OBJECTION #1 - I did not provide evidence that elections are "extremely costly" or funded largely by special interest groups. https://www.fec.gov/updates/statistical-summary-18-month-campaign-activity-2017-2018-election-cycle/ Based on this site, for 2018 congressional campaigns, the 2,415 campaigns received about $1.7 billion, or about $700,000 per campaign. One of many sources covering Congressional fundraising practices. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/60-minutes-are-members-of-congress-becoming-telemarketers/ OBJECTION #2 - I did… Continue reading Responses to Objections to my Immodest Proposal
What you are reading I called an immodest proposal because it is shockingly large in scale. Yet I believe I can convince you that not only is it necessary, but not bringing it about would eventually be tragic. I believe that the greatest problem with the American system of government today is with Congress. How… Continue reading An Immodest Proposal
In the last chapter of Gerard Casey's book "Libertarian Anarchy", he says this: "The only mode of social organization that is ethically acceptable is one that respects our liberty, namely, anarchy" [page 147]. Anarchy literally means "no ruler". My first argument as a Christian for anarchy comes from 1 Samuel, chapter 8. The elders of… Continue reading Why I, as a Christian, seek political anarchy
One of the main objectives of Canton Nation is to employ a non-governmental, open-source legal system. This one, called ULEX, from the Institute for Competitive Government, is very intriguing.
My book’s introduction starts off this way: Representative democracy has failed because the “representatives” no longer represent the people who elected them, but rather themselves (the political elite) and the lobbyists and the businesses those lobbyists quite successfully represent (the economic elite). The means of selecting representatives (majority vote) and the artificial constraints that limit… Continue reading Academic support