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Libertarians are a Distinct Species

This site is for everyone who believes that when governments collude with business, unions, and other “private” parts of the economy bad things usually happen. We have conservative readers. We have liberal readers. We also have a strong contingent of libertarian readers and it is no secret that this site is very pro-liberty. We believe in the free markets (and free prices) as well as free minds.

Libertarians have long been on the political margins but this is less and less the case. The emergence of the libertarians is perhaps the most interesting thing going on in American politics today and the mainstream is just getting hip to it. It is trying to get its head around the phenomenon. What is a “libertarian” anyway? Why do they think the way they do?

That is the subject of the attached piece from The Wall Street Journal.

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