Candidate Donald Trump sounds like an old school, law-and-order Republican mayor, someone like Philadelphia cop turned mayor, Frank Rizzo. More cops, get them dirty immigrants outta here and get our jobs back from China. This is the same kind of small-minded, break-with-reality nonsense that ignorant populists have been spewing for 40+ years. These pat answers are no more relevant or appropriate today than they were last century. But they have grown more dangerous.
MLK is about freedom and conscience. Not “service”.
Declare government a terrorist organization before it comes for you.
Nonviolence, argues Dr Michael Nagler in the above talk (well worth its 46 minutes), always makes things better, even when we who practice it get hurt or killed. I have to agree. For the more skeptical, think of it this way: at least it’s not making things worse. Consider this: in India, where nonviolent resistance […]
The constitution is broken. Either it authorizes this spendthrift maxarchist police state, or it fails to prevent it. Much of those four historic pieces of parchment are dead letter. The president rules by executive order and sends us into wars on his own authority. The second amendment has been eviscerated. The fourth amendment is a […]
A dad who told his kids about the latest federal government expenditure of their future production got an unexpected response: his poor son – astonished by the news – broke into tears. Son: “Our money belongs to us. … Is it a joke?” Dad: “It’s not a joke.” Son: “Isn’t it? We don’t have any […]
OpenCongress is upset that a Republican senator is holding the confirmation of the Special Inspector General at the Treasury Department whose job is to “oversee the whole process and make sure that the taxpayersâ€™ money was being used legitimately” for the bank bailout. Sen Bunning: $50 million for Watchdog to Watch Nothing They speculate that […]
On Saturday afternoon I had an epiphany. I realized that we needed a central website where you can find basic information on Ian Freeman’s arrest and that included links to all relevant blog posts, videos, news coverage and other media. 93Days.com was Born So I set to work. I asked for help on some of […]
After the September Libertarian National Committee (LNC) meeting and the resulting hubbub about executive session, I decided to approach LNC members – current and former – to see what their thoughts were on their own use of executive session. I contacted all current LNC members via email but only eight of twenty-five chose to respond. […]
Back in July when I created LibertarianPartyCandidates.us, my goal was to help LP candidates get a little more exposure. The national LP was busy with ballot access and people were upset that only a select few candidates were listed on lp.org. I was eager to be a part of the fight for liberty. I’d Call […]