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Table of Contents for all issues of The Voluntaryist

All issues have been archived in PDF format. To access any particular one, click on its Issue Number.
Carl Watner grants permission to reprint his own articles without special request.



Issue 1
Smith, The Ethics of Voting, Part I
McElroy, Neither Bullets Nor Ballots
Watner, Books of Interest: Gene Sharp, THE POLITICS OF NONVIOLENT ACTION
No Comment Department

Issue 2
Petersen, From Politics to Voluntaryism
McElroy, Let My People Go
Smith, The Ethics of Voting, Part II
Statement of Purpose


Issue 3
Laughlin, Why I Quit The Libertarian Party
McElroy, Climbing Off the Bandwagon
LeFevre, How to Become a Teacher
Watner, Books of Interest: Gene Sharp, GANDHI AS A POLITICAL STRATEGIST
Statement of Purpose

Issue 4
McElroy, Interview with Paul Jacob
Smith, The Ethics of Voting, Part III
Statement of Purpose

Issue 5
Smith, Murray Rothbard, Voluntaryism, & the Great Gandhi Smear
Statement of Purpose

Issue 6
Watner, Interview with Carl Watner
McElroy, The Party Line on a Party Line
Smith, For the Record
Knudsen, Revolution: The Road to Freedom?
Statement of Purpose

Issue 7
Watner, From the Bowels of the Beast
LeFevre, Cutting Government Growth
Dove, A Political Prisoner


Issue 8
Watner, Hanging Not Punishment Enough: The Story Behind Prison Slavery

Issue 9
Tandy, Methods
Watner, Ideas Have Consequences
Watner, Books of Interest: Benjamin Ginsberg, THE CONSEQUENCES OF CONSENT
Quotable: Thomas Hodgskin on bringing legislation into contempt
Jacob, Speak Up! Stand Up!

Issue 10
Watner, Noiseless Revolution
McElroy, Anarchist Communities: An Analysis of Anarcho-Zionism

Issue 11
Watner, Pro-Government Anarchists: Anarchists Have Forgotten Their Principles
Watner & Bilzi, What's Next in the Pursuit of Liberty?
Mack, Auberon Herbert, Voluntaryist

Issue 12
Watner, George Meeks!
You, Your Rights, and the FBI
Watner, Let Sleeping Dogs Lie
Mencken, What I Believe
Cartoon: How can you be disappointed, nobody won

Issue 13
McElroy, Pornography Peril
McElroy, Update on Paul Jacob
Watner, Update on George Meeks
Jacobson, Letter to the Editor
Watner, The Second Relic of Barbarism: The Crusade Against Mormon Polygamy


Issue 14
Smith, An Introduction to Voluntaryist Strategy
Watner, Freedom School II
Vandersteel, Business Keeps Business Honest
McElroy, What Does It Mean to be an Individual? (Self-ownership & abortion)

Issue 15
Smith, Property Rights and Free Trade in Ideas

Issue 16
McElroy, Contra Copyright
Statement of Purpose
Watner, Health Freedoms in the Libertarian Tradition
Solan, Book Review: Mimi Gladstein, THE AYN RAND COMPANION

Issue 17
Statement of Purpose
Watner, Button Pushing or Abdication: Which?
Konkin, Pushing One's Buttons
Update on Paul Jacob
Watner, The Decision Is Always Yours-Freedom as Self-Control
Hoiles, Unlimited Voluntary Exchanges
Koontz, Living Slavery and All That


Issue 18
Watner: To Thine Own Self Be True-Hoiles and the Freedom Newspapers
Watner, By Way of Explanation
Statement of Purpose
Solan, A Letter from the Governor of Connecticut
Watner, A Further Note on Freedom As Self-Control

Issue 19
Lowi, Legitimacy and Elections
Cartoon: Nothing against anarchy as long as I am the anarch
Statement of Purpose
Shaw, Who Makes the Coffee in Your Office?
Watner, Book Review: Shaffer, CALCULATED CHAOS
Koman, John Zube and Microfiche
A New Covenant

Issue 20
Watner, A Freedom Philosopher: Robert LeFevre, 1911-1986
Watner, Another Explanation!
Cullinane, Eulogy for Robert LeFevre
Watner, The United States OR America?
Konkin, Copywrongs
White, The Copyright Issue
Flood, Review: Bidinotto, LIBERTARIANISM
Directory Lists Computer-Connected Libertarians
Statement of Purpose
Watner, Meeting Practical Objections to the Free Market
Durant, The State
Anonymous, "1984"

Issue 21
Watner, A Plague on Both Your Houses
Pearse, Letter to the Editor
Shaffer, Communications
Johnson, Government-The Bad News

Issue 22
Watner, Editor's Note to International Crime Bulletin
Rummel, Wanted: The State
Szasz, The Psychiatric Will
Watner, Help and Respond!


Issue 23
Watner, Hard Money in the Voluntaryist Tradition
Watner, Re: Bob LeFevre's Biography
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Curley, Voluntary Musings
Strider, The Search for Peace

Issue 24
Quigley, Public Authority and the State in the Western Tradition
DeJan, Open Systems vs. Closed Systems
Curley, Voluntary Musings
Johnson, Why I Detest the State
Cartoon: I had the notion since I earned it, it was mine!
Statement of Purpose
Ten Pillars of Economic Wisdom
The Wheel of Economic Progress

Issue 25
Watner, Thinkers and Groups of Individuals Who Have Contributed Significant Ideas or Major Written Materials to the Radical Libertarian Tradition
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Watner, Beyond the First Amendment
Curley, Voluntary Musings
Sherman, The Inflation of Rights

Issue 26
Rothbard, The Voluntaryist Insight
Watner, It's Only Just A Beginning: Reflections on Being a New Father
Cartoon: Breakdown of parental authority-you want me to buck the system?
Shaffer, Constitutions: No Authority
LeFevre, Truth Is Not a Half-Way Place, To Seek the Second Summit
Watner, Freedom Country
Curley, Voluntary Musings
Palven & Johnson, Open Letter and Response

Issue 27
Tinker, The Power of Non-Violent Resistance
Watner, The Noose Is Tightening: The Threat to Your Stash of Cash
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Wilcox, What Is Political Extremism?
Curley, Voluntary Musings

Issue 28
Pugsley, The Case Against T-Bills & Other Thoughts on Theft
Watner, We're All Inside Traders
Watner, And Every Man Did What Was Right in His Own Eyes
Curley, Voluntary Musings
Watner, A Moral Riddle?
Mail Auction

Issue 29
Watner, Free Banking and Fractional Reserves
White, Free Banking and Fractional Reserves: A Reply
Watner, What Are We For? What Do We Believe?
Watner, What Is Our Plan?
PREVENTION Magazine chart for regenerative living
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Curley, Voluntary Musings


Issue 30
Watner, If This Be Treason, Make the Most of It!
Watner, Some Critical Considerations on the United States Constitution
Watner, The Noose Tightens Another Notch (employment eligibility form)
We Don't Need to Say It, He Already Has!
Watner, My 1988 New Year's Resolution
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Watner, Voluntaryist Research Topics
Was Aesop a Voluntaryist?
Block, A Free Market in Kidneys
What to Do When the FBI Comes
Smith, Letter to the Editor
Anderson, A Vignette from History, Rose Wilder Lane
Cartoon: Which variety of absolute despot: Democrat or Republican?

Issue 31
Watner, I Don't Want Nothing from Him!
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Cullinane, A Summary of the 10 Planks of Communism
LeFevre, Unlimited Government
Paine, Of Society and Civilization
Doughtery, A Commitment to Voluntaryism
Watner, Libraries in the Voluntaryist Tradition
Mayer, The Day the World Was Lost
Watner, My 1988 New Year's Resolution
Another Great Moment in American History: Gold Confiscation Order

Issue 32
Watner, Property Rights or Eminent Domain?
Paul, Reply to Book Review
Maybury, Trust Government, Not the Free Market
Contributors to the LeFevre Book Fund
Curley, Letter to the Editor
Curley, Voluntary Musings
Jaggard, My Peace
Watner, The Constitution and Unsound Money
Cartoon, IRS: Walk in with your hands up
Strider, Make Money, Not War!

