Stephen Perkins: Is Taxation Theft?

On this first episode of 2017, I talked with my long-time friend, Kristoffer Nielsen about a whole array of topics, saving politics for last.

We discuss the difference between Scandinavian and American cultures, coffee, alcohol, and our 2017 plans. We end the show talking about why he considers himself a Voluntarist Minarchist, which leads to a discussion about whether or not taxation is theft.

Oh yeah, and I let him send whatever he wants from my Twitter account, which leads to this damning tweet:

About Stephen N. Perkins

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Stephen N. Perkins envisions a world where individuals are empowered to fulfill their God-given potential, collaborate with others, and take ownership in the well-being and success of their communities. He helps emerging leaders inspire others and influence change. Stephen founded OUTSET in 2014 and currently serves as the network's Editor-in-Chief. He primarily writes about civic and political engagement, education, media, and culture. He also hosts a self-titled podcast on which he speaks to young conservative leaders in activism, business, and media. In addition to OUTSET, Stephen is a communications specialist and leadership coach. Originally from Houston, Stephen now lives and works in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.