Author: James Walsh
Age Group: All
Table of Contents
o Why You Deserve Liberty
o Self Ownership, Free Will and Privacy
o The Social Contract
o Why Property Rights Are Critical to Liberty
o Basic Literacy, the Most Important Externality
o Medical Care and the Environment: Externalities? Or Something Else
o Religious Faith and Secular Liberty
o Money, Currency and Taxes
o Regulation, the Mother’s Milk of Statism
o Foreign Policy, Immigration and Security
o The Stink of Racism
o Why Statists Rely So Much on Judges
o Coercion and Prohibition, Life and Death
o Social Security
o Public Faces and Private Lives
Everyone who follows politics and public policy issues knows things are changing in the United States.
And this change is more than just some office holder’s slogan. It’s a tectonic shift in the way Americans
think about themselves and their government—and it means the end of traditional Right-Left, Democrat-
Republican orientation. Silver Lake Publishing’s LIBERTARIAN NATION: The Call for a New Agenda gives
readers a fundamental understanding of the philosophy of individual liberty…and statist collectivism. It
puts these philosophies in the context of American history—and applies them to the issues facing the
United States today. At the start of the book, author Walsh writes: The current political debate that you
see on TV and online is not a real exchange of ideas. It’s bread and circuses. ...This nation has spent
and borrowed its way to a crisis point. We’re losing our position as a world leader. And we need to get
back to the philosophical roots on which the nation was...
crisis point. Weâ€™re losing our position as a world leader.
And we need to get back to the philosophical roots on which the nation was...