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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” [...]

A Rough Week for Free Speech – Fraternity Edition

May 15th, 2016 (No Comments)

A Rough Week for Free Speech – Fraternity Edition This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. It’s been a rough few weeks for free speech on college campuses with regard to Greek Life. In two separate instances at Illinois colleges, fraternities came under fire [...]

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.

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 [...]

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 [...]

What’s Happening with the Advocates (05/23/13)

June 25th, 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 [...]

Woody Harrelson: People Would Do Fine Without Government

June 24th, 2013 (No Comments)

Woody Harrelson is one of the world’s most famous and respected film stars. He’s also well known as an outspoken activist for causes including civil liberties, peace, environmental issues and relegalizing marijuana. In an interview in the June / July 2013 Issue of Details magazine Harrelson expands on his political views — revealing a strong skepticism about [...]

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