[ExI] libertarian city - from Quora

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 11 13:49:22 UTC 2021

Von Ormy, Texas.

This Texas Town Went Full Libertarian and Hilarity Ensued

The Rise and Fall of the “Freest Little City in Texas”

Von Ormy was supposed to be a Libertarian paradise. No taxes and no
government regulation meant that businesses would flock to the city
bringing jobs and money, right?

Ha ha ha ha ha no.

The town’s government is essentially nonfunctional. It’s run from a
double-wide trailer (they don’t have enough money to pay the rent on City

You’ll find no Socialism here, no siree. The town’s Socialist fire
department was disbanded because there’s not enough money to pay
firefighters. The town’s Socialist police force was disbanded; law
enforcement is now done by county sheriffs. The town decided to finance a
sewer system by voluntary donations—taxation is theft at the barrel of a
gun, if you give people the freedom to choose what to pay for economies run
so much more efficiently, right? BWAH ha ha ha ha! No, there’s no sewer
system, no water treatment, none of that Socialist nonsense.

Dysfunctional government, no jobs, no business, no industry, no fire
department, no infrastructure, no police…it is precisely what you get when
you put Libertarian ideology into practice.

You’ll love it there.
bill w
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