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What’s a Clover?

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I get asked – what’s a Clover? Definition herewith: * Clover (noun): The root cause of every affront to liberty. The spoonful of poo that ruins a gallon of ice cream. Clovers are instinctive authoritarian control freaks. They can be found on the political left and the political right and in between. They do not believe in…

A Libertarian Lexicon

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Well, an EPautos Libertarian Lexicon! I get asked frequently about the meaning of some commonly used terms, known to EPautos regulars but less well-known to people new to this corner of the Libertarian universe. These form the core lingua franca of the dialogue here, but much more important, they serve as a convenient shorthand for conveying certain…

Why I Like The Donald and May Even Vote for Him

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Voting amounts to answering that question about whether you’ve stopped beating your wife. There’s no winning. Best to keep your mouth shut. But – god help me –  I may just vote for Trump. Not because I like Trump – I suspect his Dear Leader tendencies – but because I love what he has done to Jeb! and…

Anarchy Works!

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“Anarchy” is one of those words that many people react to emotionally – having been conditioned to do so. The word has become generally synonymous with chaos and disorder. Dog eat dog. As EPautos’ king troll (Clover; see here for more about him) puts it, anarchy means “do whatever the hell you like.” Well, no. Anarchy, strictly defined,…

It Is “Just a Piece of **** Paper”

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We’re supposed to revere – and follow – the Constitution. But if they don’t, why should we? By they, I mean the people who lord it over us. Our rulers. I choose the word deliberately, in the interests of editorial accuracy. We’re certainly not ruled by the Constitution. And neither are they. Consider, for instance,…

Ode to the Carburetor

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Once upon a time, there was a simple mechanical device that fed fuel to your car’s engine. It had no electrical hook-ups, was not dependent on sensors nor controlled by a computer. It was held in place by four bolts and could be physically removed from the engine in less than five minutes with basic hand…

Freeeeeeeeeeeee!!!

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Woody Woodpecker (the classic, pre-politically version) would cackle and screech, Free! why that’s my favorite price! as he made off with someone else’s stuff – pecking them on the head first. That’s how it works online, too. I got an e-mail the other day, which I am posting here for your perusal. Guy runs or represents a…

FuhrerPrinzip

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Free people don’t look for “leadership.” But that’s what every candidate for the presidency – regardless of partei – is offering to give them. Such people deserve what they will get. They have, after all asked for it. Most Americans do not know what the German word, fuhrer means. It does not mean “Hitler.” It means,…

When Clovers Kill (Or Try To)

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You may have seen the video. A guy on motorcycle, girlfriend riding along, blitzes by some cars. Well, he tried to. An aging psychopath in the lead car by the name of William Crum – who apparently believes that passing over the double yellow and above the speed limit ought to be a  capital offense…