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VIDEO: “Obama’s Taylor Swift Strategy: Shake It Off (Remy Remix)”

October 28th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 18 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) A new video by the liberty-minded comedian Remy is always a cause for celebration. In this one Remy rewrites the Taylor Swift hit “Shake It Off,” turning it into a kind of Obama administration manifesto. So true that’s it’s downright scary. Also, [...]

New York Magazine: “A New Generation of Libertarians”

October 27th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 18 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) Are cutting-edge companies like Uber and Airbnb creating a new generation of libertarians? Consider this fascinating snippet from New York Magazine’s interview with legendary Silicon Valley entrepreneur-provocateur (and self-described “McGovern libertarian”) Marc Andreessen, in their October 20, 2014 issue. New York Magazine: Politicians like Rand [...]

They Said It… With Hillary Clinton, Pat Buchanan, and More

October 26th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the They Said It section in Volume 19, No. 18 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) HILLARY:  “Don’t let anybody tell you that it’s corporations and businesses that create jobs.” — Hillary Clinton, speaking at a political rally in Massachusetts, Oct 24, 2014. (Clinton supporters claim she is quoted out of context; you can find their argument here.) INSANITY: “We borrow [...]

Abolish NSA, Exonerate Snowden, Stop Illegal Spying: Libertarian Candidates Pledge

October 21st, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 17 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) Scores of Libertarian Party candidates for federal office have pledged to downsize the bloated federal government  — in these big and specific ways: * Eliminate the federal income tax * End the War on Drugs * Abolish the NSA * Cut military spending by 60% [...]

VIDEOS: The 5 Best — and 5 Worst — Libertarian TV Shows Ever

October 20th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 17 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) Reason’s Nick Gillespie recently went out on a limb and picked the 5 best libertarian-themed TV shows ever. And then, while arguments were still raging — how could you leave off Yes Minister, Firefly, and Green Acres, you @#%%^^^!!! — Gillespie crept further [...]

Major Study: U.S. and World Economic Liberty is Fading

October 17th, 2014 (No Comments)

Economic liberty — essential for human progress and well-being — has dropped significantly worldwide. And the United States — once the very symbol of economic freedom — has fallen behind many other countries in this crucial area. That’s the disturbing finding of the 18th annual Economic Freedom of the World Annual Report, a highly-regarded measuring of economic [...]

They Said It… From John Stossel, Judge Napolitano And More

October 15th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the They Said It… section in Volume 19, No. 17 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) BAN THE BANNERS: “I wonder just how many things social conservatives would outlaw if they thought the public would accept the bans. [Tony Perkins, president of the conservative Family Research Council] doesn’t approve of gambling, gay marriage, plural marriage, sex work or making [...]

Grover Norquist: The Future Looks Libertarian

October 8th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 16 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) One of America’s most influential Republican leaders says that libertarians are winning big victories, creating new coalitions, and seem to be the wave of the future. Grover Norquist is the founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform (ATR). His article “Beyond Rand Paul: [...]

They Said It

October 7th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the They Said It section in Volume 19, No. 16 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here! TAX KARMA: “I’m at the breaking point. It’s not because I don’t like paying taxes. I have voted for every park, every library, all the school improvements, for light rail, for anything that will make this city better. But now I can’t [...]

Cut Military Spending by 60%: Libertarian Candidates Pledge

October 6th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 16 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) As we noted last issue, scores of Libertarian Party candidates for federal office have pledged to downsize the bloated federal government — in four big and specific ways: Eliminate the federal income tax End the War on Drugs Abolish the NSA Cut military spending [...]

Robbery With a Badge: Shocking New Report

October 4th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 16 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) Asset forfeiture is a dull name for a shocking little-known legal device that allows law enforcement officials to take your cash and property — without a warrant or criminal charges of any kind — and keep most of the proceeds. That’s right: they [...]

VIDEO: Acclaimed Introduction to the Philosophy of Liberty

October 3rd, 2014 (No Comments)

The Philosophy of Liberty is an eight-minute animated film by Kerry Pearson (aka Lux Lucre) based on the prologue of Ken Schoolland’s outstanding libertarian book The Adventures of Jonathan Gullible. Millions of people have viewed the video. It’s online in English at YouTube and elsewhere, and it’s also available in about 40 other languages and several video formats at [...]

Libertarian Candidates Pledge: Abolish the Income Tax

September 22nd, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 15 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) Scores of Libertarian Party candidates for federal office have pledged to downsize the bloated federal government — in these big and specific ways: Eliminate the federal income tax End the War on Drugs Abolish the NSA Cut military spending by 60% We’ll be examining those [...]

Joe Biden: Impeach the President If He Goes to War Without Congressional Approval

September 20th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 15 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) In a bold move, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has declared it would be unconstitutional for the president to go to war without consulting Congress. Further, Biden has pledged to demand the president’s impeachment should he do so. Said Biden: “I [...]

VIDEO: Remy Takes on the ISIS Crisis

September 18th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 15 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) How to deal with the ISIS crisis? In this amazing video, the Obama administration’s ISIS Response Team — all roles played by the wonderful liberty-minded comedian Remy — ponders various options. It’s a modern-day Dr. Strangelove, as they consider using some hideous all-new weapons [...]

They Said It… Ann Coulter, Jacob Sollum, Milton Friedman and More

September 17th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the They Said It section in Volume 19, No. 15 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) ANN COULTER WANTS TO DROWN LIBERTARIAN VOTERS:  “The biggest current danger for Republicans is that idiots will vote for Libertarian candidates in do-or-die Senate elections… If you are considering voting for the Libertarian candidate in any Senate election, please send me [...]

The Biggest Danger: Terrorists or Government?

September 16th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 15 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) Libertarian and economist Robert Higgs writes at his Facebook page about the relative danger to you from Islamic terrorists and U.S. governments: “Unless you go to the Middle East, the probability of your being harmed by Islamic fanatics is so close to zero that for [...]

America’s Real Welfare Queens: Fortune 100 Companies

September 3rd, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 14 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) Earlier this year Open the Books, a non-partisan watchdog group advocating transparency in public spending, issued a genuinely shocking report that added up all federal grants, loans, direct payments, and insurance subsidies going to private companies. Among its findings: corporate-welfare payments from the federal government to [...]

Are You on the Fed’s Terrorist Watchlist?

September 1st, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 14 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) You can be pulled into the NSA’s database, put on a terrorist watchlist, and receive discriminatory treatment from local, state, and national law enforcement agents — without warning or notice, and for something as innocent as a Facebook or Twitter post. So reports journalist Arjun [...]

VIDEO: Fire Sale on U.S. Military Tanks — Get One for Your Town Today!

August 30th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 14 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) Millions of Americans were shocked to see protestors in Ferguson, Missouri met with a militarized police force decked out in Kevlar vests, helmets, and camouflage, armed with pistols, shotguns, automatic rifles, and tear gas, and riding in armored military vehicles. Though the [...]

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