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Libertarian Landslide: Rand Paul Wins Big (Again) at CPAC

March 10th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 5 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) “CPAC Shifts to the Libertarians” — Daily Beast headline.  “A Rand Paul Rout in CPAC Straw Poll” — Politico Magazine headline. The headlines tell the story — and an exciting story it is. The Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) is the nation’s largest annual gathering of conservative [...]

THEY SAID IT…

February 28th, 2014 (No Comments)

JAY LENO’S LAST STAB AT OBAMACARE: “And the worst thing about losing this job, I’m no longer covered by NBC. I have to sign up for Obamacare!” — Jay Leno on his last day as host of The Tonight Show, Feb. 6, 2014. RAND PAUL TAKES ON NSA: “The Fourth Amendment states that warrants issued must be [...]

Campaign for Liberty: National ID Is Back

February 28th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 4 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) Bad ideas never seem to go away. The Republican House leadership has unveiled brand-new “Immigration Reform Principles” — and the pro-liberty organization Campaign for Liberty reports this proposal resurrects once again the foul idea of a national ID. In a section entitled “Employment Verification and Workplace [...]

Video: Coffeecare —The Affordable Coffee Act

February 27th, 2014 (No Comments)

You know how you buy a cup of coffee. You just go into the store, ask for what you want, and pay. End of story. But… What if we had to buy our coffee like the government is now forcing us to buy health insurance? What if, like Obamacare, we had… Coffeecare? This scathing and [...]

FREE Libertarian E-Book: The Morality of Capitalism

February 25th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 4 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) In recent issues we’ve reviewed and recommended two outstanding free e-books available through Students For Liberty (SFL): After the Welfare State and Why Liberty. Now we’re pleased to suggest one more great SFL title to add to your ebook library. The Morality of Capitalism: What [...]

Campaign Expert: A Libertarian President — Sooner Than You Think

February 24th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 4 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) Good news! Libertarianism is spreading fast, especially among the young. As a result, we may see a libertarian president — a lot sooner than we might think. That’s the startling but fact-based opinion of highly-respected Democratic presidential campaign expert Joe Trippi. Trippi has [...]

They Said It

February 15th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the They Said It section in Volume 19, No. 3 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) LIBERTARIANS, REPEAT AFTER ME: “Libertarians, repeat after me. The goal is human liberty. The dream is human liberty. The ideal is human liberty. The end is human liberty. Therefore the subject is human liberty. And what does liberty encompass? All things wonderful, productive, [...]

GOP Denounces NSA Spying as Unconstitutional; Calls for Repeal, Investigation

February 13th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 3 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) Hey: the Republican Party National Committee has gone all Edward Snowden on us. In what TIME magazine calls “the latest indication of a growing libertarian wing of the GOP,” the Republican National Committee (RNC) passed a Resolution on January 24 calling for Republicans in [...]

VIDEO: Get Rid of the U.S. Department of Un-Education

February 10th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 3 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) “The Department of Education should be closed and its programs terminated,”says the Cato Institute. “Federal intervention into the nation’s schools has consumed great deals of taxpayer money and created large bureaucracies to administer the funding and regulations. It has produced little, if any, [...]

Libertarian Party Response to 2014 State of the Union Address: “Americans’ Rights Violated Like Never Before”

February 9th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 3 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) Perhaps you heard President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address and the GOP responses.The Libertarian Party responded as well, lambasting the Big Government policies of both parties and offering a pro-liberty alternative in a hard-hitting statement from Executive Director Wes Benedict. Naturally the mass [...]

Ex-TSA Agent: “We Laughed at, and Abused, American Citizens”

February 9th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 3 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) “Dear America, I Saw You Naked. And Yes, We Were Laughing.” That’s the title of a damning expose of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in Politico Magazine, subtitled “Confessions of an ex-TSA Agent” and written by former Transportation Security Officer Jason Harrington. [...]

They Said It…

January 10th, 2014 (No Comments)

SECRETIVE US SPECIAL OP FORCES DEPLOYED WORLDWIDE: “A review of open-source information reveals that in 2012 and 2013, US Special Operations forces (SOF) were likely deployed to — or training, advising or operating with the personnel of — more than 100 foreign countries. And that’s probably an undercount. In 2011, then-SOCOM spokesman Colonel Tim Nye told TomDispatch [...]

Washington Post: Year 2013 Proved “Paranoids” Were… Right

January 8th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 1 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) “2013 is the year that proved your ‘paranoid’ friend right.” That’s the title of a funny, but alarming, end-of-year column by Washington Post technology policy reporter Andrea Peterson. “Most people involved in the tech scene have at least one friend who has been warning everyone [...]

VIDEO: 2014 — The Most Libertarian Year Ever?

January 7th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 1 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) Here’s a great way to start 2014: Indulge in a healthy dose of realistic libertarianism optimism! In this short (two minutes) video, Reason TV’s Nick Gillespie gives three solid reasons why 2014 might well be the most libertarian year ever. The best thing is, [...]

Gallup Poll: Nearly 3 in 4 Americans Say “Big Government Is Our Greatest Threat”

January 7th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 1 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) For nearly 50 years Gallup has polled the American public on this question: “In your opinion, which of the following will be the biggest threat to the country in the future — big business, big labor, or big government?” In mid-December Gallup announced this [...]

Rand Paul and Sen. Cory Booker: We’re Taking On the Drug War in 2014

January 7th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 19, No. 1 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) Talk about New Year’s resolutions. Liberal Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey and Sen. Rand Paul (R-Liberty) have publicly vowed, via Twitter, to work together to take on the failed War on Drugs in 2014. The idea of a partnership between the two on [...]

How the Government Stole Christmas

January 6th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 18, No. 24 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) Forget the Grinch — it’s the government that’s stealing Christmas. So reports Americans for Tax Reform, a non-profit group that works for lower taxes and smaller government. (The following article is based on their 2011 report.) The holidays are supposed to be a season for giving [...]

Videos: Christmas Edition

January 5th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From the Intellectual Ammunition section in Volume 18, No. 24 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) “I Saw Daddy Pat Down Santa Claus” (A Very TSA Christmas Song)  Hilarious! See what happens when the holiday season’s most frequent flier meets… the TSA! “I Saw Daddy Pat Down Santa Claus” is written and performed by the renowned comedian Remy, produced [...]

They Said It…

January 4th, 2014 (No Comments)

(From Volume 18, No. 24 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) CHRISTMAS AND DEFICITS:  “Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want and their kids pay for it.” — Richard Lamm, former Governor of Colorado. IS SANTA CLAUS A DEMOCRAT, REPUBLICAN, OR… “If [...]

They Said It…

December 23rd, 2013 (No Comments)

(From Volume 18, No. 23 of the Liberator Online. Subscribe here!) DOUBLE TROUBLE: “The federal budget has doubled in size in 12 years, from $1.9 trillion in 2001 to $3.8 trillion this year.” — David Eldridge, Washington Times reporter, “Rep. Nancy Pelosi: Nothing left to cut in budget…” Washington Times, Sept. 22, 2013. CALLING MR. ORWELL: “…incorrect promise…” — New York Timesdescription of [...]

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