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A Libertarian’s New Year’s Resolutions

December 28th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Libertarian’s New Year’s Resolutions section in Volume 19, No. 27 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) Editor’s Note: Several years ago, Harry Browne — 1996 and 2000 Libertarian Party presidential candidate, world-renowned libertarian speaker and writer, and very good friend of the Advocates — made his New Year’s resolutions. The result was a compact how-to of effective [...]

Ron Paul: My New Year’s Resolutions for Congress

December 26th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Libertarian’s New Year’s Resolutions section in Volume 19, No. 27 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) In late December 2012, as he approached retirement from Congress, Ron Paul presented some New Year’s resolutions for his fellow members of Congress to ponder.  If anything, they’re more relevant today than ever, and we’re pleased to share them with you.  * [...]

What’s Happening with the Advocates

December 17th, 2013 (No Comments)

ADVOCATES LIBERTARIAN COMMUNICATION EVENTS: Advocates President Sharon Harris will be conducting libertarian communication workshops or giving speeches at these upcoming events: January 2014: Communication workshop in New Orleans. Place and date TBA. January 2014: Communication workshop in Kennesaw, GA. Place and date TBA. February 2014: Communication workshop in Nashville. Place and date TBA. March 2014: Communication workshop in Colorado. Sunday, March 30, Golden, Colorado, sponsored [...]

News From the Advocates

November 11th, 2013 (No Comments)

UPCOMING ADVOCATES LIBERTARIAN COMMUNICATION EVENTS: Advocates President Sharon Harris will be conducting libertarian communication workshops or giving speeches at these upcoming events: November 16: Communication workshop at Utah Valley University, Orem, UT, sponsored by Libertas Institute, Students for Liberty, Young Americans for LIberty and Campaign for Liberty November 19: Speech at meeting of Atlanta Chapter of America’s Future Foundation. Attendees will learn how to [...]

MILESTONE: World’s Smallest Political Quiz Taken 20 MILLION Times

November 1st, 2013 (No Comments)

The Advocates for Self-Government is pleased to announce that on October 20 the online World’s Smallest Political Quiz reached a new milestone. The Quiz has now been taken more than 20 MILLION TIMES since the Advocates put it on the Web in 1995. The World’s Smallest Political Quiz has become an Internet legend – the [...]

What is up with the Advocates?

October 15th, 2013 (No Comments)

UPCOMING ADVOCATES LIBERTARIAN COMMUNICATION EVENTS: Advocates President Sharon Harris will be conducting libertarian communication workshops or giving speeches at these upcoming events: October 19: Speech at University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, sponsored by Students for Liberty. October 26: Speech in Houston, sponsored by the Libertarian Party of Texas. October 27: Communication workshop in Houston, sponsored by the Republican Liberty Caucus, Young Americans for [...]

Advocates Founder Marshall Fritz on an Introduction to Libertarianism

October 10th, 2013 (No Comments)

Marshall Fritz was the founder of the Advocates for Self-Government, and was perhaps best known as the creator of the World’s Smallest Political Quiz. Marshall presented this introduction to libertarianism in 1991, and comes courtesy of Libertarianism.org. Here is the video of it: http://youtu.be/TFCz2R2U_kE.

Which kind of health care would you prefer?

October 3rd, 2013 (No Comments)

Which type of health care system would you prefer? – Personal, Self-Reliant, Controlled costs, Voluntary, Effective, Giving vs. Bureaucratic, Forced, Uncaring, Ineffective, Little control of personal decisions and costs…

Criticize by Creating

September 18th, 2013 (No Comments)

FEE recently launched a speaker-series that resembles TedTalks titled Voice and Exit. Advocates contributor Mary Ruwart was a part of the series. It is innovative and encouraging. The first has a powerful message: criticize by creating. If one wants a better life, better government, better community, better media, better currency, do it. There is a [...]

What’s Happening with the Advocates

September 16th, 2013 (No Comments)

FREE OPH KITS FOR LIBERTARIAN STUDENT GROUPS: Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, we’re giving our acclaimed OPH (Operation Political Homeless) outreach kits to libertarian student groups FREE — if they simply promise to use them a minimum of three times a year and send us photos documenting their OPH activity. OPH — praised as the best [...]

Join Advocates President Sharon Harris For Communication Training!

September 10th, 2013 (No Comments)

Join Advocates President Sharon Harris for our one-of-a-kind Communication Training! UPCOMING ADVOCATES LIBERTARIAN COMMUNICATION EVENTS: Advocates President Sharon Harris will be conducting libertarian communication workshops or giving speeches at these upcoming events: March 8: Keynote speaker at the Libertarian Party of Georgia’s state convention. March 15: Speaker at the Libertarian Party of Tennessee’s state convention. March 29: Speaker at the Libertarian Party [...]

“Thanks to the Communist Party of China, we now know the path to poverty alleviation is Capitalism.”

September 5th, 2013 (No Comments)

In 1981, China counted for 43% of the world’s poor. In 2010, China accounted for 13% of the world’s poor. What changed within China? Capitalism. “Thanks to the Communist Party of China, we now know the path to poverty alleviation is Capitalism.” – Fareed Zakaria Watch this video to see the power of capitalism:

Have you thought about the name Advocates for Self-Government?

September 4th, 2013 (No Comments)

The name of our organization is the Advocates for Self-Government. Have you ever sat and thought about what our name means? We value the individual and every person’s right to govern themselves. So what does this mean? A new video from our friends at Learn Liberty have a great new video on self-ownership.

Reason: Three Reasons Not to Go To War With Syria

September 3rd, 2013 (No Comments)

Reason has published a video with 3 simple reasons why we ought not go to war with Syria. Description: As the Obama administration beats the drum for yet another military engagement, here are three reasons we shouldn’t go to war with Syria.

Should the US intervene in Syria?

August 22nd, 2013 (No Comments)

This is the one year anniversary of the Obama “red line” comments in which the President stated that the military should intervene if Assad used chemical weapons. Sadly, it is clear that the Syrian government did. Now the President now has a choice: intervene in Syria or let his words ring hollow. In a video post [...]

Facebook Shows the Morality of Capitalism

August 21st, 2013 (No Comments)

Facebook is reaching a saturation point. They need a new market of users to continue growth. Yesterday, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO, announced that they will invest in new infrastructure in emerging markets to bring internet to 5 Million people around the world. (http://cnnmon.ie/1dsZkKj) This newfound tool for information sharing will build new ways [...]

The Original Internet Political Quiz Gets a New Home

July 10th, 2013 (No Comments)

The Advocates for Self-Government is pleased to launch its revamped website as a new hub for all libertarian activists and for anyone who would like to learn more about libertarianism. The libertarian non-profit that created the world-famous World’s Smallest Political Quiz is launching www.TheAdvocates.org as a center for numerous new resources, including “Libertarian Answers,” a searchable database [...]

Share your story with us!

July 8th, 2013 (No Comments)

For most libertarians, the realization that libertarianism was the philosophy to follow came in one eureka moment. Suddenly, it all made sense! We want to know about your moment. What triggered you to become a libertarian? Give us the who/what/when/where/why of your conversion to liberty. Write a statement, make a video, sing a song…however you [...]

They Said It…

June 26th, 2013 (No Comments)

JAY LENO — BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR: “We wanted a president who listens to all Americans. Now we have one.” — Jay Leno, June 7, 2013. WELCOMING THE DEBATE: “President Obama said he welcomes a national debate over our surveillance policies. He said that’s a debate we wouldn’t have had five years ago. Five years ago? It’s [...]

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