Thursday, December 3, 2015

We Must Be "Opportunists" In Dismantling the State

-Joseph T. Salerno
In thinking about strategies for abolishing or radically diminishing government, many libertarians are led astray by using a false dichotomy. The State, they say, can either be smashed in one swift, fell blow or it can be rolled back gradually according to a predetermined plan. These are, they say, the only two alternatives.

There are a number of problems with framing the issue in these terms.