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ACA Health Coverage Approval Drops, Experts Blame Mandates

June 14th, 2016 (No Comments)

ACA Health Coverage Approval Drops, Experts Blame Mandates This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. After Goldman Sachs confirmed that the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate is leading to a rise in involuntary part-time employment, Obamacare continues to make the news nationwide, but not because the current administration [...]

​THANKYOU: Citibank Sues AT&T Over Infringement of Trademark Law

June 13th, 2016 (No Comments)

​ THANKYOU: Citibank Sues AT&T Over Infringement of Trademark Law This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Chapman University law professor Tom W. Bell once told Reason magazine that copyright law goes against free speech rights protected under the US Constitution. But to Citigroup, the banking [...]

US Lawmakers Want America to Be More Like Russia, Seriously

June 8th, 2016 (No Comments)

US Lawmakers Want America to Be More Like Russia, Seriously This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Instead of attempting to lower the income tax so we might, indeed, become more like Mother Russia where it counts, Reps. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Ted Lieu [...]

As Gun Buying Rates Shoot Up, Gun Haters Forget We’re Not All Bitter, Old, White Men

June 7th, 2016 (No Comments)

As Gun Buying Rates Shoot Up, Gun Haters Forget We’re Not All Bitter, Old, White Men This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. The employment rate may be dropping, but the gun sales rate is pretty darn high. According to reports produced by the [...]

Minimum Wage Laws Push Young Blacks Out of the Workforce

June 6th, 2016 (No Comments)

Minimum Wage Laws Push Young Blacks Out of the Workforce This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Unemployment is in the news again. But the media’s focus on the presidential elections seems to keep Americans from discussing the ongoing economic disaster we haven’t had [...]

FDA Ignores Science, Pushes for Nutrition Label Changes

June 1st, 2016 (No Comments)

FDA Ignores Science, Pushes for Nutrition Label Changes This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. The US Food and Drug Administration is at it again, trying to find even more reasons to get involved in the eating habits of Americans and US residents. To [...]

Gov’t Watchdog Worried About Consumer Privacy Offers no Solution to the Federal Surveillance State

May 31st, 2016 (No Comments)

Gov’t Watchdog Worried About Consumer Privacy Offers no Solution to the Federal Surveillance State This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Recently, the Government Accountability Office released a report on issues regarding “surreptitious tracking apps,” hoping to identify the problems with cellphone features used [...]

Drug-Testing Industry Heavily Invested in Keeping Pot Illegal

May 30th, 2016 (No Comments)

Drug-Testing Industry Heavily Invested in Keeping Pot Illegal This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. The US government’s war on drugs has always counted with a great deal of support coming from a variety of special interest groups. Crony capitalism, it seems, is always [...]

What does “unschooling” mean?

May 28th, 2016 (No Comments)

What does “unschooling” mean? This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Unschooling. It doesn’t mean you leave them to their own devices. I have a boy interested in relative size and divisibility of matter and time. He tells me that matter is [...]

Pennsylvania School Bus Waste Story Nothing New

May 24th, 2016 (No Comments)

Pennsylvania School Bus Waste Story Nothing New This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Another day, another story of government waste. Each year, Watchdog.org reports, Pennsylvania school districts spend over $54 million of taxpayer money on transportation services provided by contractors who do not [...]

US ‘Fights al Qaeda’ in Yemen, But Refuses to Do the Same in Syria

May 23rd, 2016 (No Comments)

US ‘Fights al Qaeda’ in Yemen, But Refuses to Do the Same in Syria This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Earlier this month, the Pentagon acknowledged sending American troops to Yemen for the first time since the beginning of the Yemeni civil war. [...]

FBI Refuses to Disclose Details on Software Security Flaw; What Does the Gov’t Have to Hide?

May 19th, 2016 (No Comments)

FBI Refuses to Disclose Details on Software Security Flaw; What Does the Gov’t Have to Hide? This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. The fight ignited by Apple continues, as the feud between the tech industry and the US government warms up because Mozilla, [...]

City Uses Pot Taxes to Help the Homeless

May 18th, 2016 (No Comments)

City Uses Pot Taxes to Help the Homeless This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Drug legalization continues to be an important topic. And as local governments look to marijuana taxes as a reliable way to boost their revenue, more Americans now see a [...]

Bloomberg Reports: The Gold Standard Is Popular Again

May 17th, 2016 (No Comments)

Bloomberg Reports: The Gold Standard Is Popular Again This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Bloomberg has published an article recently discussing the gold standard, its critics, and its backers. And according to the media company’s assessment, “one of the oldest ideas about money” [...]

What are the Hidden Costs of Sending Children to Government Schools?

April 17th, 2016 (No Comments)

What are the Hidden Costs of Sending Children to Government Schools? This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Editor’s Note: Although this isn’t strictly a conversation, it’s something to think about when weighing the educational options for one’s children.  If I took a [...]

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 [...]

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