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Change We Can Believe In

September 22nd, 2016 (No Comments)

Change We Can Believe In This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Obviously, we’re not talking about the campaign slogan from eight years ago. We are at a point where the dynamics of media are changing. More media outlets, bloggers, instant LIVE broadcasts, and [...]

What Would It Take To Make You Leave Everything Behind?

September 14th, 2016 (No Comments)

What Would It Take To Make You Leave Everything Behind? This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. The actions that could lead one to leave everything behind is the central theme discussed by Oliver Stone’s newest film, “Snowden.” Framed by the June 2013 release [...]

Learn By Doing

September 8th, 2016 (No Comments)

Learn By Doing This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin He’s right! The best way to learn is to get involved, and just do it. [...]

We Are Changing Lives

September 7th, 2016 (No Comments)

We Are Changing Lives This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Not to exaggerate things, but life-changing moments happen every day. With every interaction, we act in a way that can change someone’s life. We have the potential to use this for a variety of [...]

How Much Is Liberty Worth?

September 1st, 2016 (No Comments)

How Much Is Liberty Worth? This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Recently, I found an interesting piece on Seth Godin’s blog about the fear of giving.  As libertarians, we have a reputation of acting in our own self-interests (not that there’s anything wrong with [...]

Give Them Hope!

August 25th, 2016 (No Comments)

Give Them Hope! This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. I took the opportunity to see the movie Sausage Party (REMINDER: THIS MOVIE IS NOT SAFE FOR KIDS) over the weekend. While filled with raunchy adult humor and innuendo, near the end of the [...]

Great Idea! Now, Can You Make It Happen Without Force?

August 14th, 2016 (No Comments)

Great Idea! Now, Can You Make It Happen Without Force? This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. In order to reach more people, persuade them to adopt a more libertarian outlook, and keep them looking to reject the force of government intervention in our [...]

Pick the Middle Seat

August 11th, 2016 (No Comments)

Pick the Middle Seat This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. If we’ve not met, you may be unaware that I am a big guy. I also travel a lot. For my comfort, that means making sure I sit by the window or on [...]

Our New Project!

August 4th, 2016 (No Comments)

Our New Project! This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. In case you weren’t around for our Facebook Live announcement Monday, Chloe and I introduced to you, our friends and family, our new project, Libertarianism.com. The World’s Smallest Political Quiz has been around for [...]

Free State of Jones: Libertarianism in Pop Culture

July 24th, 2016 (No Comments)

Free State of Jones: Libertarianism in Pop Culture This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Recently, I had the opportunity to see the film, “Free State of Jones.” It is the story inspired by the Civil War era actions in southeastern Mississippi led by [...]

Let’s Just Have A Computer Program Decide Everything

July 21st, 2016 (No Comments)

“Let’s Just Have A Computer Program Decide Everything” This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. On my way to Las Vegas last week for FreedomFest, I had a revelation about “efficient government” and why it does not appeal to me. At least, it does [...]

Self-Government Goes To Those Who Show Up

July 17th, 2016 (No Comments)

Self-Government Goes To Those Who Show Up This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. As libertarians, we understand that personal responsibility is the price we are to pay for individual liberty. We discuss it at length when persuading others about how liberty works. We [...]

It’s BOTH What You Say AND How You Say It

July 14th, 2016 (No Comments)

It’s BOTH What You Say AND How You Say It This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Over the weekend, I happened to interact with a young lady who complained about a couple in front of her at the grocery store using EBT, AKA [...]

The Silver Lining

July 6th, 2016 (No Comments)

The Silver Lining This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. You may have seen a story about one of the presumptive nominees for President and her recent interactions with the FBI. The outcome is one that we can now point to, with regard to [...]

What Do Libertarians Stand For?

June 25th, 2016 (No Comments)

What Do Libertarians Stand For? This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. As a fellow libertarian, that question is rhetorical. We stand for individuality – we believe that individuals can make the best decisions for themselves, governing their own lives. It is, however, something [...]

“Who Can You Absolutely NOT Trust?”

June 19th, 2016 (No Comments)

“Who Can You Absolutely NOT Trust?” This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. When it comes to elections, many voters focus on electing a “good king,” someone who would implement their worldview on others, even if that worldview is TERRIBLE for liberty. If you [...]

Augment Your Outreach With A Follow Up Event

June 15th, 2016 (No Comments)

Augment Your Outreach With A Follow Up Event This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. How long is your typical interaction while tabling or at an outreach event? I’m hopeful that I will have 30 seconds… Just long enough to get in an elevator [...]

More Love

June 13th, 2016 (No Comments)

More Love This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. When we woke up yesterday, the breaking news was about a senseless tragedy that took place overnight in Orlando at Pulse nightclub. That tragedy took 49 of our families and loved ones. As is often [...]

Sometimes, It Takes Time

June 9th, 2016 (No Comments)

Sometimes, It Takes Time This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. “I NEED IT NOW!” – a line from one of JG Wentworth’s television commercials. This is a terrific example of the instant gratification, limited attention, now, NOW, NOW! society we often find ourselves [...]

2016 Libertarian National Convention

June 2nd, 2016 (No Comments)

2016 Libertarian National Convention This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Last week, the Libertarian Party held their biannual convention, nominating their 2016 Presidential ticket, electing leadership for the next two years, and conducting appropriate business. This year’s event was my fourth consecutive national [...]

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