Rompin’ Roebuck

March 15, 2008

The Case for Legalized Prostitution *Update*

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , , , , , , — Rompin Roebuck @ 4:02 am

My article has been published in my college newspaper, The Student Voice.

Check it out, comment, digg and foremost enjoy.

Article Here

http://digg.com/political_opinion/The_Case_For_Legalized_Prostitution

March 13, 2008

The Case for Legalized Prostitution

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , , , , , — Rompin Roebuck @ 12:00 pm

Prohibition has been a complete and utter failure in deterring the world’s oldest profession. Most will agree that the basic principle of prostitution is morally repugnant. But is it appropriate for the government to put mutually consenting adults in jail, even though the actions they commit, do not coerce, harm or defraud anyone else?

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December 15, 2007

Libertarian or Liberal?

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , , , — Rompin Roebuck @ 6:02 pm

I am not sure if it is due to the nearness of spelling or simply an underlying ignorance of the issues, but I have come across more than just a few of my fellow Americans who are somewhat confused as to the difference between a ‘Libertarian’ and a ‘Liberal’. If you are one of these, let me assure you that there is, in fact, quite some difference. And I, being the compassionate humanitarian that I am, will in this lecture attempt to educate the unenlightened among you.
So class sharpen your pencils, get out your notebooks, and put your thinking caps on. Let us begin..

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1 – Libertarians do not trust government, but neither do Liberals. So what is the difference here, you ask? Well, it is in the reaction to this distrust. The Libertarian does not trust government so he wants less of it. The Liberal does not trust government, but demands more.

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