Posted: November 21st, 2008 by Militant Libertarian
Why do many libertarians reject the legitimacy of the State? The answer is that, unlike the majority of the population, libertarians generally understand what the State is. George Washington came close to the point when he said, “government is force, not reason.” Murray Rothbard has an even better definition of the State in his essay The Anatomy of the State:
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