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Kokesh: Freedom Comes Before Free Markets

Jason Burack of Wall St for Main St had Libertarian activist, former US military veteran, former TV show host and host of the popular online podcast and show, Adam Vs. The Man, Adam Kokesh on to talk about the new crowd-sourced book he helped to write, Freedom. The book is a primer for Libertarians and people interested in learning about personal liberty and free markets.


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Privileges and Contracts

Corporations are not free trade, they are Exclusive Privileged Trade

Privileges and Contracts:


Republics and Representation:


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Educate Yourself. Educate Others.


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John Locke #201, 202, 212 to 232; Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions 1798; Virginia Ratifying Convention 6-16-1788; Rights of the Colonists 1772.

Freedom is dependent on


Wouldn't it be the same

Wouldn't it be the same thing?





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in practice, a tyranny can be imposed through contracts, voluntarily signed.

everything from serfdom and slavery can be contracted to if conditions make it preferable to death.

a free market that enforces such contracts is hardly 'free.'

a violent army that comes to liberate men from such 'contracts' would turn them to dust under their feet, just like 'tyrants' would sometimes come and free peasants from crushing burdens of debt and slave-like conditions, which they agreed to when famine or drought made them sell themselves to holders of wealth.

at any given time in history, 'property' is whatever those who have power, or access to force, define it as. if the voluntary principle applies to property, then it applies to an arbitrary definition made up by those with the power to determine what they own, vis a vi the powerless.


humans come before markets. like jesus told the pharisees, the Sabbath is to serve man. humans don't serve the market.

If you don't have the freedom

If you don't have the freedom to give up your freedom, are you really free?



well I see your point,

but I'm not sure that I can agree.



Well said.

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