Defining the Libertarian

Posted by admin | Uncategorized | Friday 5 June 2009 7:26 pm

defininglibertarianBecause my own ability to define what I define myself as is constantly in need of a new definition, I loosely say, as many do, that Libertarians are “conservative fiscally and liberal socially.”

To give specific examples, Gay marriage should be legal because making it illegal impinges the civil liberties of a certain segment of the population, while those wishing to conserve historically accepted social norms look to maintain standard practices. (more…)

Getting the Milk for Free

Posted by admin | Uncategorized | Tuesday 2 June 2009 7:24 pm

gettingmilkforfreeIn light of my recent divorce, I wanted to share an essay I had written about marriage and the concept of gay marriage a couple of years back. Not surprisingly, I found it relevant.

I remember sitting with my father when I was a boy. At the time, I had skinned knees and most of my mind was spent collecting baseball cards; however, girls were on the cusp of entering into the picture. My father realized this and had prepared a short dialogue that would help prepare me toward a path of manhood. “Son,” he said, “Don’t buy the cow when you can get the milk for free.” (more…)

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