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November 21, 2014 at 10:25 am
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November 20, 2014 at 3:47 pm
It's certainly better than having them in our pockets, right?
November 20, 2014 at 11:25 am
For what do you use "The Force"?
November 20, 2014 at 10:25 am
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November 19, 2014 at 7:12 pm
What politics looks like to a libertarian.
November 19, 2014 at 2:42 pm
Do you agree? Should we abolish the IRS?
Former Libertarian Presidential Nominee Gary Johnson on taxes and efforts to include third-party candidates in the Presidential debates.
November 19, 2014 at 12:45 pm
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November 19, 2014 at 10:25 am
What is the non-aggression principle? Here's Mary J Ruwart Ph.D.'s answer:
QUESTION: What is the libertarian non-aggression principle? MY SHORT ANSWER: Libertarianism is based on a single ideal, the non-aggression Keep Calm And Be Non-Aggressiveprinciple. Libertarians oppose the initiation of force to achieve social or political goals. They reject "first-strike" force, fra…
November 18, 2014 at 10:39 pm
"The only way to clean up campaign financing is to quit allowing the federal government to subsidize campaigns, repeal all the campaign-finance laws, and make the federal government so small that it won't be worth buying access to." -- Harry Browne
November 18, 2014 at 6:39 pm
November 18, 2014 at 2:17 pm
What do you think? Is the CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, Elon Musk, a libertarian?
November 10, 2014 - Elon Musk may not be the only billionaire libertarian, but he's likely the most innovative. The dude founded Tesla Motors and SpaceX, revolutionizing electric car and rocket science technology. He also chairs SolarCity, another company he helped start, one of the top solar energy…
November 18, 2014 at 9:43 am
How deep are the roots of liberty within you?
November 17, 2014 at 8:20 pm
How many gravely ill patients must die at the hands of the FDA?
Never mind Ebola, terrorists and school shootings. Abolish the FDA What Americans should fear is… the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). The FDA's failure to approve life-saving drugs in a timely fashion is killing thousands, even tens of thousands, of Americans every year, critics charge.
November 17, 2014 at 4:02 pm
It would be a bit more of an accurate ending, wouldn't you say?
November 17, 2014 at 11:42 am
An interesting discussion about voting and whether or not it advances liberty going on here:
Voting Results 57 % 43 % Voting Advances Liberty / Voting Does Not Advance Liberty Does voting advance liberty? Read the arguments below and decide. To vote (voting is anonymous), read both articles and choose the one that makes the best case. Then click on the blue or orange tabs running alongside…
November 16, 2014 at 10:40 pm
"The technology in the two-foot-square device enables investigators to scoop data from tens of thousands of cellphones in a single flight"
The Justice Department is scooping up data from thousands of mobile phones through devices deployed on airplanes that mimic cellphone towers, a high-tech hunt for criminal suspects that is snagging a large number of innocent Americans, according to people familiar with the operations.
November 16, 2014 at 5:57 pm
Surely, James Madison said, "If you've got nothing to hide, there's nothing to fear," right?
November 16, 2014 at 12:58 pm
What do you think about one person dictating policy via executive order?
Congressional Republicans are vowing to fight President Barack Obama's plan to take change immigration laws through executive action.
November 15, 2014 at 7:49 pm
Words in the political vernacular seem to change meaning much faster than these examples.
What are some of the ones you've noticed have shifted in meaning?
Words change meaning all the time -- and over time. Language historian Anne Curzan takes a closer look at this phenomenon, and shares some words that used to mean something totally different.