Originally appeared in Left and Right, Spring 1965, pp. 4-22. The reprint of this article is occasioned by the startlingly uncritical attitude American conservatives have shown toward the consolidation of state power that has been unleashed since the atrocities of September 11. It is Murray Rothbard's manifesto on traditional American political alliances, and how they will not defend fundamental human rights and liberties. It so inspiration and so filled with insight that it will cause you to think about politics in a completely different way. To search for Mises Institute titles, enter a keyword and "LvMI" (short for Ludwig von Mises Institute); e.g., "Depression LvMI"