Tibor Machan has written a good article articulating why statist coercion is something we should forbid except under extreme emergency situations, not justify.
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I'm not the only one who thinks Left-Libertarianism is incoherent, confusing and possibly an oxymoron. Sort of like an unfaithful-monogamist.
Machan is one of my favorite libertarian thinkers. There's a difference between being forced to act as government social engineers believe is compassionate and voluntarily acting compassionately - a big difference.
Francis Fukuyama is an example of a statist on the Right who merely gives lip service to Constitutional principles, not much different from the modern liberal statist who constantly denigrates free enterprise, limited government and individualism. Also follow Boudreaux's link to Tibor Machan's response to Fukuyama.