Issue 33
Watner, Book Review: Bukovsky, TO CHOOSE FREEDOM
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Butler, Letter to the Editor
Watner, Reply to letter
Curley, Voluntary Musings
Cartoon: Fighting over which is most committed to peace
Cartoon: Nothing personal, I'd be voluntaryist no matter who was king
Hess, Man for All Seasons-Foreword to LeFevre's Biography
Contributors to LeFevre Book Fund

Issue 34
Watner, Does Freedom Need to be Organized?
LeFevre, How Can We Do It?
Watner, The Struggle for Religious Freedom in the Voluntaryist Tradition
Cartoon: I'm from the government & here to help you
Curley, Voluntary Musings
Chodorov, Peace or Politics
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Johnson, Fable for the Silly Season

Issue 35
Rothbard, Preface to The Production of Security
Molinari, The Production of Security
Watner, The Myth of Political Freedom
Curley & Chandler, Being an Individual
Curley, Voluntary Musings
A Warning from Benjamin Franklin
Cartoon: He stands there all day, saying nothing & calls it politics
Glick, Contra the New Covenant
Is There a Secret Voluntaryist on the staff of the WALL ST. JOURNAL?
Cartoon: We don't have to fool all the people, only the 30% that vote


Issue 36
Watner, Private Money Firsts
Watner, How Bob LeFevre Found Me a Wife
Nock, The Criminality of the State (1939)
Upton quote-history of currency is little else than state interference
Watner: A 'Pis Aller,' Book Review of Morgan, INVENTING THE PEOPLE

Issue 37
Watner, The Exit Option
Watner, Conflicts of Allegiance, Book Review of THE TREE OF LIBERTY
Reich quote-political boundaries are not real for business purposes
Nock, Isiah's Job
Cartoon: Taxed out of existence
Cartoon: Re-election-not as corrupt as you think
Curley, Voluntary Musings
Contributors to the LeFevre Book Fund
Make Haste Slowly
Chomsky quote-government better control what the people think
Chomsky, Propaganda, American-Style

Issue 38
Watner, Not A Noise, But a Racket!
Watner, Hard Money, Soft Money, and Government Money!
Watner, A Way Out-Victory Without Violence
Freeman quote: rumored that Greece will honor the unknown taxpayer
Curley, Voluntary Musings
Cartoon: We could afford a tax cut if there weren't revolutions
Watner, Creature of the State?
Cartoon: This is an IRS coup
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Russell, Freedom Works Both Ways

Issue 39
Bourne, War Is the Health of the State
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Cartoon: I really don't think you've given democracy a chance
Cartoon: Tell him you're a lawyer
Mencken: A Frank Confession of Faith
Cartoon: That's William Penn-a Mover and a Quaker
Quote-The orangutan is human but speechless to avoid taxes
Quote-A penny tax is trifling, but the power to impose it is awesome
Russell, A Short History of Liberty

Issue 40
Statement of Purpose
Watner, The Fundamentals of Voluntaryism
Watner, Cultivate Your Own Garden: No Truck with Politics
Watner, Tucker: Reflections on the Second Time Around
Cartoon: Thumb-sucking is a victimless crime
Cartoon: You're free to do anything you want; though you may go to jail
Cartoon: Cutting off your head is part of the political process.
Curley, Voluntary Musings
Watner, Market Entrepreneurs vs. Political Entrepreneurs: Book Review
Cartoon: You'll have to raise taxes; I promised not to
Hopkins: quote-those who are taxed at pleasure are slaves
Literature available

Issue 41
Watner, Voluntaryism on the Western Frontier
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Cartoon: That wet paint is government property!
Hassle or Castle? The Story of a House without a Permit
Cartoon: The City Zoning Commission is getting out of hand
Amador, Everybody a Millionaire
Cartoon: Take that 'Customer Is Always Right' sign down
Jaggard, Freedom Is Available


Issue 42
Watner, Two Undergrounds: The Case for Disobedience to Wicked Laws
Watner, Emergencies!
Cartoon: I decided to fight the system & it fought back
Curley, Voluntary Musings
Quote: Not being totally responsible leads to irresponsibility
Cartoon: The bucks stops here and the government takes 45%
Quote: The vision of 100 million taxpayers paying is exquisite
Semmens, Freer Is Safer

Issue 43
Watner, The Sin of the Intellectuals
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Cartoon: Isn't eternal vigilance a little paranoid?
Cartoon: If the pen is mightier than the sword, why no pen control laws?
Curley, Voluntary Musings
Cartoon: This is government property
Martin: What I Don't Believe

Issue 44
Tilly, War Making and State Making as Organized Crime
Quote: When Congress makes a joke, its a law
Cartoon: The people are holding on to their money
Quote: The Defense Department is the world's third largest planned economy
Curley, Voluntary Musings
Cartoon: Temporary taxes hang on and on
Quote: An honest politician is as unthinkable as an honest burglar

Issue 45
Watner, Voluntaryism and the English Language
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Watner, The Case Against Democracy
Nisbet quote: No difference between totalitarian and democratic governments
Cartoon: We don't let people in unless they cheated on their taxes
Cartoon: Elections should be more frequent-they wouldn't have time to legislate
Quote: No man is physically enslaved until he is first mentally enslaved
Cartoon: Farm program goes against my 'grain'
Some FREE LIFE Sayings

Issue 46
Watner, "Voluntary" Contributions to the National Treasury: Where Does One Draw the Line?
Nisbet, Cloaking the State's Dagger
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Cartoon: I work the first 5 months of the year to pay my taxes
Quote: The history of political thought is a history of one euphemism after another to disguise the naked power of the state
Curley, Voluntary Musings
Helming, We're Just Parents!
Cartoon: It's a good thing courtesy doesn't cost anything-otherwise they'd find a way to tax it
Pearls of Wisdom from the Past: James Arrington Clay, "Of Government"

Issue 47
Watner, Weights and Measures: State or Market?
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Watner, Voluntaryism in the Evolution of the Oil Industry
Cartoon: They got me for filing a frivolous tax return
Heinlein quote: There ain't no such thing as a free lunch. Anything free costs twice as much in the long run or turns out to be worthless
Curley, Voluntary Musings
Coughlin, Letter to the Editors
Watner, Book Review-C.V. Myers, FIFTY YEARS IN THE FURNACE


Issue 48
Watner, An Octopus Would Sooner Release Its Prey: Voluntaryism vs. Educational Statism
Herbert quote: Government and individual effort cannot live side by side
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Watner, The Chickens Come Home to Roost-The Master Plan for "Tightening the Noose"
Burnham quote: The IRS-twice as big as the CIA
Cartoon: There are limits to your freedom: you're entitled to your opinion, but not your money
Quote: A child educated only at school is an uneducated child
Buber quote: "Society and the State"
Quote: One good mother is worth a hundred school teachers
Cartoon: I had to stay after school: They caught me reading
Harper, Try This On Your Friends

Issue 49
Watner, Man Without A Country
Hanjian, Citizenship Papers
Lippman quote: The modern absolute state claims total power, whether it is communist, fascist, or democratic
Cartoon: Suppose I refuse to pay-how many years do I get?

Issue 50
Pearse, Why Not More Freedom?
Watner, "Like a Voice Crying in the Wilderness"-A Restatement of Purpose
Socrates quote: Let him that would move the world, first move himself
Garrison quote: The public good can never require the sacrifice of the individual, for to do evil that good may come is absurd
Cartoon: Here is our most essential man-he thinks up new social problems
Curley, Voluntary Musings
Cartoon: I couldn't find the fairy tale book, so I'm going to read to you from the Congressional record
Jaggard, I Do Have a Choice
Freedom School Bulletin, A Study in Freedom
Points to Ponder

Issue 51
Watner, Chaos in the Air: Voluntaryism or Statism in the Early Radio Industry?
Watner, Trust Not in Princes
Nietzsche quote: Insanity is a rare thing in individuals, but habitual to groups, parties and ages
Sagehorn, Such Is Progress
Cartoon: Its great working for the government
Cartoon: Politics is innuendo and out the other
Thanks to Rex May
Ziesing, Personal Anarchy

Issue 52
Watner, Voluntaryism and the Evolution of Industrial Standards
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Cartoon: A government grant for writing a book on free enterprise
Cartoon: Bureau of Stadnards [sic]
Cartoon: A new idea that will benefit mankind: taxes
Glasner, The Threat of Voluntary Associations

Issue 53
Watner, "One of our Most Human Experiences": Voluntaryism, Marriage, and the Family
Cartoon: Let the free market take care of you
Quote: If you want your children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders
Cartoon: I now pronounce you man and wife-here's your list of federal guidelines
Quote: Literature is mostly about having sex and not much about having children; life is the other way around
Quote: Cooperation, not conflict, has been the most valuable form of human behavior
Danielson, An Answer to David Pearse: A Free Society Isn't an Unrealistic Goal
Gatto, Why Schools Don't Educate


