Category: Freedom

Liberty or tyranny. This is the division every President must understand. Not Republican or Democrat, conservative or liberal, black or white, but rather freedom or security. We must have security, and we willingly give up a portion of our freedom for that security. But how much freedom do we want to give up? How much security do we want to have? How much is possible? The President must understand this matter intimately, for freedom is the greatest gift the Founders left us, and the foundational underpinning of human happiness.

  1. The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

    General Description The Fountainhead has become an enduring piece of literature, more popular now than when published in 1943. On the surface, it is a story of one man, Howard Roark, and his struggles as an architect in the face … Continue reading

  2. Nullification by Thomas E. Woods Jr.

    General Overview Citizens across the country are fed up with the politicians in Washington telling us how to live our lives—and then sticking us with the bill. But what can we do? Actually, we can just say “no.” As New … Continue reading

  3. Walden by Henry David Thoreau

    General Description (from Amazon.com) “Walden” is the classic account of two years spent by Henry David Thoreau living at Walden Pond near Concord, Massachusetts. The story is detailed in its accounts of Thoreau’s day-to-day activities, observations, and undertakings to survive … Continue reading

  4. For a New Liberty by Murray N. Rothbard

    General Description I couldn’t find a good summary, so I actually have to write one myself. This book is, as near I can tell based on my limited introduction to libertarianism, the manifesto of libertarianism. That is, if you’re not … Continue reading

  5. Defending the Undefendable by Walter Block

    About the Book (from Amazon.com) Defending the Undefendable is among the most famous of the great defenses of victimless crimes and controversial economic practices, from profiteering and gouging to bribery and blackmail. However, beneath the surface, this book is also … Continue reading

  6. Capitalism and Freedom by Milton Friedman

    General Description (from Amazon.com) How can we benefit from the promise of government while avoiding the threat it poses to individual freedom? In this classic book, Milton Friedman provides the definitive statement of his immensely influential economic philosophy—one in which … Continue reading

  7. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

    General Description (from Amazon.com) With this acclaimed work and its immortal query, “Who is John Galt?”, Ayn Rand found the perfect artistic form to express her vision of existence. Atlas Shrugged made Rand not only one of the most popular … Continue reading

  8. The Revolution by Ron Paul

    General Description (from Publisher’s Weekly) Congressman, Republican Presidential candidate and author Paul (A Foreign Policy of Freedom) says “Let the revolution begin” with this libertarian plea for a return to “the principles of our Founding Fathers: liberty, self-government, the Constitution, … Continue reading