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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 [...]

Burger King: “Bye” to U.S. High Taxes

August 29th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 14 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) This popular meme floating around the web pretty much says it all: Statists: If you don’t like the laws, then leave! Burger King: K, bye. Statists: OMG NO, YOU CAN’T DO THAT, YOU UN-AMERICAN, TRAITOR, GREEDY PEOPLE! WE WANT TO STEAL MORE [...]

THEY SAID IT…

August 28th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the They Said It section in Volume 19, No. 14 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) AMERICANS MAD AT GOV’T, WANT LESS OF IT: “It is difficult to overstate the depth of the anger and alienation that a majority of all Americans feel toward the federal government. A June 30, 2014, Gallup poll found that Americans’ level of confidence [...]

Rand Paul, Others: Demilitarize the Police

August 20th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 13 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) “We Must Demilitarize the Police” is the title of a bold article by Sen. Rand Paul at TIME.com. Written as the troubles in riot-torn Ferguson, Missouri were escalating, Paul says: “The outrage in Ferguson is understandable — though there is never an excuse for rioting [...]

THEY SAID IT…

August 19th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the They Said It section in Volume 19, No. 13 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) LIBERTARIAN VICTORIES: “If fewer people are caged for inhaling the smoke of a plant, that’s a libertarian victory. If fewer people’s doors are kicked in late at night by police officers dressed in combat fatigues, that’s a libertarian victory. If more cancer patients [...]

But Can You Fire Him? Robert Higgs on “Public Servants”

August 18th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the President’s Corner section in Volume 19, No. 13 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) Public “servants.” We pay their salaries, right? So they work for us, right? Well… no. The great libertarian writer Robert Higgs recently posted this imaginary dialogue at his always-enlightening Facebook page: Did you hire him? No. Can you fire him? No. Did you [...]

VIDEO: Remy’s Tips for Improving the TSA

August 15th, 2014 (No Comments)

The Transportation Molestation Administration — oops, we mean the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) — recently announced they were seeking suggestions from their victims — oops, we mean the public — for how to improve airport security lines. They even offered $15,000 in prizes for the best tips. And that inspired the great liberty-minded comedian Remy to offer [...]

“A Masterwork”: Rave Review for Libertarianism in One Lesson

August 14th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 13 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) David Bergland’s classic introduction to libertarianism, Libertarianism in One Lesson (published by the Advocates), has been given a rave review by longtime libertarian activist and writer Charlie Burris at LewRockwell.com. Burris begins by complimenting “the brilliant strategic insight of 1984 Libertarian Party presidential candidate [...]

New York Times: End the Federal War on Marijuana

August 5th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 12 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) In a major and historic breakthrough for libertarians and other advocates of marijuana re-legalization, the New York Times editorial board has called for ending the federal war on marijuana. Here are excerpts from the July 27 editorial, entitled “Repeal Prohibition, Again”: “It took 13 years [...]

Buckley for Senate

August 4th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 12 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) One of the most famous family names in American political history is once again on the ballot and in the national news. John Buckley — cousin of the renowned late conservative icon William F. Buckley and former U.S. Senator James L. Buckley [...]

VIDEO: Remy’s “What are the Chances? (An IRS Love Song)”

August 1st, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 12 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) A new video by the great liberty-minded comic Remy is always a cause for celebration. Here’s his latest: “What are the Chances? (An IRS Love Song)“. Remy, decked out handsomely in country music duds, croons a country-flavored ode to the IRS scandal [...]

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