Issue 54
Crespo, Medicine: Deregulated or Dead
Watner, Of Hippocratic Medicine, Pythagoras, and Voluntaryism
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Quote: Learn from the mistakes of others. You won't live long enough to make them all yourself
The Hippocratic Oath
Frankl quote: Freedom and responsibility are two sides of the same coin
Brembeck quote: Fundamental change in society has always come from vast numbers of people changing their minds just a little
Lessing, The Power of the Individual
Skousen, Persuasion versus Force

Issue 55
Watner, "For Conscience's Sake"
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Watner, Academic Freedom
LeFevre, I Am The Spirit of Liberty
Harper, The Open Society
Bakunin, "For Reasons of State"

Issue 56
Watner, Voluntaryists and Indians: Proprietary Justice and Aboriginal Land Rights
Watner, Rightful Property Ownership and Wrongful Possession
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Some FREE LIFE Sayings
Woodcock, Anarchy Is Where You Find It
Hoiles, Letter to the Editor-Taxation vs. Human Nature
Bakunin, Natural Law and Authority

Issue 57
Watner, What We Believe and Why
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Anderson, Limited Government-A Moral Issue?
Eviction and Arrest for War Tax Resisters in Colrain, Mass.
Watner, Winning the Battle, Losing the War
Cartoon: It is no longer cost-effective to handle cash
Clark, Notes on War and Freedom
Arthur, "Government Enterprise"
Deming, The Political Enemy Is Politics Itself

Issue 58
McElroy, We Believe
Watner, Bad Or Worse!
Cartoon: I don't trust people who work for the government
LeFevre quote: It is morally incorrect to knowingly select a wrongful course simply because it appears to be less wrong than some alternative. The lesser of two evils is still evil
Mon, War & Education
Rogers quote: "Taxes" must have been one of the most prolific animals aboard Noah's ark
Reed, As Values Collapse, Government Grows
Hoiles, Initiation of Force
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Koestler quote: The number of victims of robbers, etc. is negligible compared to the massive numbers slain in the name of politics
Cartoon: And I say to you-I am the lesser of two evils
Hegener, On Our Children and Their Education

Issue 59
Watner, Who Controls the Children?
Cullinane, "Flint and Steel" The Memoirs of a Superfluous Spark
Adams, "Drawing the Line"
Ybarra quote: Cops are the real rulers of your everyday life
Cartoon: What do you mean, the government's out to get you? It's already got you!
Hess, The Death of Politics
Medved quote: Change, when it comes, will be a grass roots revolution
Quote: Force is no remedy. You cannot conquer ideas with bullets
Cartoon: Mr. Larabee won't negotiate with terrorists
Moyers, The Philosophy of Immunization
Who We Are and Why We Are the Way We Are
Stevens quote: The truth shall make you free, but first it will make you miserable


Issue 60
Johnson, Freedom: The Moral Foundation
Watner and Bellerue, Would You Have Signed the Declaration of Independence?
Cartoon: You paid your withholding taxes, but what have you done for us lately?
Scherman quote: The game of rulership-how much can be seized from whom without engendering revolution
Cartoon: As long as they are busy burning flags, they are not burning you
LeFevre, The Illegality, Immorality, and Violence of All Political Action
Durant quote: The only real revolution is in the enlightenment of the mind and the improvement of character
Schuermann, God's Ambush
Cartoon: The number you have reached has been taxed out of existence
Lilburne quote: There is no such slavery as that which is brought upon the people by the presence of law and their own voluntary consent
Tolstoy quote: War and Killing are carried on by men. When men understand that, then these things will cease to exist.
Dromgoole, The Bridge Builder
Bellerue, Politicians: M.Y.O.B.!
Bunche quote: There are no warlike peoples-just warlike leaders

Issue 61
Watner, The Most Generous Nation on Earth: Voluntaryism and American Philanthropy
Graham, My Father's Bridge to the Saturday Girls
Getty quote: The best form of charity is meeting a payroll
Lowell quote: The problem of charity
Rosenau quote: Those capable should assume the care of a single family
Cartoon: All donations go directly to me
Ringer quote: No one has the right to force men to be charitable. I am not against charity, but I am against the use of force.
Watner, Seizure Fever

Issue 62
A Friend of Paine, A Declaration of Personal Independence
Watner, In All But Name
Macaulay quote: Some Caesar or Napoleon will seize the government or it will be plundered by Huns and Vandals that have been engendered by your own institutions
A Friend of Paine, Letter to the Editor
Cartoon: This tax hike is another step to a cashless society
Bracken, Flint and Steel II
Cartoon: Your frozen assets have been dropped and they broke
Fresia quote: The Constitutional Convention was actually a coup d'etat
Jaggard, Let Freedom Reign
Miller, Would You Have Signed the Declaration of Independence?
Romtvedt, Loyalties

Issue 63
Dowd, A Voluntaryist Path To A Free-Market Money
Taxpayer, A Note To The Commissioner
Cartoon: It would be more merciful just to enslave them
Bellerue: Who We Are
Goldfinger quote: Double your money by folding it
Duffy, Take Care of Yourself
Weaver quote: Americans had no plan; they had the personal freedom to plan their own affairs
Better Homes and Gardens quote: Blaming politicians is like condemning hammers for causing profanity
Statement of Purpose
Quote: Without political laws wise men would live the same
Christensen, Abolish the Family?

Issue 64
Watner, Major Crimes of the United States Government: 1776-1993
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Endsley, Nutrition Is Too Important To Be Left to the Free Market
Baez quote: Nonviolence is a flop. The only bigger flop is violence.
Meyer, Thoughts on Nonviolence

Issue 65
LeFevre, Freedom-A Way, Not a Goal
Gordon, Freedom Is A Two-edged Sword
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Watner, Caveat Emptor! (Even in the Free Market)
Hegener and Watner, Why Homeschool?
Bendix quote: A Duty of Citizenship
Frost quote: We call ourselves free because we must attend school
Arrendt quote: Aim of totalitarian education is to destroy the capacity to form convictions
Whitehead quote: Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see
Friend of LeFevre, Letter to the Editor
Quote: No other success can compensate for failure in the home
Meyer, I Do Not Like It, Uncle Sam
Cartoon: You can't go shopping; I promised we wouldn't interfere in the marketplace
Paine's Torch, Grateful Slave
To Risk: Slaves are chained by their attitudes. Only a person who risks is free.
Watner, No Guarantees: Freedom Depends on You!
Make One Small Change In Your Life


Issue 66
Watner, Patriotism or Voluntaryism?: "Anywhere So Long As There Be Freedom"
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Schuermann, Thoughts At the Lincoln Memorial
Neubauer quote: It is better to be crudely right than precisely wrong
Wheeler quote: The way to get rid of corruption in high places is to get rid of high places
Quote: By institutionalizing their monopolistic controls over all geographic areas on this planet, governments have transformed the known world into a vast prison
Smith, What If? When Anybody's Rights Are Threatened, Everybody's Rights Are
Meyer quote: Freedom implies error as well as truth; no one should have the power to impose beliefs by force
Cartoon: Never mind the dirty stuff, burn the books on economics
Hawblitzel, Letter to the Editor
Logsdon, Amish Economics: A Lesson for the Modern World

Issue 67
Watner, "By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them": Voluntaryism and the Old Order Amish
Reader's Digest quote: Those who tell white lies soon go colorblind
Cartoon: You mean war isn't in the public interest?
Peachey, The Man Who Would Not Shoot
Abileah quote: All wars are civil wars because all men are brothers
Cartoon: Your arteries are clogged; stop living off the fat of the land
Quote: Wisdom is knowing what to do. Virtue is doing it
Quote: If you want the rainbow you have to put up with the rain
Meyer quote: Men cannot be forced to be free; no act that is forced can partake of virtue or vice
Gilson, Letter to the Editor
Carlson, "For Me, That's Enough"
Quote: Life deals the cards; the way you play them is up to you

