Commentary by Kevin McKenzie
Never Say Nothing

About

Kevin McKenzie was born in Canton, Ohio in 1988 and graduated from Kent State University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations and Comparative Politics.

Kevin founded Never Say Nothing to promote the principles of peace, individual liberty, and free markets that are so unpopular in mainstream politics today. He agrees with Ludwig von Mises’s dictum that, “Everyone, in his own interests, must thrust himself vigorously into the intellectual battle. No one can stand aside with unconcern: the interests of everyone hang on the result. Whether he chooses or not, every man is drawn into the great historical struggle, the decisive battle into which our epoch has plunged us.”

There’s a lot of concern over “price gouging” in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Some people, including Best Buy as evidenced in the tweet below, are using the hurricane as an excuse to raise prices on necessities like water to seemingly extreme levels. One Houston resident sent me a pic of water he saw being […]

Political Theory

I was going to give a comprehensive response to Matt Lewis’s article in The Daily Beast, The Insidious Libertarian-to-Alt-Right Pipeline, but after reading it I decided not to waste my time. It’s a guilt-by-association hit piece pretending to ask difficult and potentially troubling questions about libertarianism. Lewis asks: Is it just a phase they go […]

Thoughts On Charlottesville and False Equivalence
August 17, 2017

Many people are criticizing President Trump’s response to the events that took place in Charlottesville last Saturday because he criticized the violence on all sides, with “false equivalence” being the favorite buzzword of the moment. No, not the same. One side is racist, bigoted, Nazi. The other opposes racism and bigotry. Morally different universes. — […]

There are no repercussions for advocating policies that amount to colossal disasters when you’re a political pundit whose policy prescriptions align perfectly with what politicians in power want to do anyway. It doesn’t matter if the policies you advocate end up destabilizing a region, leading to the deaths of thousands of innocent civilians, creating a […]

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