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Fear Shouldn’t Dictate Action

July 28th, 2016 (No Comments)

Fear Shouldn’t Dictate Action This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. In the last year, dozens of student protests on college campuses have called for everything from supporting the #BlackLivesMatter movement to demanding that school administrators address microaggressions on campus. From Mizzou to Yale [...]

With Anti-Christian College Bill, California Universities Might Become Even Costlier

July 27th, 2016 (No Comments)

With Anti-Christian College Bill, California Universities Might Become Even Costlier This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. California is slowly becoming a state so intolerant to freedom, many argue it might as well benefit the rest of the country if it achieves its independence. [...]

How Crony Capitalism Almost Destroyed a Small Vegan Business

July 26th, 2016 (No Comments)

How Crony Capitalism Almost Destroyed a Small Vegan Business This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Crony capitalism, what many still believe to be actual capitalism, is everywhere. That’s why every aspect of modern life seems to be ruled by those who nurture a [...]

How Regulation & the Fed Killed the Competitive Spirit in the Banking Community

July 25th, 2016 (No Comments)

How Regulation & the Fed Killed the Competitive Spirit in the Banking Community This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. During a recent House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing, a group of lawmakers wanted to know why there have been so few [...]

Airbnb to Collect Taxes from Los Angeles Users

July 19th, 2016 (No Comments)

Airbnb to Collect Taxes from Los Angeles Users This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Airbnb, the short-term rental app, has recently agreed to go along with officials in Los Angeles by requiring users to collect hotel taxes from their clients. The three-year agreement [...]

Don’t Be Fooled by the DOJ’s Proposed Legislation

July 18th, 2016 (No Comments)

Don’t Be Fooled by the DOJ’s Proposed Legislation This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Two years ago, Microsoft refused to comply with a warrant concerning information hosted in Ireland, and the case was brought to court where justices ruled against the tech giant. [...]

After Dallas, People Are Being Arrested for Posting Inflammatory Comments Online

July 13th, 2016 (No Comments)

After Dallas, People Are Being Arrested for Posting Inflammatory Comments Online This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Speech protections are being denied for those who harshly criticize law enforcement online, The Intercept has reported. In Detroit, four men were arrested this past week [...]

Arizona Court Rules that Weed Smell Enough Justification for Search Warrant

July 12th, 2016 (No Comments)

Arizona Court Rules that Weed Smell Enough Justification for Search Warrant This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. In current-day America, the Constitution’s protections against unreasonable searches and seizures by the government is nothing but a suggestion. In Arizona, the careless approach to the [...]

San Francisco Bans Pool Toys in the Name of Science

July 11th, 2016 (No Comments)

San Francisco Bans Pool Toys in the Name of Science This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. The city of San Francisco has made history in many different, and often significant and terrifying ways. The home of the nation’s largest Federal Reserve System bank [...]

Education Theater

July 10th, 2016 (No Comments)

Education Theater This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. I think education is a natural system that can’t be centrally planned. And yet, that’s exactly what we try to do with curriculum-and-textbook-based learning. Scope, sequence, grading children by age, all of that is done [...]

Big Government Killed Alton Sterling

July 7th, 2016 (No Comments)

Big Government Killed Alton Sterling This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Alton Sterling was known as the “CD man” in his neighborhood where Abdullah Muflahi allowed the 37-year-old black man to sell tunes and DVDs outside his convenience store. The owner of Triple [...]

Jailing Journalists Over FOIA Requests Makes Government Less Accountable

July 6th, 2016 (No Comments)

Jailing Journalists Over FOIA Requests Makes Government Less Accountable This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests are often treated like a cancer within federal government agencies. For obvious reasons. Instead of handling them directly, federal agencies often stonewall [...]

Video Game Shows the Economic Benefits of Legalizing Marijuana

July 5th, 2016 (No Comments)

Video Game Shows the Economic Benefits of Legalizing Marijuana This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. In a truly free society, individuals would be able to provide the products consumers are after without having to deal with the restrictions imposed by bureaucrats. When analyzed [...]

There Is Hope! – How to Safeguard Free Speech On Campus

June 30th, 2016 (No Comments)

There Is Hope! – How to Safeguard Free Speech On Campus This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. For the last year, I’ve written more than a dozen articles about free speech on college campuses. From safe spaces, to microaggression reporting systems, and multiple [...]

Bill Targeting Climate Change Skepticism Withdrawn, But Fight Against Dissent Continues

June 28th, 2016 (No Comments)

Bill Targeting Climate Change Skepticism Withdrawn, But Fight Against Dissent Continues This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Due to what many call California’s state religion, a Senate bill scheduled for floor action this past week could have put Golden State businesses in legal [...]

Better Economic Prospects, Not Incarceration, Behind US Crime Decline

June 27th, 2016 (No Comments)

Better Economic Prospects, Not Incarceration, Behind US Crime Decline This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. For the past two decades, crime in the United States has declined considerably. Compared to the crime rate of the early 1990s, US crime rates have fallen about [...]

After Brexit, Is Amexit Next? This ​Libertarian Congressman Says Yes

June 26th, 2016 (No Comments)

After Brexit, Is Amexit Next? This Libertarian Congressman Says Yes This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. After Britons voted to leave the European Union on June 23, libertarian-leaning Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) decided to lead the charge to get the United States out [...]

As Use of Pot Drops, Prohibitionists Must Look Elsewhere for Pro-Drug War Arguments

June 22nd, 2016 (No Comments)

As Use of Pot Drops, Prohibitionists Must Look Elsewhere for Pro-Drug War Arguments This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. The Washington Post has recently reported that rates of marijuana use among teens who reside in Colorado are unchanged when compared to data gathered [...]

Remember: the FBI Is Still Trying to Have Full Access to NSA’s ‘Unfiltered’ Data

June 21st, 2016 (No Comments)

Remember: the FBI Is Still Trying to Have Full Access to NSA’s ‘Unfiltered’ Data This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. As the country follows the cries of politicians in Washington doing their best to undermine our security and freedom in the name of the [...]

Supreme Court Upholds Illegal Searches Prompted by the War on Drugs

June 20th, 2016 (No Comments)

Supreme Court Upholds Illegal Searches Prompted by the War on Drugs This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. When discussing the ongoing surveillance programs run by the US government’s National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013, Dr. Ron Paul said that “the Fourth Amendment is [...]

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