Issue 68
Watner, Un-Licensed-Un-Numbered-Un-Taxed
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
This Far: No More!
Countdown To Extinction
Letter to Editor
Pugsley quote: All government programs accomplish the opposite of what they are designed to achieve
Cartoon: Do this! Do that! You sound like my mother
Watner, Forfeiture Laws: A Reminder from the Past
Cartoon: What's so bad about organized crime-you guys are organized
Computers and Government!
Ji, 14th Century Chinese Story Teaches Non-cooperation
Orwell quote: Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable
van Huizum, Lao-Tzu and the Anarchists
Ross, Some Advice for the Russian Congress
Lavoie quote: Central planning is more chaotic than capitalist depressions at their worst

Issue 69
Watner, Rediscovering Charles Lane
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Cartoon: If the economy is so healthy, why do I keep giving it transfusions?
"Crisis Management"-Government Style
Watner, "Stone Walls Do Not A Prison Make": The Mayville Five-Prisoners of Conscience
Cartoon: You are under arrest for disturbing the peace
Lovelace, To Althea, From Prison
Lapp, Letter to the Editor
Lapp, Let Our People Go
Cartoon: Terrorists put truth serum in our coffee
Braley, Fresh Every Hour
Braley, The Little Tin Gods
Rogers quote: If you injected truth into politics, you'd have no politics

Issue 70
Browne, A Visit to Rhinegold
Watner, Anya Colleen: That's What Family, Friends, and Neighbors Are For
Statement of Purpose
Watner (Julie), A Definition of Freedom

Issue 71
Watner, Highway Tax vs. Poll Tax: Some Thoreau Tax Trivia
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Cartoon: Whether the glass is half empty or full is unimportant; it is who owns the glass
Zweig quote: One who has appealed to force must use force to the end
Conger, An Anti-Electorate Manifesto
Farnam, Early Government Legislation in the United States: The Constitution, Direct Taxation, and Seamen
Cartoon: You are entitled to your opinion, but not your money
Swindoll quote: Life is 10% what happens, and 90% attitude
McKells, On States of Mind


Issue 72
Watner, "Sweat Them At Law With Their Own Money": Forfeitures and Taxes in American History
Carter, George Washington And The Whiskey Tax
Watner quote: The State has nothing of its own, wants everything, and will do everything to get it
Cartoon: Politicians put my money where their mouth is
Cartoon: Power corrupts; present company excepted
International Forfeiture Alert!
Wentworth quote: Sweet is the name of liberty
Woodworth, Government Is An Unnecessary Evil

Issue 73
Watner, Whose Property Is It Anyway?
Browne, The Breakdown of Government
Mann quote: Those who speak truths are liable to get hurt, but they are the closest thing we have to hope
Sanders, Big Brother Attacks!
Cartoon: Two forms of I.D. for cash
Richman quote: For centuries, people taught their children to read and write without the help of government
Orlov quote: History is not a given; we are responsible
Braley, A Noisy Noise
Windolph quote: Some man or group in every form of state has sovereign power to kill and confiscate
Tolstoy, How Can Governments Be Abolished?

Issue 74
Pugsley, Harry, Please, Don't Run for President: An Argument In Defense of the Invisible Hand
Cartoon: The Anarchists blocked a bill to impeach you
LeFevre quote: When it comes to government power, there are no good men
Correspondence To And From The Editor

Issue 75
Watner, Beyond The Reach of Authority
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Cartoon: It's cute now, but do you realize how big it is going to get?
Back Issue Clearance Sale

Issue 76
Watner, "Plunderers Of The Public Revenue": Voluntaryism And The Mails
Duverus quote: One basic truth

Issue 77
Watner, "Vices Are Not Crimes": Defending DEFENDING THE UNDEFENDABLE
Silent Weapons for Silent War
How Much Consent?
Spooner quote: Vices are not crimes
Lord Hugh Cecil quote: Liberty consists in the power of doing what others disapprove
Block, Libertarianism and Libertinism


Issue 78
Lord Hugh Cecil, Liberty and Authority
Mises quote: When we argue the state should do something, we ultimately imply that the police should kill and confiscate to enforce the law
Voluntaryist quote: We can only secure our own liberty by preserving it for the most obnoxious among us
Quote: Stand on your rights, but remember your manners
Estes, We Never Called Him "Andy": My Recollections of Andrew Joseph Galambos

Issue 79
Watner, The Tragedy of Political Government
Lowi quote: The fundamental purpose of all government jobs is to maintain conquest
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Statement of Purpose
The Defacto Bill of Rights
Lowi quote: Voting and participating in government are instruments of conquest
Cartoon: I don't tell you how to pay your taxes, so don't tell me how to spend them
Adams, The Historical Origins of Voluntaryism
Cartoon: But Your Honor-it was such a small bank!
Chubb and Moe quote: Democracy is coercive, the winners impose their policies on the losers
Watner, Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Issue 80
Watner, "Beyond the Wit of Man to Foresee": Voluntaryism and Land Use Controls
Cartoon: I hate to cut your head off, but it is part of the political process
Rothbard, "Will Rothbard's Free-Market Justice Suffice?"

Issue 81
MacCallum, A Model Lease for Orbis
Cartoon: Let them form their own government!
Statement of Purpose
Hoiles, The Most Harmful Error Most Honest People Make

Issue 82
Barnett, Pursuing Justice in a Free Society: The Power Principle
Prechter, Paper: No Substitute for Gold
Twain quote: Always do right!
Cartoon: I'm on a power trip - it's my job!
MacCallum, In Search of a Word: Limited Government versus Anarchy

Issue 83
Barnett, Pursuing Justice in a Free Society: The Liberty Approach


Issue 84
Watner, "Stateless Not Lawless": Voluntaryism and Arbitration

Issue 85
Watner, Harry Browne-Have You Forgotten?: The Lesser of Two Evils Is Still Evil
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
West quote: When I pick between two evils, I pick the one I haven't tried before
Cartoon: I never vote - it only encourages politicians
McElroy, Why I Would Not Vote Against Hitler

Issue 86
Watner, Is 'Taxation Is Theft' A Seditious Statement?: A Short History of Governmental Criticism in the United States
Watner, On Keeping Your Own: Taxation Is Theft!
Quote: The More Things Change, The More They Remain the Same
Chafee quote: Does Free Speech Produce Truth?

Issue 87
Watner, Private Charities
Anonymous, The Double Edge of Computers
Statement of Purpose
Cartoon: I recognize that gold piece!
Cartoon: It is Latin for guaranteed to grow!
Literature Received
Licher, Robert LeFevre: A Tribute

Issue 88
Watner, By Their Bootstraps: Voluntaryism and the Cooperative Movement
Warbasse quote: Cooperation vs. the State
Warbasse quote: All forms of government rest upon violence
Warbasse quote: Cooperation depends upon private property
Cartoon: I'm finding for the State - they pay my salary!
Cartoon: What exactly is Bill Clinton supposed to be doing?
Halliday, Who Are the Realists?

Issue 89
Weissberg, Election Day: A Means of State Control
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
McElroy, Contra Gradualism
Anonymous, Letter to the Editor: Evolution of a Voluntaryist
Sanders quote: the American slave mentality would erect a new government


Issue 90
Rothbard, The World's First Libertarians: Taoism in Ancient China
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Szasz quote: History teaches us to beware of benefactors who deprive us of liberty
Dali Lama quote: If you can, help. If you cannot, at least do no harm
Skousen quote: Freedom without morality leads to libertinism
LeFevre: Birth of a Man
Browne quote: Good parents shouldn't have their children held hostage in school
Liggio quote: Where government exists, private property rights are negated
Patocka quote: We carry responsibility with us everywhere we go
Tomlin quote: Even if you win the rat race, you're still a rat
Maybury, Why Are They So Stupid?

