Theocratic Libertarians

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A Dominionist theocratic movement. Libertarians who want an economic zone free of government regulation, but want religious dominion over government and economics. Libertarianism conforming to "biblical economics" and theocracy.

Links

David Brat: Catholic, Calvinist, and Libertarian, Oh My! [More...]
"This isn’t the first time observers have wondered how politically engaged conservative Protestants can also claim to be libertarian."
How Corporate America Invented Christian America [More...]
The origin of Christian libertarianism as a National Association of Manufacturers public relations campaign to oppose The New Deal and its programs.
One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America (book, online) (1 link)
"We're often told that the United States is, was, and always has been a Christian nation. But in One Nation Under God, historian Kevin M. Kruse reveals that the belief that America is fundamentally and formally Christian originated in the 1930s." Spread by businessmen as corporate propaganda opposing The New Deal.
The 5 Smooth Stones of Theocratic Libertarianism [More...]
"There is a straight line blessing that runs from free grace to free men, and from free men to free markets." And other such lunacy.
The Libertarian Theocrats: The Long, Strange History of R.J. Rushdoony and Christian Reconstructionism [More...]
"It is true that today a secular -- and in some cases rabidly atheistic -- tendency dominates libertarianism. But this has not always been the case."
Theocratic Libertarianism: Quotes from Gary North, Ludwig von Mises Institute Scholar [More...]
"North's writing explains the theocratic libertarianism of Christian Reconstructionism, a Dominionist movement which would dramatically reduce the federal government and control society through enforcement of biblical law at the local and state levels." That's liberty fer sure!
Where did Donald Trump get his racialized rhetoric? From libertarians. [More...]
A brief overview of the history of nakedly racist Rothbardian paleolibertarianism and and his fellow travellers. These ideas have been adopted wholesale by Donald Trump.

Quotations

To solve the problem that few Americans are interested in small government, Rothbard argued that libertarians needed to align themselves with people they might not like much in order to expand their numbers. “Outreach to the Rednecks” was needed to make common cause with far-right Christian conservatives who hated the federal government, disliked drugs and wanted to crack down on crime.
Matthew Sheffield, "Where did Donald Trump get his racialized rhetoric? From libertarians."