[Randex]The contradictions of libertarian interventionism

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If minarchists like Ayn Rand, Ludwig von Mises, and Frédéric Bastiat are libertarians, and they obviously are, than it is possible [...] for a libertarian to believe that a certain amount of state coercion is a necessary and acceptable method for preventing even greater rights violations. [....] Having the state overthrow tyrants abroad, interventionists often argue, is just an extension of having the state stop crimes against life and property at home [...]. But in practice, how likely is it that a libertarian government that repeatedly started aggressive wars to liberate foreign countries would stay libertarian?


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