Issue 91
Smith, Conquest or Consent?: The Origin of the State - Introduction to Franz Oppenheimer's THE STATE
Melloan quote: All national boundaries are accidental
Cartoon: You don't have to fool all the people, just confuse them
Roberts quote: You can't destroy ideas by force or hide them by silence
Maybury quote: When government controls the schools, it does not need to control the press
Swartz quote: If paying taxes made people well off, the world would be rich
Katz, The Cunning of Governments and the Contributions of Citizens

Issue 92
Watner, The Road to Hell Is Paved with Good Intentions: Voluntaryism and the Roads
Parade Magazine quote: Everything comes to he who works like hell
Quote: He who has the gold, sets the rules or with the shekels come the shackles
Stephens quote: Times change, men change, but principles never!
Sai Baba quote: Help ever, hurt never!
Aristotle quote: A small error in the beginning leads to a large error in the end
Quote: If you're doing your job, it doesn't matter when the boss comes in
Watner, Why Do We Steer on the Left and Drive on the Right?
Watner, A Short History of Highway and Vehicle Regulations

Issue 93
Watner, Why I Write and Publish THE VOLUNTARYIST
Watner, They Myth of American Liberty: Review of Novak - THE PEOPLE'S WELFARE
Loomis, Replacing Government with Voluntary Action
Cartoon: I no longer care to do business with you. Remove my name
Jewish quote: A little light pushes away much darkness
Slack movie quote: Withdrawing in disgust is not the same as apathy
Hare and Blumberg quote: Gandhian cocktails are a mixture of truth, courage, love and humour
Crosby poem: The State
Watner, A Fund Raising Appeal for THE VOLUNTARYIST Anthology

Issue 94
Lapp Family: The Lapps and the IRS
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Castellio quote: To seek the truth can never be a crime
Pennsylvania Dutch quote: Lighthouses don't ring bells, they just shine
Cartoon: You're guilty of contempt of everything!
Sai Baba quote: Right is right. Wrong is wrong, even if everybody does it!
O'Rourke quote: When buying and selling are controlled, the first thing to be bought is the legislators
Watner, Challenge or Tragedy: A Government Raid at Sublimity, Oregon

Issue 95
Rothbard, Myth and Truth About Libertarianism
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Solzhenitsyn, Participation and the Lie


Issue 96
Watner, Once an Owner - Always An Owner
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Crosby poem: The State-House

Issue 97
Hasnas, The Myth of the Rule of Law: Part I
Barclay, What Holds the System Together?

Issue 98
Hasnas, The Myth of the Rule of Law: Part II
Cartoon: Considering the country's ungovernable, we're doing a good job
Hoppe interview: Law, Order and the Failure of the State

Issue 99
Watner, Crime and Monopoly in America
Chodorov, On Underwriting an Evil
Mencken quote: A good politician is as unthinkable as an honest burglar
Quote: If voting could change things, it would be made illegal
Quote: A man who trims himself to suit everybody will soon whittle himself away
Twain quote: Suppose you were an idiot; suppose you were a member of Congress
Crosby poem: Politics
Goethe quote: None are more enslaved than who falsely believe themselves free
Kellen, Translator's Introduction to THE POLITICAL ILLUSION

Issue 100
Simmons, Consent, Obligation, and Anarchy
Anonymous, Why I Refuse to Register (To Vote or Pay Taxes)
Quote: The greatest power is the power to choose
Cox, The Low Cost of Living
AIER quote: Governments depend on force
Cartoon: Why vote? There are only politicians running
Jewish quote: One is a lie, two are lies, but three is politics
Wall Street Journal quote: National leaders are not well-adjusted personalities
Sobran quote: War is just another government program
Statement of Purpose
Books Received for Review

Issue 101
Watner, The Illusion Is Liberty - The Reality Is Leviathan?: A Voluntaryist Perspective on the Bill of Rights
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
MacWilliam quote, Responsibility means dealing with the consequences of your choices
Quote: Just because we have the right to do something, doesn't mean we should
Bex quote: It is most difficult to find one man to stand for the truth
Green quote: Freedom is not the child of violence
Quote: When someone slings mud, let it dry and fall off
Lowi, No Conceivable Reform


Issue 102
Watner, Ropes of Sand: Voluntaryism and Secessionism
Books Received for Review
Boulding, The Impact of the Draft on the Legitimacy of the National State

Issue 103
Watner, Is Voting an Act of Violence?
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Statement of Purpose
Ballou, The Superiority of Moral Power Over Political Power
Cartoon: Let's have some fun and make them responsible for their own actions
Cartoon: You don't have to fool all the people, only the ones on your jury
Cartoon: This guy refuses to file - says it?s illegal to do business with a hostile gov't
Spooner, Against Woman Suffrage

Issue 104
Black, The "Not-So" Sweet Air of Legitimacy
Quote: Most law observance is voluntary
Cartoon: What?s with taxes? I thought the gov't gave people stuff!
Quote: No matter who gets elected, the gov't always gets in
Cartoon: Certainly this is a free country: you may pay anyway you choose
Neff quote: When your candidate wins, you'll be betrayed by someone you supported
Lenin quote: The more we manage to shoot, the better
Cartoon: I'm from the IRS, testing our new tax simplification plan

Issue 105
Watner & Budziszewski, Is Taxation Theft?: An Exchange of Letters
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Quote: Killing one person is murder; killing 100,000 is foreign policy
Huxtable quote: What?s wrong for the robber is wrong for the state
Cartoon: I'm afraid your son just ain't educable
Watner, "Nobody Cares About Hoiles; Everybody Cares About Freedom?"
Issue 106
Watner, Points of No Return
Hoiles, Freedom Or Government?
Hoiles, Protection by Voluntary Means
Quote: Find an American family where no one receives a check from the gov't
Cartoon: In order to grant your wish, we need your id number
Caplan, How the Truth of Libertarianism Follows From the Wrongness of Slavery
Cartoon: When it comes to taxes, there are no stupid questions
Cartoon: New cars depreciate fast - but so does money
Licher, Declaration of Individual Independence

Issue 107
Watner, Count Me Out!


Issue 108
Watner, An Open Letter to Kerry Morgan, Author of REAL CHOICE, REAL FREEDOM IN AMERICAN EDUCATION
van Huizum quote: If gov?t is a worthwhile cause, why does it have to force people to contribute
Gatto quote: Going to school cannot make you wise
LeFevre quote: If gov't is supposed to provide an education, why isn't it also supposed to provide food, shelter, and clothing
Stiegler quote: Bureaucrats take small problems and make them big
Shaw quote: Liberty means responsibility; that is why most men dread it
Quote: When a 1000 people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing
Cartoon: Never say never: you just said it twice
Tucker, School and State

Issue 109
Watner, All Mankind Is One
Quote: To concede the idea of secession is to threaten the State
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Tucker quote: The statute book is society?s worst enemy
Hornberger, The Virtue of Freedom
Cartoon: Murdering is bad enough, but tax evasion hurts everyone
Quote: Optimists and pessimists look at an overflowing glass in different ways
Kahn quote: Innovate, don?t litigate
Murphy quote: The best way to win is to forget to keep score
Hoiles, Moral Ideas Tax-Supported Schools Cannot Teach

Issue 110
Watner, "Value You Me As You Please?"
Prechter, Paper: No Substitute for Gold!
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Cartoon: I have a brother in politics, but we don?t like to talk about him
Watner, Fed Up with the Federal Reserve
Sylvester quote: The true principle of money is payment by weight of metal
Gatto quote: What should make you suspicious about public school is its relentless compulsion
Smith: Delegitimize: Do Not Repeal
LeFevre quote: Do not rely upon gov't for anything at all
Rothbard quote: The gov't and central bankers act as a Grand Counterfeiter
Quote: There has never been a paper currency that has not become worthless
Sanders, Meet the Most Dangerous Man In The Mid-South

Issue 111
Watner, Just Say "No!"
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Neff, "I'm Spartacus"
Foxfire quote: He wouldn?t give the gov't his money
Sherrer, Three Who Just Said No!
Jaggard, Freedom Is Available
Woodworth, It Rests On You!


Issue 112
Watner, Titles In Search of Property: Should Fractional-Reserve Banking Come to an End?
Hoppe quote: Fractional reserve banking involves a conspiracy between the bank and its depositors
Coughlin, The Plunderers
Hoppe quote: Fiduciary media is created out of thin air
Hoppe quote: Fractional reserve banking exists only by the grace of statist courts
Porter, There Is an Alternative
Woodworth, A Few Reasons Not To Serve On Juries

Issue 113
Watner, Why Hans Sherrer?
Sherrer, Why I Wrote "O'Brien's Map of the World?"
Boudreaux, The "A" Word
Cook quote: Politics comes from the Greek meaning "many bloodsucking insects"
Sherrer, O'Brien's Map of the World
Asikatali quote: Even in jail we are free and kept alive by hope
Wallace quote: Every man dies
Hitchen quote: We are a nation of political laws
Hegel quote: The chief duty of the State is to destroy anyone who dares threaten its existence
Trachner quote: A politician steals from the people
Russell, Libertarians & Corporations

Issue 114
Blankertz, Tribal Anarchy vs. The State
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Quote: Need a helping hand; look at the end of your arm
Fuller, Letter from a Subscriber
Quote: Need a helping hand; look at the end of your arm
Fuller, Letter from a Subscriber
Quote: When people own things they care for them
Solzhenitsyn quote: Don?t take part in the lie: one word of truth outweighs the world
Sherrer, Non-Voting as an Act of Secession

