Pejman Yousefzadeh on the uneasy web alliance between certain libertarians and conservatives.
Fusionism In The Blogosphere
Back in August, Kenneth Silber explained the definition and origin of the word “Fusionism” in Tech Central Station:Like the man who’s surprised to learn he’s been speaking prose all his life, the fusionist is a political category whose members may…
Ugh. Pejman considers http://www.lewrockwell.com to be “libertarian.”
Wheel of chance will turn my way
From an interesting 2002 article on Tech Central Station, linked on Vodkapundit this morning: One of the palliative effects of blogging and the Blogosphere in general, however, is that it has fomented greater (and more civil) interaction among conserva…
Yeah, a decent read, but he was stretching his credibility by a long shot with the gay rights point. That is just going to be a dividing point no matter how you try to make it sound nice. Just don
I was underwhelmed by the piece. Far more important I think are the (endless?) debates between (1) small-l libertarians and Large-L Libertarians, and (2) neocons and paleocons. I think the distinctions between “libertarians” generally and “conservatives” generally are pretty easily understood by those who bother to look for them.
P.S. Ditto on the unfortunate inclusion of lewrockwell.com.
I agree with your first two points, but I
Timothy Sandefur most recently posted quite a bit on the philosophical differences between libertarians and conservatives. Start here and scroll back for at least a week. It is a recurring theme of his, so you might want to dig through his archives, too.
The Blogosphere Political Compass Project
I am not saying that Lew Rockwell is the prototypical libertarian. Clearly not. But they were a site that fired back against Jonah Goldberg whenever he criticized libertarians.
Also, this article is about 2 years old. ‘Bout time Stephen linked to it!
The political compass project is um, rather british in it’s concerns, and the questions are not particularly free of bias. Some questions refer to cultural artifacts peculiar to the UK, I had no idea what they meant.