Catholics, Libertarians, and Coerced Charity, great post at FFF.ORG

Libertarian JesusOne of my favorite organizations and great website: The Future of Freedom Foundation.

Check out this article by FFF founder Jacob Hornberger:

Catholics, Libertarians, and Coerced Charity

 

Freedom Feens 06/16/2014 – Lousander Feen / Randy England host


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reedom Feens is a daily, liberty-related radio show
with Michael W. Dean and a rotating cast of co-hosts.

Michael was feeling poorly, so Lousander and I co-hosted the broadcast. The 2-hour show is broadcast live at LRN.FM weeknights at Midnight Central time and at noon on weekends.

Show notes for 06/16/2014:  Difference between Conservatives and liberals? Not really — When the Israelites demanded a king — Las Vegas police get shot, blogger blames Michael W Dean — Immigration — Catholic Cardinal takes on libertarianism

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Critique of keynote at anti- Catholic-libertarian conference

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Cardinal Rodríguez Maradiaga of Honduras delivered Tuesday’s keynote address to a conference at Catholic University entitled “The Catholic Case Against Libertarianism.”

Catholic libertarian Ryan McMaken makes an extensive, well-reasoned rebuttal of the Cardinal’s speech:

Pope’s Right-Hand Man Joins Anti-Market Crusade,
by Ryan McMaken

The reader may also find this article by McMaken helpful:

6 Myths Catholics Tell About Libertarians, by Ryan McMaken

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Catholic Libertarianism — Getting started

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Resources for the Catholic who wants to learn about liberty and libertarianism, the most just system in a fallen world and the only political philosophy that takes human dignity and free will seriously. First, a quick overview at Liberty.me by Mark Cavaliere: “Catholic libertarians? How is that even a thing??”  Then drill on down through these links:

Without Liberty, there is no virtue and no charity

Abortion and the Right to Life

Taxation and the State

Why not every sin should made a crime

Economics and Catholic Social Teaching

So, if the world is already going to hell in a hand-basket, wouldn’t a freer, voluntary society simply make it even harder to live a virtuous life and harder to raise a family in an way that pleases God and makes saints?

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Join your Catholic libertarian friends at the Facebook Catholic Libertarians community.

Freedom Feens 06/02/2014 – Randy England co-hosts

Catholic libertarianFreedom Feens is a daily, liberty-related radio show with Michael W. Dean and a rotating cast of co-hosts.

I was co-host of yesterday’s Feen broadcast. The 2-hour show is broadcast live at LRN.FM weeknights at Midnight Central time and at noon on weekends. A list of stations carrying the Freedom Feens is available here

Show notes for 06/02/2014: The Wampus Cat — The Pirate Bay — NSA snoop list — Southern Poverty Law Center — The Beatles, Johnny Rabbit & Harry Caray — Seattle police angry about City’s new “Use of Force” policy — Police wearing cameras — Escaping the state/Zomia — The Art and Strategy of Not being Governed — Conscription — The Bit-Nickel

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