Issue 115
Watner, An Open Letter to Frank Geisler and Frank Turek, Authors of LEGISLATING MORALITY: Is It Wise? Is It Legal? Is It Possible?
Watner, History Assumed!
Cartoon: 1984 - The Freeman
Fuller, Evolution to Voluntaryism
Belknap quote: Habits of decency, family gov't, and examples of influential persons contribute more to maintain order than any other authority
Bulger quote: There is never a better measure of a man than what he does when no one is watching
Henderson quote: You cannot make men better by legislation and power over other men is always abused
Liggio quote: Legislation represents civil war
Stevens quote: What is voted up today may be voted down tomorrow
A Comparison of Real Money, Counterfeit Notes, and Federal Reserve Notes


Issue 116
Anonymous, Why I Refuse To Be Numbered
Persian proverb: Give a horse to him who tells the truth
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Mooney quote: Voting is a positive affirmation of our political system
Watner (William), What Constitutes a Weapon?
Biko, The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the minds of the oppressed
Books Received
Wittenberg, Just Think!
Quote: Socialism is only communism in disguise
Hart & Kaufman, "I Don't Believe in Taxes?"
Blundell & Robinson quote: Rules are an essential part of life and they can be established through voluntary action
Twain, "I wish I could hear of a country that's out of kings!"

Issue 117
Wolfe, Whose Name Is It Anyway? (Another Tiny Freedom We Ought to Preserve)
Wolfe, An Itty Bitty Guide to Name Changing
Cartoon: America's Two-Party System: US vs. Them
Sirico quote: In a free market people succeed by serving their neighbors
Simpson quote: If a market isn't free and voluntary it's not a market
Juurikkala, How To Fight Against the State
Zweig quote: Blood besoils any idea on whose behalf it is shed
Correcting Common Misconceptions About Nonviolent Action
Russell quote: Love thine enemies - it befuddles them!
Oviedo, Only We Can Make Ourselves Safe: Personal Protection, Not Gov't Protection

Issue 118
Watner: A Monopoly on the Means of Identification: The Evolution of the Compulsory State Birth and Death Certificate
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Quote: Even angels would be corrupted by gov't power
Books Received
Lowi quote: Governments often fail, but they never fail to coerce
Hoppe quote: States do not create law and order; they destroy it
Zweig, Crushing the Spirit

Issue 119
Watner, The Precursor of National Identification Cards in the U.S.: Driver's Licences and Vehicle Registration in Historical Perspective
Fay quote: Communism began when the gov't began delivering the mail
Quote: The champion is not the one who wins, but the one who never quits
Brown quote: Shoot for the moon. If you miss, you'll land among the stars
Huxley, In a totalitarian state, slaves love their servitude
Porpora quote: Doing nothing to oppose evil in our social and political system leaves us tainted by default
Cartoon: I represent United Muggers. You?ll not need to contribute till next year
Watner, Taxtion=Theft: Correspondence with Larken Rose


Issue 120
Hoppe, The Private Production of Defense
Hoppe quote: Protection cannot be provided by a tax-supported monopoly
Cartoon: Without taxes our govt would cease to exist
Hoppe quote: A tax-funded protection agency is a contradiction in terms
Watner quote: If taxes are voluntary why are we threatened with criminal sanctions
Harry Browne quote: We have gov't created anarchy now. What we want is the natural order
Dillard, Voluntaryist Talking Points

Issue 121
Watner, "Your Papers, Please!": The Origin and Evolution of Official Identity in the United States
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Quote: The Chinese farmers said, Let the state get out of the way!
Graham and Gurr quote: Violence breeds violence

Issue 122
Fuller, Insurance and the Government: Partners in America
Guitierrez, My Reaction to Voluntaria
Rand quote: Every undertaking requires voluntary consent
Lord quote: Governments love crisises
We Are Not Tax Exempt
Payne, My Route to Voluntaria

Issue 123
Watner, "Call the Cops - But Not the Police:" Voluntaryism and Protective Agencies in Historical Perspective
Quote: He who strikes first confesses he has run out of ideas
Quote: Stretching the truth, won't make it last any longer
Quote: Legal immunity does not confer moral immunity
Maybury quote: The foundation of every government is its military power
Brosilov quote: You shall know the truth and it shall make you mad
Coleman quote: Governments are like tarantulas - always fighting
Russell quote: Anarchy nationally and internationally
Hasnas, The Myth of Law and Order


Issue 124
Watner, The Voluntaryist Spirit
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
National Identification Systems: Table of Contents

Issue 125
Watner, Voluntaryist Resistance
Watner, Birth Certificates and the Law
Maybury quote: Politicians who play God always do a bad job
King quote: If 5% of the population will resist, no obstacles stand in their way
Williams quote: Noble goals are always used to justify totalitarianism
Ragnar, "So, What Is It About 'No' That You Don't Understand ...?"

Issue 126
Watner, Quod Omnes Tangit: Consent Theory in the Radical Libertarian Tradition
Cohen quote, A single thief is a robber, a thousand it's taxation
Friedman quote: The bad moral value of force always trumps good intentions
Viroli quote: Good men follow their consciences, not princes
Proverbs quote: Without vision the people perish
Browne quote: Politics can always sink lower
Watner, An Open Letter to John Silveira
Joe Sobran, How To Vote For Liberty

Issue 127
Watner, The Culture of Force
Ragnar, Grant No Man the Authority
Ehrlich quote: Society could hold together without coercion
O'Brien quote: A global prison without fences
Sharp, The Role of Consent
Holm quote: Never shirk your own responsibility
Migdal, quote: Even benign states make great demands
Books Received for Review
Solzhenitsyn, Violence and the Lie


Issue 128
Watner, Without Firing A Single Shot: Voluntaryist Resistance and Societal Defense
Gandhi quote: Strength comes from indomitable will
King quote: Violence is not only immoral, it is impractical
Gandhi quote: The soul remains unconquered even when the body is imprisoned
Brecht poem from A GERMAN WAR PRIMER
Roszak quote: Violence hasn't worked for centuries
Nehru quote: Governments do not like to deal with people who will not bend to its will
Watner, The South Carolina backcountry folk would like to be left alone

Issue 129
Dillard, The Unconquered Remnant: The Hopis and Voluntaryism
Hennacy, An "Open Letter on Taxes"
Ragnar, The Father's Stick
Ringer quote: The main hope for saving our country is home education
Watner, Remarks on the Homeschool Graduation of William Watner

Issue 130
Watner, On the History of the Word 'Voluntaryism'
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Shepard, Justice That Unites
Milken quote: Revenge is not a productive emotion
Gandhi quote: No one has the right to coerce
Watner, The Myth of Government Protection

Issue 131
Watner The "Criminal" Metaphor in the Libertarian Tradition
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Chinese proverb: Don't listen to what they say. Go see
Quote: Martial law: the complete negation of all law
Yeltsin quote: You can build a throne with bayonets, but you can't sit on it long
Arendt quote: He who chooses the lesser of two evils forgets that he chose evil
Quote: Power corrupts and it attracts the corruptible


Issue 132
Livingston, What Is Secession?
Ludlow and Meyer, St. Francis and His Revolution
Sorokin quote: If our social order depended solely on the police, there would be perpetual disorder
Stacy, Questions Voluntaryists Should Ask About Literature
Kelly quote: Social progress depends upon an improvement in the moral tone of people
Ragnar, Don't Get Caught in Anyone's Net
Malcolm X quote: If you don't stand for something, you will fall for anything
Brown quote: Don't dismiss a good idea because you don't like the source

Issue 133
Watner, The Territorial Assumption: Rationale for Conquest
Thomas, A Letter to the Editor
Johnson, "The Century of the State"
Twain: It ain't no lie; I've seen it on the map, and it's pink
TRUTH SEEKER quote: From the moon, the earth has no nations or states
Maurin quote: He who is a pensioner of the state is a slave of the state
Milam quote: The Doctrine of Personal Sovereignty
Payne, What Can I Do? A Constructive Mission for Voluntaryists

Issue 134
Watner, Why Voluntaryism and Liberty Don't Depend on Taxes or Government
Fargo, Charity in the Land of Individualism
Molyneux quote: The existence of evil cannot justify the State
Herring quote: A negative deed destroys a thousand good words
French proverb: There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience
Leon quote: Governments are not the cause of a lack of freedom - they are the result
Rogers quote: You can't break a man that don't borrow
MacCallum, Werner K. Stiefel's Pursuit of a Practicum of Freedom

Issue 135
Davies, Changing Minds
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Casey quote: The thought of how far the human race might have advanced without government is staggering
Stevens quote: Does my neighbor [or a government bureaucrat] have the right to do this to me
Davies quote: The only way to abolish war is to abolish government
Stevens quote: Would the Founding Fathers have jailed a person who refused to contribute to government?
van Dunn, What Is Kritarchy?


