"All the talk about the so-called unspeakable horror of early capitalism can be refuted by a single statistic: precisely in these years in which British capitalism developed, precisely in the age called the Industrial Revolution in England, in the years from 1760 to 1830, precisely in those years the population of England doubled."
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"If Americans accept that Congress can force us to buy health insurance, how much more totalitarian would it be for Congress to force people to take jobs they don’t want?"
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"The most fundamental purpose of government is defense, not empire."
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"Western civilization is based upon the libertarian principle and all its achievements are the result of the actions of free men."
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Ludwig von Mises
Economic Freedom and Interventionism
This is why it is painfully ironic when self-proclaimed libertarians claim to be against the West because of racism or privilege or oppression.