If We Were Free: 100 Things That Would Be Different

By Joshua Joscelyn

I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.” –Harriet Tubman

Every July 4th, Americans partake in a rather confusing and disturbing exercise in denial. Big and small, black and white, rich and poor, liberal and conservative, the overwhelming majority of Americans take a day off from the job they spend 40-60 hours a week at, bring together the family they never otherwise spend time with, fire up the grill at a home they probably owe thousands of dollars on, just three months after they sent up to half of their income to the government, and spend the day congratulating each other on how free they are.  Read full Facebook note here.

About Food for the Thinkers

My name is Doug Newman. I live in Aurora, Colorado, just outside Denver. Food for the Thinkers is mostly about the connection between Christianity and libertarianism. Most Christians do not understand libertarianism. And most libertarians do not understand Christianity. Hopefully, this blog helps clear up those misunderstanding. Check out my old page at www.thefot.us And remember: When you let people do whatever they want, you get Woodstock. But when you let governments do whatever they want, you get Auschwitz.
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