reply to post by The Sword
Sure, Lew Rockwell. He has an ugly website and helped set up the Mises Institute with Murray Rothbard.
He makes the rounds on rightwing talk radio where he can, so you might here him on a local libertarian leaning station.
He was also an aide to Ron Paul in his 78-82 congressional term, and worked with him on projects since then, including the newsletter.
These guys all subscribe to a nasty ideology, promoted by the Mises Institute, called Anarcho-Capitalism, which rejects all government
you hear these guys denouncing the wars that this country is fighting, it's not because they abhor war, per se. Rather, they object to war because
it is typically engaged in by Governments. You can hear a little of this in Ron Paul's delusional call for the Government to issue Letters of Marque
and Reprisal against Al Qaeda. Their theory is that if war were waged only for profit, it would be done much better, and more efficiently, which
would lead to less death and misery. Personally, I see no reason to believe this crap.
On to some helpful links that support Lew Rockwell as the author
More mainstream libertarians think that Rockwell and Rothbard tag-teamed the
Even the Daily Paul thinks it was Rockwell.
Here is Steve Horwitz, a
longtime libertarian explaining the situation, how he knows about it, and why it is embarassing for libertarians.
I'm well read on the issue of the newsletters and RP's seedy connections generally. Yeah, the only legitimate way to interpret these events is that
the newsletters and other fundraisers were being written for quite a while with the explicit aim of appealing to bigots. It's not likely that Ron
Paul had no knowledge of what was going on. If he didn't then he's not competent to run a newsletter, let alone a country. If he did then he's a
contemptible human being unfit for high office.
Thankfully, he is soon to retire.