The State versus the Highwayman – Lysander Spooner


In a time when U.S. Presidents owned slaves Lysander Spooner argued the “Unconstitutionality of Slavery”.  An American individualist anarchist comparing taxation to the common highway robber.  Listen as Jeff Riggenbach reads this passage by Lysander Spooner.


According to Wikipedia

Lysander Spooner (January 19, 1808 – May 14, 1887) was an American individualist anarchist, political philosopher, Deist, Unitarian abolitionist, supporter of the labor movement, legal theorist, and entrepreneur of the nineteenth century. He is also known for competing with the U.S. Post Office with his American Letter Mail Company, which was forced out of business by the United States government.

About Author

Matt Bergman founded Punk Rock Libertarians in 2010. Formerly played guitar and sang in the Baltimore punk band "TENWATCH" and currently plays guitar and sings in "post freedom".