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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Pattern for Revolt


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Here, in a collection of imagined political speeches, Read offers a vision of a true uncompromising classical liberal who has been nominated and then elected the president of the United States. The image presented here gives a model for the ideal candidate for the highest form of public office. Anybody interested in the political scene would gain much from reading this compilation.


  • Leonard E. Read (1898-1983) was the founder of FEE, and the author of 29 works, including the classic parable “I, Pencil.”