LibertyBias Show #3: True Virtue Cannot Be Enforced

Today, Matt Walsh of The Daily Wire tweeted this nonsense that libertarians are somehow opposed to caring about virtue… that we have nothing to say about anything except when it comes to violence. Wrong. We just know that truly being a virtuous person is something that must be by its very nature consciously chosen, otherwise it’s not actually virtue. Continue reading

LibertyBias Show #2: The Internet’s Proclivity for Drama and Dishonesty

A discussion of employing rational, objective, and honest thinking that revolves around the controversy of Logan Paul (Yes, I know I’m late to the party).

I, unlike the angry mobs on the internet, will not assume the moral high ground when it comes to the Logan Paul controversy. “But John,” some might say, “he showed a dead body, made a joke of suicide, and profited off death.” I think this response, which was the norm on Twitter for a week or so, is dramatic, let alone inaccurate if you objectively watch the never-monetized vlog without a pitchfork. Continue reading

The Sky is Not Falling, America

America is a nation unprecedented in its moral structure. Peoples from all over the world are here living and thriving together. Despite the disgusting demonstration of anti-American ideas from Nazi’s, white nationalists, violent communists, and others, the sky is not falling, and the fabric of our nation is not being pulled apart. So long as our founding principles of free speech, individualism, truth, and liberty are actively promoted, this nation will pull through. That gives those of us who believe in those principles quite the call to action. Right now, a small minority of the population is displaying their racism and violent grabs at power. The media is eating this up and it’s skewing our perception. Continue reading

Clarifying Your Rights (Slavery is not OK)

We hear it almost every day. Healthcare is a right. Access to food is a right. Access to water, shelter, and clothing are all rights. What’s wrong with these assertions is not only that they are false, but also that they create justification for slave labor. That probably sounds dramatic to many people, and frankly, maybe it is, but I’ll take you step by step through why it is wrong for healthcare, food, water, shelter, clothing, and any other item/service to be deemed a “right.” This argument is chiefly about language and philosophy, but the practical significance should not be overlooked; it matters… a lot. Continue reading

Resenting the Declaration

It was on this day 241 years ago that Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence was signed. It’s ideas, influenced heavily by the Enlightenment and English Liberal thinkers, laid the foundation for a new nation. A nation that would quickly become the wealthiest, the freest, and the most comfortable country in the history of the world. It should not be taken for granted that we as humans had to strive to this point. We are, after all, the same humans that lived in caves. This is the future. Things are different. Things are better… for all. Yes, all. Continue reading

Liberty Bias was originally something else…

The idea for this project originally had the title “Real Liberal” and it was meant to be a YouTube channel. The title and the medium (for now) are different, but at the core, most things are still the same.

I made the first website in a rush of inspiration, but later found the “real liberal” to have an arrogant connotation. When I use such a term, I am referring to classic liberalism, but do I want to claim to have the “real” definition for such a lofty and historical set of ideas? No. So, that name had to go, so too did the mindset. Continue reading