Issue 136
Smith, Introduction To The Lysander Spooner Reader
Anonymous, Letter to the Editor
Machan quote: What Individual Rights Mean
Sirico quote: What Voluntary Means
Spooner quote: There is no necessity for the government minting of money
Society vs. The State

Issue 137
Knaebel, How I Became A Voluntaryist: A Farewell to Tax-Financed Murder
French proverb: There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience
Chafuen quote: There is no country so comfortable as where there are no tax collectors
Jewish proverb: When one is on the right road, one is bound to meet other travelers
Russell quote: Taxation is the root cause of war because without taxes there could be no wars
Emerson quote: For every minute of anger, you lose sixty seconds of happiness
Shabbat quote: The law of two feet
FIJA quote: The greatest threat to your liberty comes from your own government
Shabbat quote: One is accountable if one does not protest or prevent the commission of a sin

Issue 138
Watner, A Moral Challenge
Harris quote: A necessary evil looks more and more necessary and less and less evil
Anti-Federalist quote: The experience of the ages teaches that men exercise all the power they can
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Watner, Every State a Police State
Trotsky quote: Though governments change, the police remain the same
Watner, A Letter to the Home School Legal Defense Association
Watner, Gradualism in Practice: The Danger of Compulsory National ID
Salatin quote: We need to examine what is right and then do it
Abbey quote: Anarchism is the realization that after five thousand years we cannot trust politicians
Jesus on Taxes
A Plea To Help Keep Us Alive (In Print And On The Web)

Issue 139
MacCallum, A Short Perspective on Land and Social Evolution
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
MacCallum, Features of Somali Law
The Man Who Saved 2.4 Million Eyes
Barclay, Comments on Anarchy and Modern Society


Issue 140
Watner, Only Freedom Breeds Excellence
Watner, Look Around!
Hasnas, The Obviousness of Anarchy
McQuaid quote: The state school system is unadulterated communism
Gandhi quote: Government schooling has trained us to hug our chains
Adams quote: Government schooling gives us the illusion of freedom
Franklin quote: When religion and schools are good they require no compulsory support
Quote: I complained of no shoes until I met a man with no feet
Mon quote: Compulsory government schools teach us that it's okay to use force to solve our problems
Baines quote: Liberty is the chief cause of excellence
Ostrowski, A Real Education

Issue 141
Watner, Voluntaryism (for wikipedia)
Watner: Moral Challenge II
Quote: Look at something and see what is there; not what you think is there
Quote: Those silent in the face of crime become accessories; those who do not condemn - approve
Davis quote: No human is saintly enough to be entrusted with total power over another
Abbey quote: Few men are wise enough to rule themselves; even fewer wise enough to rule others
Quote: If you can't be thankful for what you receive, be grateful for what you escape
Watner to Supreme Court Justice Thomas: Are Taxes Theft?
Marshall quote: For every benefit a freedom must be surrendered

Issue 142
Watner: An Open Letter: On Extraordinary Evil and the State
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Huber, Last Statement Before the Court
Sherrer, There Is No Private Property in the United States
Watner: An Open Letter to Rev. Robert Sirico
Hess, My Taxes
Higgs, The Siren Song of the State
Jennings Quote: Rulers assume great moral rectitude yet deceive themselves and the public

Issue 143
Crovelli, The Catholic Church's Confused Ideas About Stealing
Solzhenitsyn quote: Once violence is chosen as a method, falsehood becomes principle
Watner: An Open Letter to Robert Ringer
Msgr. Fulton Sheen Quote: Right is right, wrong is wrong though everybody is wrong
Mathew 7:15-16 Quote: Guard against false prophets
McElroy quote: Never have so many Americans depended on government
J. B. Say quote: Taxes are a violation of property
Russell quote: Only the IRS could invent the oxymoron 'voluntary compliance'
Watner: Spending Other People's Money: A Simple Explanation
Lover of Liberty quote: The greatest bondage is handing any body of men the power to tax


Issue 144
Watner, "Freedom an' whiskey gang thegither": The Problem of Governance in the Early American Republic
Watner, Spending Other People's Money is Wrong - Some Observations on the Bailout of October 2008
Watner: "If It's Right, Do It!", Book Review of Joel Salatin's EVERYTHING I WANT TO DO IS ILLEGAL

Issue 145
Watner, "There Is a Tide in the Affairs of Men": Robert Prechter, Elliott Wave Theory and Voluntaryism
Culp Quote: The Money Was Really Gone!
Hulsmann quote: How Would Money Be Produced in a Free Society?
Myers quote: There are two ways that credit can be liquidated
Russell quote: How Governments Create Money
Temple quote: Counterfeiting is not fabricating a substance but impersonating the issuing authority
Temple quote: Flying money was the original name for paper money in China
FIJA quote: The greatest and closest threat to one's liberty is usually one's own government
Anonymous, A Declaration of Separation

Issue 146
Watner, If You Have a Tool You'll Use It: On the Evolution of Tax-Supported Schools in Certain Parts of the United States
Mon quote: Government schools teach the use of coercion.
Chute quote: Public school is the enemy of the family.
Gardner quote: A state school is like a state church.
R.C. Hoiles Revisited
Ruffner, State Education Radically Wrong

Issue 147
Knaebel, Declaration of Renunciation and Severance of U.S. Citizenship
Rosenberg, Why the West?
Berrigan quote: There is no real difference between those in power and those seeking power.
Quote: The U.S. government has a history of attacking those who pose a threat.
Abbey quote: Governments are like giant bulldozers: obedient to the whim of any fools who takes the controls.
Books Received
Watner: An Open Letter on Global Ethics


Issue 148
Watner, Liberty, the Mother of Order - Book Review of BOUNDARIES OF ORDER
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Quote: "The second mouse gets the cheese."
Walkey, Your Writing Has Brought Comfort and Inspiration
Coughlin, Government Help: A Civic Cancer
Kenyon, Why Voluntaryism Is the Best and Only Legitimate Moral Philosophy
Quote: A. J. Nock, "The practical reason for freedom is to develop substantial moral fibre."
Quote: Pawelczynska, " Do not harm your neighbor; if possible, save him."
Watner, In Defense of Our Own Freedoms

Issue 149
Watner, K.I.S.S. A Pig! - Anarchist or Minarchist?
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Crovelli quote: Look at how an organization obtains its funding
Books Received
Watner, From Slingshots to Nukes
Langbein quote: Coercion is incompatible with truth
Simpson quote: There is no peace or justice with governments
Wall quote: When crooks win, they write crooked history
Netterville, Book review of Kurlansky, NONVIOLENCE
Maybury quote: War is the most expensive things humans do

Issue 150
Watner, On Power and Trust
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Quote: Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.
Harbeson, A Self-Educated Chicken
Quote: The happiest people make the most of everything they have.
Watner, An Open Letter to Jacob Hornberger
Harper, To Steal or not to Steal?

Issue 151
Watner, Which Came First - The Chicken or the State?
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
North, Jeremiah's Job
Watner, Can the Whole World Be Wrong and We Be Right?


Issue 152
Watner, Taxation No Better Than Slavery
Bush, Slavery the Worst Form of Stealing
Ruwart, If people need help, help but don't coerce others.
Rothbard, The power of the State is wrapped up in the question of taxation.
Kornfield, Vinoba Bhave and the Genesis of the Indian Land Reform Movement
Kaufman, When everyone is responsible, no one is responsible.
Rose, The Good Funding the Evil
Anonymous, You must cheat on your taxes to survive.
Rose, My Deprogramming

Issue 153
McElroy, Auberon Herbert
Tame, Taxation Is Theft
Foley, Man cannot escape choice, no matter what he does.
Schoon, In the long run, there is no short run.
Chesterton, The home is an anarchist institution, older than law and stands outside the State.
Sennholz, You Cannot Get Even

Issue 154
Watner, What Might Have Been - What Might Be
Johannsen, Schools for All
Brand, My Journey to Voluntaryism
LeFevre, How to Advance the Cause of Liberty
Stevens quote: One good idea is worth any number of guns.

