stateless U in ATP 101 we’re reading The Market for Liberty. Here are my comments on one of the discussion questions. “Is taxation theft? Why or why not?” Taxation is theft because it is the use of aggression to deny another person their property. It doesn’t matter what their property is to […]
Saturday morning, sixteen hardy liberty lovers, undaunted by the cold weather and steady rain, gathered in the domain of the Abingtown township commissioners, a nasty little criminal gang that likes to steal from little old ladies. Their latest target is a storefront and parking lot in their suburban Philadelphia fiefdom. We came out, under the […]
Taxation is theft. It’s not a new concept for me or probably for many of you, but it is a game-changing connection to make for those not familiar with liberty. So when FSK suggested a campaign to put “taxation is theft” stickers on all those political lawn sign eyesores that are polluting the public spaces […]
Some love a vigorous exchange of ideas, while others dare not speak too much for fear of revealing the contradictions in their own thinking. I ran into an example of the latter the other day by way of a tax accountant, Joe Kristan, who advocates the creation of a special IRS unit to go after […]