Issue 155
Watner, Are Voluntaryist Hypocrites for Using the Roads?
Watner, Something to Do with the Search for Truth
Quote: Tell the truth and people will bash in your head.
Tolstoy quote: Everyone wants to change the world, but not himself.
Chief Joseph quote: It does not require many words to tell the truth.
Read, If I Were King
Colton quote: No man is wise enough to be entrusted with unlimited powers.
Books Received
Knaebel, Open Letter to the President of the USA and Prime Minister of India


Issue 156
Watner, Freedom to Choose Your Own Money
Ruwart, How We Violate the Principle of Non-Aggression Daily
Rothbard and Mises quote: Every single transaction benefits both parties.
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Hazlitt quote: Diluting the money supply is equivalent to diluting the milk supply with water.
Casey quote: I am not in favor of any particular monetary standard.
Voltarire quote: Paper money eventually reaches its intrinsic value - zero.
Patrick, How to Live Well
Netterville, My Winding Road to Voluntaryism

Issue 157
Watner, The Noose Continues to Tighten But No Government Lasts Forever
Watner, Am I An American Citizen and What Might It Mean?
Quote: Governments have transformed the world into a vast prison
Some Gems from THE FREEMAN
Higgs, What Is the Point of My Libertarian Anarchism?
de Vencentiis quote, Citizenship would not exist without governments
Grove, Who Owns the Job?

Issue 158
Watner, The Wisdom of Bob LeFevre
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Watner, Voluntaryism and THE ART OF BEING FREE
Ragnar quote: It takes strength of character to speak only the best of others.
Cherngs quote: Focus on doing the right thing; the results will take care of themselves.
Knight, From Vagueness to Voluntaryism
Bhave quote: Involvement in politics, even to destroy it, is bound to fail.
Rose quote: Politicians cannot imagine people running their own lives.
Rose, The Gospel According to Government

Issue 159
Anonymous, Do You Really "Owe" Those Taxes?
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Ingram quote: Government is the power to kill. Paying taxes is a way to avoid being killed.
Palmer, The Origins of State and Government
Barden and Murphy quote: Theft is wrong. The question is what is considered to be theft.
A Voluntaryist Contest


Issue 160
Watner, Voluntaryism and Extreme Necessity
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Netterville quote, Am I my brother's keeper?
Saturos quote: Is it proper to shoot the man if he refuses to help?
Reinikanen, The Golden Rule and the Requirement of Universalizability
Milam, Personal Sovereignty

Issue 161
Watner, Voluntaryism, Integrity and the Question of the Oath
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Stockman quote: "The Federal Reserve is the Politburo of the West"
Scotese, The Problem with Trading
Mill, An Excerpt on the State of the Nation
Butler, What I Believe
Ver, Roger Ver's Journey to Anarchism

Issue 162
Watner, Voluntaryism and the Story of Absolutist Objectors
Washington quote: The Quakers would rather be whipped to death than bear arms
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Steyn quote: Government health care can be used to justify any restraint on freedom
Brock quote: Tolstoy viewed every state as a slave institution
Paterson quote: Free government education is a contradiction in terms
Chodorov quote: There cannot be a good society until there are good men
Ward poem: "To Risk"
Eyre: My Journey to Voluntaryism

Issue 163
Watner, Soul Rape
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
LeGente quote, Nothing useful but what is just
Marshall, A Voluntaryist Before Age Fifteen
Sharp, Whatcha Gonna Do?
Warren quote, Governments commit more crimes than criminals
Galles quote, Governments pretend infallibility and then impose it
den Ouden, Sophisticated Slavery


Issue 164
Watner, Lay the Axe to the Root to the Tree: Strategies to End Human Slavery
Watner, The Buck Stops Here: Voluntaryism and Counterfeit Money
Curtin quote: Watch your pennies to spend your dollars where they count
Leo Tolstoy On the Circle of Violence

Issue 165
Anonymous, Meeting the State Head-On
Spencer, The Right to Ignore the State
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Thoreau quote: The state has robbed and imprisoned me
Maybury quote: If progressive taxation is good, why not progressive pricing?
Armstrong, Individual Conscience: The Moral Challenge
MacCallum, Taxation Is Theft: A Constructive Explanation
Nozick quote: Taxation of earnings is on par with forced labor
Engelhardt, States and Their Authority
Giambruno, Property Rights and Property Taxes
Liggio quote: Where governments exist, private property rights are negated

Issue 166
Watner, Copyright Before (Statutory) Copyright
Potpourri From the Editorís Desk
Williams quote: Donít think you know what is right for the other person
Salinas quote: Good ideas donít require force
Havel quote: It is better not to live at all than to live without honor
Breggin quote: You own yourself. Other people own themselves
Watner, What Voluntaryism Means To Me

Issue 167
Lowi: Voluntary Government as a Marketable Service: Reminiscences on the History of an Idea
Boren: Insurance Companies as Competing Governments: Whose Idea Was It?
Rand quote: When trade is free, the very best wins
Berwick quote: Anything that starts with force is bound to fail
Neff quote: Putting up with an evil does not endow it with moral standing
Childs quote: People in government have no special means of knowing
Galambos quote: A politician is a person who wields coercion
LeFevre: Let Us Imagine ďPerfectĒ Protection
LeFevre quote: Setting the government to catch a thief doubles the amount stolen


Issue 168
Watner, On the Ownership of Ideas
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Spooner, If two men invent the same thing, then both own it.
Watner, An Open Letter to David Goldhill on Government Health Care

Issue 169
MacCallum, A Skeptic's View of One's Right to Defensive Force
Watner, Was Lysander Spooner Mistaken?
Furness, Put Up Thy Sword into The Sheath

Issue 170
Watner, Chaos in the Air?: Voluntaryism and the Airplane
Crovitz quote: The Internet is a rare place of permissionless innovation
Robie quote: How one man learned to fly in 1923

Issue 171
MacCallum, Looking Back and Forward
Watner, A Basic Primer on Using Gold and Silver
Byington quote: Legal tender laws only force men to take bad money.
Washington quote: Success is measured by the obstacles one has overcome in life
Kukathas quote: A central authority may produce results worse than the free market
Friedman: Both parties to an exchange benefit; otherwise it wouldnít occur
LeFevre: Free Market Money


Issue 172
Watner, Poisoning the Public Mind
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Watner, Bankruptcy and Voluntaryism
Mencken, On the Public Schools
Galbraith quote: When people vote they accept the government as their own
Books Received
Unknown quote: It is never too late for an honest person to pay a debt

Issue 173
Watner, Slavery, One Day at a Time: Jury Duty and Voluntaryism
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Watner, Non-Voting
Unknown Quote: All laws are enforced at the point of a gun
Watner, My Day As A Juror

Issue 174
Watner, What Are We Using for Money?
Potpourri From the Editorís Desk
Watner and Scotese, A Comparison of Monies
Kupiec Quote: Ultralow interest rates are toxic
Hulsmann Quote: Credit expansion does not increase the real factors of production
Roscoe, How and Why I Became a Libertarian
Sinek Quote: Responsibility is doing what is right
Freeman, ďThe 5,000-Year Government Debt BubbleĒ
Sandfort, Golden Disobedience

Issue 175
LeFevre, Protection
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Morley quote: Liberty is the object of a favourable presumption
Patterson, From Conservative to [Free-Market] Anarchist
Skoble quote: Opposition to political authority is not opposition to social order
Excerpt on the Law Merchant as an example of non-state order
Casey quote: The idea of that the state is necessary is the world's biggest scam
Watner, A Companion Volume to I MUST SPEAK OUT: Stringham, PRIVATE GOVERNANCE
Loan quote, Social order requires norms of reciprocity, honesty, and trust

Issue 176
Watner, Why I Oppose Government Enumeration
Potpourri from the Editorís Desk
Smith, Abolitionism: Wendell Phillips on Voting and Political Action
Mencken, H. L. Mencken
Quote: It donít take a big person to carry a grudge
Gibbons quote: Reform comes from within. You cannot legislate virtue
Great Depression Quote: Use it up - wear it out - or do without
Casey quote: Power not only corrupts, it draws the corrupt
Smith quote: Coercion is only necessary when persuasion fails
Stevenson quote: Judge each day, not by the harvest, but by the seeds you plant
Watner, Ludwig von Misesí Blindspot